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UA Receives $1.5 Million to Study Cancer in Firefighters

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a collaborative research project to develop the framework for a long-term study of cancer in firefighters.

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UA Cancer Center Teams up With Tucson Jewish Community Center to Deliver Four-Part Cancer Education Series

From precision medicine, to novel drug development, to the new frontiers of immunology, researchers and clinicians from the University of Arizona Cancer Center will discuss the state of cancer research and its impact on the newest and most promising cancer-fighting treatments moving into the clinic.

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BEAR DOWN. BEAT CANCER. Speaker Series

The BEAR DOWN. BEAT CANCER. series, which is open to the public, will focus on trends in research and clinical care involving such topics as breast cancer, head and neck cancer, translational science, and diet. The series runs February 2 - May 4, 2017.

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H-H. Sherry Chow - 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD Award

H-H. Sherry Chow, PhD, is the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award, presented at the 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon Award Lectures. Dr. Chow is Co-Director of the UACC's Cancer Prevention and Control Program. Her lecture, titled Clinical Development of Cancer Preventive Agents: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities, was presented to a full audience at the Kiewit Auditorium on May 18, 2017.

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A Novel Way to Tackle Sun Damage: UA Nurse-Scientist to Teach Massage Therapists about Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

Arizona is home to 10,000 actively licensed massage therapists, each of whom averages 12 clients per week or roughly 7,000 client encounters a year. What if in addition to soothing cramped muscles those massage therapists could be enlisted and trained to help reduce skin cancer risk?

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Bear Down. Beat Cancer. - Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

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Banner – UMC Tucson Among U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’

Nationally Ranked in Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Pulmonary Care

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UA Study Finds Energy-Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Among Women of Normal Weight

A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, UACC member and professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight

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Celebrating 2 Great Years in Phoenix!

The University of Ariona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hosiptal and Medical Center is celbrating its 2nd Anniversary. By the Numbers.

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‘Beyond Cancer: Finding Spirit’ Conference a Success

Presented by the UA Cancer Center and UA College of Nursing, the conference brought together cancer survivors, friends, families, caregivers, advocates and experts, and focused on survivorship, healthy living and long-term well-being.

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