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Joyce Schroeder, PhD, & Todd Camenisch, PhD

Joyce Schroeder, PhD, and Todd D. Camenisch, PhD, were recently awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to further develop a drug to treat metastatic breast cancer.

UA Cancer Center physicians participated in a study looking at optimal therapy for women with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer.

David S. Alberts, MD

David S. Alberts, MD, the Director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center from 2005-2013, has been granted the Director Emeritus title by the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is "National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month" and the University of Arizona Cancer Center is among the nation's leaders in ovarian cancer treatment and prevention.

Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD

Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD, the senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona, took part in a Town Hall event at Kiewit Auditorium on Monday.

Two faculty members who worked closely with Jadrian Rusche remember the young researcher who died this week.

¡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.