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UA Cancer Center, College of Ag Team Examines Mediterranean Diet’s Role in Cancer Prevention

March is National Nutrition Month. University of Arizona researchers are interested in how the Mediterranean diet can contribute to better health.

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Tomorrow's Treatments Today

Early phase clinical research is changing the landscape in cancer care

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UA Cancer Center, Banner – University Medicine to Observe Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month With Free Presentation, Screenings, April 28

April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month and the UA Cancer Center is enlisting dental professionals to incorporate head and neck cancer screenings into routine checkups.

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Engineers and Cancer Researchers Join Forces to Advance Medicine

The crossover in research interests between UA College of Engineering and Cancer Center faculty can facilitate fruitful collaborations.

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Immunotherapy: Harnessing the Body’s Wisdom to Fight Cancer

Cancer patients’ immune systems are receiving a boost from laboratory-made antibodies, which train T cells to attack cancer. An expanded understanding of cancer, genetics and immunobiology could revolutionize cancer treatment.

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Startup Licenses University of Arizona Dual-View Probe for Medical Endoscopy

University of Arizona inventors Drs. Bhaskar Banerjee and Rongguang “Ron” Liang have invented a dual-view probe for medical endoscopy. Their startup, Omniscient, is working to bring the technology to the public.

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Dr. Megha Padi Arrives from String Theory Background at Harvard to Expand Collaboration in Bioinformatics at UA Cancer Center

Megha Padi, PhD, harnesses the computational power of bioinformatics to learn more about cancer and how best to treat it — and empowers other cancer researchers to do the same.

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Navajo Nation Home to Region’s Highest HPV Vaccination Rate

In recognition of remarkable HPV vaccination rates, the UA Cancer Center's Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention presented an award to the Chinle Service Unit on the Navajo Nation.

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Unlocking Cancer’s Secrets Using the ‘Social Networks’ of Cells

Megha Padi, PhD, of the UA Cancer Center has developed a method for probing the genetic underpinnings of cancer and other diseases, which could lead to better treatments.

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Dr. Rachna Shroff Joins UA Cancer Center as Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Rachna Shroff, MD, describes her roots in Tucson and her vision for GI oncology within the UA Cancer Center and throughout the state.

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