University of Arizona College of Nursing Professor and UA Cancer Center member Terry Badger, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN, FAAN, has been inducted into the inaugural class of American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) fellows.
Becker's Hospital Review has included The University of Arizona Cancer Center and its patient-care affliate, University of Arizona Medical Center, among its "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs."
University of Arizona Cancer Center researcher Samantha Kendrick, PhD, was awarded a 2013 Lymphoma Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship award to support her research of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
Cancer is a disease that attacks more than just a patient’s cells. It often wreaks havoc on an individual’s emotional equilibrium, as well. Karen Weihs, MD, is among the researchers attempting to identify patients who exhibit depressive symptoms in order to help them successfully fight cancer on every level — physically and emotionally.
Researchers at The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have discovered that many women with low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary or peritoneum have seen their tumors stabilize or shrink after taking a regular dose of the compound selumetinib.