News Stories

Four teams of UACC researchers received a total of $90,000 from the Basic-Clinical Partnerships Research Grant program to move forward on a variety of translational research pilot projects.

UA Cancer Center researchers continue to seek participants in a study designed to determine if a compound found in broccoli can enhance the effects of the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen.

David S. Alberts, MD

University of Arizona Cancer Center director David S. Alberts, MD, is among this year’s Lifetime Achievement honorees at the 2012 AZBio Awards for Achievement, to be held Oct. 23 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers Mark D. “Marty” Pagel, PhD, and Kimberly McDermott, PhD, were named this year’s recipients of the Better Than Ever Program’s grant awards.

The University of Arizona Cancer Center has completed the initial steps of its search for a new director, identifying five candidates for campus visits and in-depth interviews.

Natalia Ignatenko, PhD

Natalia Ignatenko, PhD, has been awarded $1.6 million by the National Cancer Institute to study the role of Kallikrein 6 in colon cancer.

Alison Stopeck, MD, and Patricia Thompson, PhD, have been awarded $1.7 million by the NIH National Cancer Institute to study NSAID effects on clinical and imaging breast biomarkers.

Funding from the American Cancer Society will assist four new University of Arizona Cancer Center investigators in their research projects.

Representatives of the Colombian National Cancer Institute invited University of Arizona Cancer Center physician-scientists to a three-day conference in Bogota in April attended by about 100 clinicians and researchers to discuss ways to establish a multidisciplinary approach to improve the outcomes of patients treated for melanoma at their institution.

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