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Clara Curiel, MD, Wins Recognition as 2018 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

The bioscience industry organization named Dr. Curiel this year’s top researcher for her pioneering work in skin cancer prevention, screening, treatment and community outreach.

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UA Skin Cancer Institute Presents 9th Annual Melanoma Walk, Nov. 3

Proceeds support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona.

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On Trial

Clinical trials are the gateway between the laboratory bench and the pharmacy shelves.

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As Dry as the Desert in July

A fleeting nuisance for most, dry mouth can wreak havoc on a head-and-neck cancer survivor’s quality of life

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UA Targeting Rhabdomyosarcoma, a Rare Pediatric Cancer With Few Treatment Options

UA Cancer Center researcher harnesses “big data” to identify targeted treatments for rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer that mostly strikes children and teenagers.

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UA to Support Smokers on their Journey to Quit

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is building a robust tobacco-cessation program to provide support to tobacco users hoping to quit.

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When Melanoma Spreads to the Brain, Patients with BRAF or MEK Mutations Can Find Novel Treatment at UA Cancer Center

Its ample sun puts residents at risk for melanoma, but Arizona is also home to experimental treatments through early-phase clinical trials at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

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UA Team Uncovers Promising Lead in Genetic Approach to Treating Glioblastoma

University of Arizona scientists hope they have made progress toward a next-generation drug that may slow tumor growth and boost radiation’s effectiveness in patients with the deadly brain cancer.

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With a Nurse in their Corner, ‘Navigating’ Care Is Getting Easier for Cancer Patients

Banner Health nurse navigators at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are paired with patients to guide them through their cancer journeys.

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Donor-Scientist Partnerships: Ginny L. Clements and Joyce Schroeder

It has been a long journey, but a potential treatment for triple-negative breast cancer is working its way toward clinical trials much faster thanks to donors such as Ginny L. Clements, Dr. Joyce Schroeder’s laser-focused cheerleader.

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