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The Arizona Cancer Center's Skin Cancer Institute is partnering with the Melanoma International Foundation to host the Safe from the Sun Walkathon for Melanoma Awareness on Saturday, Oct. 10. Visit to learn more and register for the event.

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.