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¡VIDA! The Eighth Annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference will feature new workshops on the Affordable Care Act, adolescent health, nutrition and wellness, patient navigation and an extensive educational program on breast health delivered in both Spanish and English. 

Tomas Nuño, PhD

Postdoctoral research associate Tomas Nuño is one of 10 named to the Hispanic Health Services Research Scholar program.

Dr. Michele Ley has been named director of the Breast Surgery Program at the UA Cancer Center.

The American Cancer Society is spearheading a major cancer-prevention study and is recruiting participants in Southern Arizona. You can make a difference.

Get a bird's-eye view of the progress being made on construction of the University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. 

Christine Clark - photo courtesy Mark Thaler

What do highly specialized cancer research and college basketball have in common? Much more than one might think, according to Christine Clark.

Listen to University of Arizona Cancer Center Interim Director Anne Cress’ interview with local journalist and talk show host Bill Buckmaster. Dr. Cress’ segment starts at the 2-minute mark.

Soham Puvvada, MD

The Hope Foundation's Charles A. Coltman Jr., award will support Dr. Soham Puvvada's research on drug combinations for lymphoma patients.

Better Than Ever

Fundraising dollars from the Better Than Ever program have been awarded to two researchers who will look to a find a new approach to detecting and preventing ovarian cancer.

Farid Gharagozloo, MD, FACS

People who are at high risk for lung cancer should receive annual low-dose CT scans to help prevent cancer-related death.