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Doctoral Student Receives NCI Award to Study Prostate Cancer Spread and Prognosis

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Dr. Joann Sweasy Named Director of University of Arizona Cancer Center

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Health Sciences Supports Navajo Nation in Battling COVID-19

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Dr. Yellowhair Named Director of Outreach and Tribal Relations

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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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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.


Our 15 multidisciplinary disease teams include physicians and health care professionals, offering hundreds of trials to patients.


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


Hundreds of doctors, scientists, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students and technicians work in 73 research laboratories in the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Armed with test tubes, cancer cells, computers and tumor models, they search for the missing pieces of the cancer puzzle in their efforts to prevent and cure cancer.