News Stories

Francine C. Gachupin, PhD, MPH, CIP

UA Cancer Center researcher and assistant director of the Cancer Health Disparities Institute Francine Gachupin, PhD, is studying high-risk behaviors in American Indian youth with an eye toward reversing the trends that can lead to chronic disease, including cancer.

Emad Elquza, MD

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is home to cutting-edge research projects and top-notch clinical care. Emad Elquza, MD, will be in a unique position to bring those two worlds closer together.

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO

Postmenopausal women whose behaviors were consistent with the Nutrition and Physical Activity Cancer Prevention Guidelines put forth by the American Cancer Society had lower risk for cancer incidence, and cancer-related and cancer-unrelated death.

Study to examine whether meditation techniques reduce stress and enhance the well-being of breast cancer survivors.

Dr, Joe "Skip" Garcia

A number of UA Cancer Center members will help shape the future success and growth of the Arizona Health Sciences Center as members of four advisory councils.

Emmanuelle J. Meuillet, PhD (left); Joseph Kobes

A new drug that is being researched at the University of Arizona Cancer Center aimed at pancreatic tumors may be delivered more effectively by being encapsulated by nanoparticles.

Yves A. Lussier, MD, FAMCI

Yves A. Lussier, MD, FAMCI, a professional engineer and physician-scientist who conducts research in translational bioinformatics and personal genomics, has joined the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

Thomas P. Miller, MD

Thomas P. Miller, MD, has been named the director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the UA College of Medicine’s Department of Medicine.

The UACC's Skin Cancer Institute's fourth annual Melanoma Walk set attendance and donation records as more than 400 people hit the street in support of melanoma research, outreach, education and patient care.

Gregory Rogers, PhD

University of Arizona Cancer Center member Gregory Rogers, PhD, has recently published a paper in the journal Current Biology, highlighting his laboratory’s innovative work exploring the link between the Polo-like kinase 4 (Plk4) protein levels and chromosomal instability (CIN), which can contribute to the formation of cancer.