News Stories

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.

Arizona Cancer Center scientist Elizabeth Jacobs, PhD, has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to research vitamin D and its role in colon cancer.

Join us in Phoenix for a series of informative sessions on how to prevent cancer presented by The Arizona Cancer Center and True Food Kitchen.

Better Than Ever

The Arizona Cancer Center’s Better Than Ever fitness training program encourages people of all fitness levels to make exercise a part of daily life through running, walking and biking in a fun, non-competitive environment. Spring program registration is open through March 15.

Jesse Martinez, PhD

Arizona Cancer Center scientist Jesse Martinez, PhD, has been awarded a $993,584 grant from the National Cancer Institute to research chemoprevention of colon cancer.

The Arizona Cancer Center has launched an initiative to provide integrative models of emotional, physical, psychological, spiritual and socialsupport for cancer patients and their families from the moment of diagnosis.

Margaret E. and Fenton L. Maynard

Three endowed chairs and two research endowments were made possible by the generous $5 million estate gift from the late Fenton L. Maynard of Phoenix to the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Each of the Cancer Center's core research programs will benefit from the Margaret E. and Fenton L. Maynard Excellence in Breast Cancer Research Endowment.

Evan S. Ong, MD

Treating patients whose cancers have metastasized remains one of the greatest challenges in medicine today. But a new therapy, only available here, is offering hope to patients with metastasized abdominal cancers.

To better serve our patients in the Northwest areas of Tucson and Pima County, the Arizona Cancer Center and University Medical Center will expand our Orange Grove clinic to house a radiation oncology facility.