UA Cancer Center Partners with Nation’s Top Cancer Centers To Endorse Goal to Eliminate HPV-Related Cancers in U.S.
Joint statement empowers parents, young adults and physicians to increase vaccination rates and screenings to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer.
Immunotherapy: Harnessing the Power of the Immune System
Designer antibodies, like checkpoint inhibitors, have revolutionized cancer treatment.
Startup Licenses UA-Invented Disruptive Biopsy Device
The company targets accelerated diagnosis and treatment of cancer by providing optimal tissue samples for effective personalized medicine.
Pancreatic Cancer Patients with BRCA Mutation May Benefit from Targeted Drug
Rachna Shroff, MD, led a landmark study on the use of targeted drugs called PARP inhibitors in pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA mutations.
Too Much of a Good Thing: Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects
Immunotherapy can backfire when a supercharged immune system attacks healthy cells, but researchers are hopeful for the future.
UA Cancer Biology Graduate Student Travels ‘ROCKy’ Road Toward a Cure for Post-Radiation Dry Mouth
The Limesand Lab at the University of Arizona is devoted to improving quality of life for head-and-neck cancer survivors, who often suffer from irreversible dry mouth.
$2.5M Grant to UA Nursing Professor to Ease Cancer Patients’ and Caregivers’ Psychological Distress
The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, to study a precision approach to decreasing psychological distress in both cancer patients and their family caregivers during treatment.
‘Evil’ Proteins Are a Force for Good in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer
University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers clarify questions surrounding estrogen’s role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast cancers.
Breast Team Asks, ‘Are You at High Risk for Breast Cancer?’ at Free Educational Presentation, Sept. 29
The UA Cancer Center’s Breast Team will educate the public about their risk for breast cancer in a presentation featuring talks about genetics, prevention and more.