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Research Disease Teams


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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$5M Gift from Leonard A. Lauder Advances Research to Prevent and Cure Ovarian Cancer

The chairman emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies has made a $5 million gift to the University of Arizona Cancer Center. The gift from Leonard A. Lauder supports the clinical and translational research of Dr. David S. Alberts, a UA Health Sciences pioneer and expert in the field of ovarian cancer research and treatment.
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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 16 multidisciplinary disease teams include physicians and health care professionals, offering hundreds of trials to patients.


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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