News Stories

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.

Dr. Terry A. Badger

UA Cancer Center member Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, is leading a research study to evaluate the impact of low cost telephone-delivered counseling on quality of life for Latinas with breast cancer.

Donato Romagnolo, PhD, MSc

University of Arizona Cancer Center member Donato Romagnolo, PhD, MSc, is leading a study that suggests that external environmental and dietary factors in pregnant women may have an impact on future breast cancer risk for the offspring.

Four University of Arizona College of Medicine faculty members will offer a free program on prostate and lung cancer from diagnosis to treatment at Ventana Medical Systems in Oro Valley Nov. 6 as part of "Movember."

Joyce Schroeder, PhD, & Todd Camenisch, PhD

Joyce Schroeder, PhD, and Todd D. Camenisch, PhD, were recently awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to further develop a drug to treat metastatic breast cancer.

UA Cancer Center physicians participated in a study looking at optimal therapy for women with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer.

David S. Alberts, MD

David S. Alberts, MD, the Director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center from 2005-2013, has been granted the Director Emeritus title by the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is "National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month" and the University of Arizona Cancer Center is among the nation's leaders in ovarian cancer treatment and prevention.

Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD

Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD, the senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona, took part in a Town Hall event at Kiewit Auditorium on Monday.