News Stories

Arizona Cancer Center resources were used this year in a skin screening effort at the United States Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.

The Skin Cancer Institute at the Arizona Cancer Center will sponsor a talk and co-sponsor a walkathon to highlight melanoma prevention, detection and treatment.

Day of Discovery

Get an inside look into the workings of a premier comprehensive cancer center. Learn about the latest advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment and visit a working research laboratory for hands-on demonstrations and presentations.

Better Than Ever encourages people to make exercise a part of daily life through running, walking and biking in a fun, non-competitive fitness training program while raising funds for women’s cancer research at the Arizona Cancer Center.

The Arizona Cancer Center’s popular lecture series – delivered by world-class Arizona Cancer Center physicians and researchers – provides the latest findings in cancer prevention, detection, research and treatment for a number of cancers.

Betty, Selah and Olga

A powerful documentary film about breast cancer featuring an Arizona Cancer Center patient and her family, and the Cancer Center’s genetic counselor has been nominated for an EMMY® award.

A “Resiliency Group” program offered by the Arizona Health Sciences Center can improve a patient's quality of life, decrease depression and anxiety, enhance social relationships and assist them in re-establishing new purpose in their lives.

The Arizona Cancer Center is currently conducting a clinical investigation on the effects of Polyphenon E (a green tea extract) on prostate cancer prevention. This study will determine whether Polyphenon E affects cancer related biomarkers in blood and/or prostate tissue in men with prostate cancer.

The Arizona Cancer Center is currently conducting a clinical investigation on the effects of Polyphenon E (a green tea extract) on cervical cancer prevention. The study will determine whether Polyphenon E affects cancer-related biomarkers in blood and/or cervical tissue in women with persistent CIN1 or LSIL, or who test positive for oncogenic HPV (Human papillomavirus).

Tim and Diane Bowden

Cancer has claimed the lives of several of Tim and Diane Bowden’s loved ones. Their losses helped drive the adventure-loving couple, who celebrated 40 years of marriage this year, to map out a plan that honors their family, and that will perpetuate Tim’s lifelong work to prevent and cure cancer.