News Stories

Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH

The National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health appointed Arizona Cancer Center member Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH, as one of five new members.

Simulated images of microvessel networks

By using mathematical modeling to understand blood flow, researchers - including the Arizona Cancer Center's Timothy Secomb, a pioneer in the field - propose a novel approach to treating cancerous tumors.

Jesse D. Martinez, PhD

Arizona Cancer Center researcher Jesse D. Martinez, PhD, is the Cancer Center’s new chief scientific officer.

Sourav Ghosh, PhD

UA researchers participated in the discovery of an unexpected role played by a protein molecule, making it a candidate for a biomarker or drug target for breast cancer.

Setsuko K. Chambers, MD, and Wenxin Zheng, MD

Arizona Cancer Center researchers suggest that breast cancer ma y be a significant risk factor for developing a serious form of endometrial cancer in women age 55 or younger.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine and the Arizona Cancer Center will host a colorectal cancer symposium Nov. 5 to 7 at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador resort featuring a panel of internationally recognized speakers.

Jonathan C. Daniel, MD

In the first successful surgery of its kind in Southern Arizona, Jonathan C. Daniel, MD, a University of Arizona thoracic surgeon, performed a highly complex procedure to treat malignant mesolthelioma.

The Arizona Cancer Center honors Arizona-based Goodmans Interior Structures, the first company in the state awarded the CEO Gold Standard accreditation for its commitment to reducing cancer risk of employees and their families.

Michael A. Bookman

Extended therapy with the drug Avastin may help women with newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer, according to a Phase III study by the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG).

Dr. Myra Muramoto

The grant will fund the development and evaluation of a new program to train chiropractors, acupuncturists and massage therapists in effective ways to help their patients and clients quit tobacco.