News Stories

The Paradise Valley philanthropists generously gave $1 million to support prostate cancer research and establish the John Norton Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research at the Arizona Cancer Center.

Esteemed panel of experts will discuss latest research, issues affecting 2.5 million breast cancer survivors

Arizona Cancer Center researchers Raymond Nagle, MD, PhD, and Elizabeth Jacobs, PhD, are the 2009 recipients of the Sydney E. Salmon Awards.

Karen Weihs

Arizona Cancer Center physician and scientist Karen Weihs has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study emotion and depression in breast cancer survivorship.

Science as Art

The nine 16-square-foot panels in the upper alcoves of the Arizona Cancer Center could be mistaken for abstract art, but they are actually enlarged images of photographs snapped in the midst of research conducted at the Cancer Center.

Living in Harmony With the Sun poster

The Arizona Cancer Center's Skin Cancer Institute will present the fourth annual Living in Harmony with the Sun May 2-3 at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

Levin Family

A $1 million dollar gift from the Alan and Janice Levin family to the University of Arizona Foundation will fund the Alan and Janice Levin Family Endowed Chair for Excellence.

Eugene W. Gerner

Arizona Cancer Center researchers announced that a special combination of drugs has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent colorectal polyps by up to 95 percent.

Thomas P. Miller, MD

The Arizona Cancer Center Lymphoma Program in partnership with the University of Rochester James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, has received an $11.5 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).The five-year Lymphoma SPORE award has been granted to only a very small group of similar research collaborations nationwide.

Researchers at the Arizona Cancer Center have been awarded a $404,709 grant from Susan B. Komen For The Cure to fund a post-graduate training program that will study breast cancer disparities in Mexican and Mexican-American women.