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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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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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Arizona Cancer Center receives $11.5 million SPORE grant to fight Lymphoma

The Arizona Cancer Center Lymphoma Program in partnership with the University of Rochester James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, has received an $11.5 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).The five-year Lymphoma SPORE award has been granted to only a very small group of similar research collaborations nationwide.

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Skin Cancer Institute supports Americans halfway around the world

Arizona Cancer Center resources were used this year in a skin screening effort at the United States Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.

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UACC creating skin cancer tissue bank

Have you been told by your doctor that you have Actinic Keratoses? The UA Cancer Center has a study aimed at understanding the biology and treatment of skin cancer and you could help.

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Tucson Mayor proclaims May Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild has proclaimed May as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month and encourages residents to protect their skin - all year long.

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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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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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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.

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Effective sun protection is FDA-approved

Don't be fooled by claims that you can eat or drink effective sun protection.

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