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New Radiosurgery Technique a Boon for Cancer Patients

Patients whose cancer has spread to their brain typically face hours or days of radiation treatments to combat each cancerous lesion. Now a new technique offered at the University of Arizona Cancer Center allows radiation oncologists to target as many as 10 brain lesions in a single, painless 90-minute treatment.

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Tomas Nuño named 2013 Hispanic Health Services Research Scholar

Postdoctoral research associate Tomas Nuño is one of 10 named to the Hispanic Health Services Research Scholar program.

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In the beginning

The University of Arizona Cancer Center didn’t become one of the nation’s premier cancer research and treatment facilities overnight. It took years of planning and forethought to lay the foundation for what this institution would eventually become.

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Cancer researchers awarded grant to further breast cancer drug

Joyce Schroeder, PhD, and Todd D. Camenisch, PhD, were recently awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to further develop a drug to treat metastatic breast cancer.

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The 'Wild West' of cancer research

While successful cancer research requires an analytical, detail-oriented mind, the truly transcendent work in the field comes as a result of an adventurous spirit and a flair for the dramatic.

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UACC researchers focus on maternal epigenetic and nutrition links to breast cancer

University of Arizona Cancer Center member Donato Romagnolo, PhD, MSc, is leading a study that suggests that external environmental and dietary factors in pregnant women may have an impact on future breast cancer risk for the offspring.

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Listen to Anne Cress, PhD, on the Buckmaster Show

Listen to University of Arizona Cancer Center Interim Director Anne Cress’ interview with local journalist and talk show host Bill Buckmaster. Dr. Cress’ segment starts at the 2-minute mark.

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Early lung cancer screenings recommended

People who are at high risk for lung cancer should receive annual low-dose CT scans to help prevent cancer-related death.

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Skin Cancer Institute participating in Macy's Shop for a Cause

You can support the UACC's Skin Cancer Institute - and get some bargains for yourself - by purchasing a savings pass for Macy's.

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Sun safety, screenings highlight Living in Harmony with the Sun

The UACC's Skin Cancer Institute's co-sponsored Living in Harmony with the Sun event at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum provided skin screenings, sun safety information and kids' activities.

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