News Stories

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.

Lee Cranmer, MD, PhD

Arizona Cancer Center patients were among the 676 individuals who participated in a worldwide drug trial that, for the first time, demonstrated increased survival for patients with metastatic melanoma.

Eugene W. Gerner, PhD

Eugene W. Gerner, PhD, professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Director of the Arizona Cancer Center’s Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer program and BIO5 Institute member, talks about the research that garnered him the 2010 Technology Innovation Award.

Leslie Gunatilaka, PhD, a member of the Arizona Cancer Center's Therapeutic Development Program, used a new quick-growing technique to produce a water-soluble form of a plant compound that combats cancer and encourages the survival of healthy cells.

Elena Martínez, PhD, MPH

Elena Martínez, PhD, MPH, director of the Arizona Cancer Center's Cancer Health Disparities Institute, and two students involved in the CHDI's ELLA Binational Breast Cancer Study receive honors.