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Many Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients Can Skip Radiation, Suggests Study Led by UArizona Researcher

Results from a SWOG Cancer Research Network study, led by Daniel Persky, MD, found many patients with the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma can skip radiation treatment, reducing both costs and the time to heal from treatment.

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UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.85M Grant to Continue Native American Cancer Research, Training, Outreach Program

Since 2002, the UArizona Cancer Center has partnered with Northern Arizona University through the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention (NACP) to alleviate the unequal burden of cancer among Native Americans. NACP is one of 16 National Cancer Institute (NCI) Partnerships to Advance Cancer Health Equity (PACHE), but the NACP partnership between the UArizona Cancer Center and NAU is the only one dedicated solely to the Native American population.
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UA Cancer Center Receives $8.6M Grant to Lead One of Three NCI Clinical Trials Networks

Under this funding mechanism, the UA Cancer Center serves as a lead academic organization with 12 affiliated organizations working together to perform early-phase cancer-prevention clinical trials. The network is composed of a team of physicians from diverse specialties, statisticians, clinical staff, data managers, pathologists, translational scientists and other personnel with extensive experience in early-phase (phase 0, I or II) cancer-prevention clinical trials.
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UA Skin Cancer Institute Presents 10th Annual Melanoma Walk, Nov. 9

The UA Skin Cancer Institute at the University of Arizona Cancer Center will present the tenth annual Melanoma Walk on Saturday, Nov. 9, on the UA Mall, 1209 E. University Blvd. Activities begin at 3:00 p.m. and the walk starts at 4:30 p.m.
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Highlights

Community Outreach

Community Outreach and Engagement bridges the Cancer Center and the communities it serves to address the unequal burden of cancer for Arizonans through culturally relevant research, training and community outreach.

Clinical

Our 16 multidisciplinary disease teams include physicians and health care professionals, offering hundreds of trials to patients.

Research

The UA Cancer Center has more than 300 members that bring the power of research to cancer prevention and treatment.

The only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center headquartered in the state of Arizona.

 Bringing promising new therapies from the laboratory to the bedside is a high priority. The clinician scientists of the University of Arizona Cancer Center are engaged in more than 200 clinical trials, investigating a broad spectrum of new diagnostic, prevention and treatment strategies. 

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