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UACC among founding members of the Academic Breast Cancer Consortium

The consortium of cancer organizations will allow more patients access to pharmaceutical clinical trials.

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UA Cancer Center among founding members of the Academic Breast Cancer Consortium

The consortium includes National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, and prominent cancer institutes and research organizations.

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UACC and BIO5 researcher awarded $1.59 million NCI grant to study drug resistance in lymphoma tumor treatment

Jonathan H. Schatz, MD, was recently awarded a 5-year, $1.59 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study ways to effectively combat drug resistance when treating lymphoma — a study that may have wide-ranging impact when it comes to treating a variety of cancers.

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UA-discovered drug for skin disease approved for patients in Europe

A synthetic hormone developed by UA faculty that has been shown to offer relief for a rare skin disease has been approved for patients in Europe.

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Stacy Lauver joins UACC as finance chief

Stacy Lauver, CPA, has joined the University of Arizona Cancer Center as assistant director of finance, coming from Pima  Community College.

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UACC researchers awarded funding from American Cancer Society

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are working on a variety of cancer projects thanks to funding from the American Cancer Society.

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UACC scientist wins BTE grant for breast cancer research

Dr. Pavani Chalasani to study biomarkers that might predict therapeutic response for breast cancer patients.

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UACC director meets with Phoenix mayor

Dr. Andrew S. Kraft recently discussed the role of the University of Arizona Cancer Center on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton.

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Georg Wondrak, PhD, earns inaugural Director’s Challenge Award

Georg Wondrak, PhD, received the UA Cancer Center Director’s Challenge Award for Therapeutic Development.

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Fishing for Answers

Cancer researchers are constantly searching for innovative ways to develop life-saving therapies as quickly as possible. The possible key to unlocking these cures can be found at any pet store throughout the world.

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