With skin cancer emerging as one of the world’s most prevalent forms of cancer, researchers are using every tool at their disposal to fight this disease. The tool of choice for Sally Dickinson, PhD? Broccoli.
The field of cancer biology has taken incredible leaps forward in recent years, but these advances are just the first steps toward the ultimate goal of preventing and curing cancer. It will fall to the next generation of research scientists to turn that goal into reality.
Six collaborative research projects -- pairing clinical and basic scientists -- have received funding through the University of Arizona Cancer Center's Support Grant, as well as with funding from the Del Webb Foundation and the UACC's Better Than Ever program.
A Cancer Center researcher is on a UA engineering team combining the advantages of high-contrast microwave imaging being developed for breast cancer detection with high-resolution ultrasound imaging to detect improvised explosive devices, also known as IEDs.