News Stories

Peter D. Baird

Peter D. Baird, a Phoenix attorney and former Arizona Cancer Center board member and chair, has died of leukemia. Peter is remembered by his friends at the Cancer Center as a devoted fundraiser for cancer research and fun-loving showman who lived his life with joy.

Michael A. Bookman, MD

Michael A. Bookman, MD, has joined the Arizona Cancer Center as chief of the Hematology/Oncology section. He has been appointed professor of medicine at the University of Arizona and will head the Department of Medicine’s Hematology/Oncology section.

Arizona Cancer Center researchers/ members and a community advisory board member are among 60 finalists for the 2009 "40 Under 40" awards given in the Tucson area.

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.