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UACC Director Attends Whitehouse Holiday Party

University of Arizona Cancer Center(UACC) Director, Dr. Joann Sweasy, attended a White House Holiday Party on December 21.

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UArizona Hockey Supports UACC

University of Arizona Cancer Center Director, Dr. Joann Sweasy will take to the ice to drop the puck and start the game at "Pink the Rink" on Jan. 27. 
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Researchers Determined to Prevent Viruses from Winning

University of Arizona Cancer Center member, Dr. Felicia Goodrum, co-leads Pandemic Control, Prediction and Preparedness, one of three research areas of focus for the Aegis Consortium.
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Improving Firefighter Health Through Research

University of Arizona Cancer Center member, Dr. Jeff Burgess, MD, MS, MPH, has spent nearly three decades working to reduce health risks to firefighters.
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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 clinical research teams include physicians and health care professionals, offering hundreds of trials to patients.


The Cancer Center has more than 280 members that bring the power of research to cancer prevention and treatment.

Land Acknowledgment

We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Today, Arizona is home to 22 federally recognized tribes, with Tucson being home to the O’odham and the Yaqui. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service.


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