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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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Enzyme's Movement May Be Key to New Cancer Drugs

Interfering with the motion of a kinase enzyme might be a new approach for the development of anti-cancer drugs, new UA-led research suggests.

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UA Cancer Center Fondly Remembers Dr. Tim Bowden

University of Arizona physicians and researchers remember Dr. Bowden as a “friend, mentor, passionate scientist and remarkable human being.”

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Startup Licenses UA Invention to Enhance Natural Safeguard Against Skin Cancer and Other Diseases

UA research results in melanin-producing compound for a systemic approach to preventing skin damage

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College of Nursing Team Receives $2.5 Million Grant to Improve Interventions for Cancer Survivors

The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, to study whether psychosocial interventions will help ethnically diverse survivors improve their symptoms.

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