News Stories

For people who have a strong family history of cancer, our multi-specialty team at the University of Arizona Cancer Center can assess cancer risk, determine if genetic testing is appropriate, interpret testing results, and counsel regarding the options for cancer risk management.

The University of Arizona’s Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program graduates six doctoral students this academic year, bringing to 75 the total number of graduates since the program’s inception in 1988.

In 2007, the United States Congress declared May National Cancer Research Month. Learn more about cancer research at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

The Sydney E. Salmon, MD, Awards recognize UA Cancer Center faculty members for their leadership in cancer research, grant support, publications, community service and clinical responsibilities.

The University of Arizona Cancer Center's Radiation Oncology Department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO

The National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center is launching an online continuing education program to educate primary care providers on cancer survivorship.

Gregory Rogers, PhD

University of Arizona Cancer Center member Gregory Rogers, PhD, will once again see his work featured in the Journal of Cell Biology, this time highlighting his laboratory’s groundbreaking work in the field of chromosome territories.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has declared March 22 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day thanks to the efforts of a UACC patient to bring public awareness to this genetic condition.

Baldassarre Stea, MD, PhD, FASTRO

University of Arizona Cancer Center physicians are on the cutting edge of developing safer, more targeted therapies for breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy for their disease.

M. Peter Lance, MD, FRCP

M. Peter Lance, MD, FRCP, Professor of Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Public Health at UA, and the UACC’s Chief Cancer Prevention and Control Officer, has been named Interim Deputy Director for the University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health project.