News Stories

May is designated nationally as melanoma/skin cancer detection and prevention month. The Arizona Cancer Center has activities planned to mark the month and sun safety information for you and your family. 

Kirk Adams

Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, Kirk Adams, visited the Arizona Cancer Center April 9 to hear first-hand about the center’s expansion to Phoenix.

Planning, Design and Construction at the University of Arizona has posted an RFQ for the Arizona Cancer Center outpatient clinic to be constructed at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

The 101st annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research will feature AZCC researcher Elena Martinez and honor three early-career UA cancer researchers.

Kirsten Limesand

Arizona Cancer Center scientist Kirsten Limesand, PhD, is researching how to restore salivary gland function in cancer patients.

Eugene W. Gerner, PhD

Two Arizona Cancer Center researchers were honored March 23 by the University of Arizona with the 2010 Technology Innovation Awards. The Technology Innovation Award is given annually in recognition of exemplary innovative achievements in translating original ideas from the laboratory to the marketplace.

Drs. Mahadevan, Cranmer and Swart

The Phoenix Friends Scholar Program supports world-class physician-scientists who show extraordinary potential for significantly advancing cancer treatments.

Lisa Lovallo (left) and Shannon Ortiz

At the Arizona Cancer Center, we act against cancer every day. However, one need not be a physician or researcher to do so. In fact, Cox Media is acting against cancer by helping increase the Arizona Cancer Center’s visibility statewide.

Marianne VanZyll

The Arizona Cancer Center - North Campus is a beautiful building with a warm, welcoming feeling. Part of its friendly atmosphere is due to the efforts of Marianne VanZyll who has been a volunteer at the Arizona Cancer Center for the past 17 years helping nurses and comforting patients.

Mark “Marty” Pagel, PhD, who directs CAMEL

Arizona Cancer Center scientists are conducting research that they expect will lead to earlier and faster monitoring of a patient’s response to cancer treatments.