Leading the charge against cancer in Arizona

Leading the charge against cancer in Arizona

News

Dr. Julie Bauman Named Fellow of National Academic Medicine Leadership Program

The program is specially developed for women faculty members at the associate or full professor level who demonstrate the greatest potential for executive leadership positions at academic health centers.

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UA Researcher and Doctoral Student Reconcile Scientific Standoff in Colon Cancer Research

When two studies attempting to identify new colon cancer treatment methods found different results, a researcher at the University of Arizona Cancer Center was asked to help settle the uncertainty.
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Noted Oncologist Dr. William Cance Named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center

Dr. Cance will oversee clinical operations and research, while leading the UA Cancer Center’s efforts to renew its NCI Cancer Center Support Grant in 2020.
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A Shot at Prevention

Vaccines have helped transform our relationship with infectious diseases. In parts of the world with widespread vaccination, fatal illnesses like measles and whooping cough no longer inspire fear. Rather than fretting over microbes, most of us reading this magazine are more concerned about chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
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Patient Stories

Patient Profile: Kristie Kilkelly

For Kristie Kilkelly, knowledge is power. She provides her high school history students with the tools needed to gather knowledge for themselves. She places a high premium on scientific knowledge. And she understands from firsthand experience that self-knowledge can be lifesaving.

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Research

UA Targeting Rhabdomyosarcoma, a Rare Pediatric Cancer With Few Treatment Options

UA Cancer Center researcher harnesses “big data” to identify targeted treatments for rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer that mostly strikes children and teenagers.

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As Dry as the Desert in July

A fleeting nuisance for most, dry mouth can wreak havoc on a head-and-neck cancer survivor’s quality of life

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‘Evil’ Proteins Are a Force for Good in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers clarify questions surrounding estrogen’s role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast cancers.

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