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University of Arizona Cancer Center founding Director Sydney E. Salmon, MD, has been named an “Oncology Luminary” by the American Society of Clinical Oncology in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

S1008 is a clinical trial to test whether an exercise and diet weight loss program can help overweight female colon or rectal cancer survivors reach a healthy body weight. 

Bradley J. Monk, MD, FACOG, FACS

Research on cervical cancer performed by a physician at the University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Ali McBride, MS, PharmD, BCPS

The University of Arizona Cancer Center has named Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCPS, clinical coordinator, where he will collaborate with the director of pharmacy, oncology services and other members of the healthcare team to improve the services delivered by the oncology pharmacy team.

H-H. Sherry Chow, PhD

A $2.8 million grant will fund a study to determine the cancer risk reduction effects of Metformin in overweight and obese premenopausal women.

Harrison H. Barrett, PhD

Harrison Barrett, a University of Arizona Regents' Professor and UA Cancer Center member who has made groundbreaking advances in medical imaging, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Thomas P. Miller, MD

University of Arizona Cancer Center clinicians will present at the Lymphoma Research Foundation's annual patient education and networking forum in Scottsdale March 8.

Robert Krouse, MD, FACS

Robert Krouse, MD, FACS, was recently awarded a $1.1 million grant to study ways to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from malignant bowel obstructions.

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.