Healthbreak: Robotic thoracic surgery a game changer in treating lung cancer
Farid Gharagozloo, MD, FACS, chief of Thoracic Surgery at The University of Arizona Medical Center, is using minimally invasive robotic surgery to remove lung cancer from patients, changing the way we look at the biggest cause of death by cancer in the United States.
Healthbreak: UA's Breast Health Program offers multi-disciplinary team approach
The Breast Health Program at The University of Arizona Cancer Center offers patients a personalized approach to breast cancer, spanning every facet of treatment. The team is made up of nationally-renowned experts across numerous specialties, all working in symphony to ensure exceptional care.
Healthbreak: Blood and marrow transplants give pediatric leukemia patients treatment options
Emmanuel Katsanis, MD, discusses how pediatric leukemia patients whose cancers are otherwise incurable, have options at the University of Arizona Medical Center with blood and bone marrow transplants.
Healthbreak: UAMC's prostate cancer program offers patients a multi-faceted approach to care
Mitchell Sokoloff, MD, FACS discusses UAMC's Prostate Cancer Program, a well-established program using a multi-faceted approach to caring for patients, including clinical and research activities dating back to the 1980s.
Research study tests weight loss program for female colorectal cancer survivors
S1008 is a clinical trial to test whether an exercise and diet weight loss program can help overweight female colon or rectal cancer survivors reach a healthy body weight.
Sydney E. Salmon, MD, named 'Oncology Luminary'
University of Arizona Cancer Center founding Director Sydney E. Salmon, MD, has been named an “Oncology Luminary” by the American Society of Clinical Oncology in celebration of its 50th anniversary.
Effective sun protection is FDA-approved
Don't be fooled by claims that you can eat or drink effective sun protection.
Dr. Elizabeth Calhoun Appointed Executive Director of the New Center for Population Science and Discovery at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
Dr. Calhoun is a nationally recognized leader in minority health and health disparities research, with a special focus on breast cancer disparities.
UACC researcher discusses proposed expansion for genetic screening
UA Cancer Center member Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP, calls the proposed expansion for the use of genetic screening to identify possible risk for breast and ovarian cancer “a bold, intriguing thought that deserves more study.”