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Anti-Cancer Immune Response May be Boosted with Combination Therapy, UA Cancer Center Lab Helps Discover

The University of Arizona Cancer Center collaborated with researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina to uncover better ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer.

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Treatment Options Expand for Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients at UA Cancer Center

Gastrointestinal cancer is a “family” of cancers that include colorectal, gastric, liver and pancreatic tumors, among others. Patients receive cutting-edge care at the UA Cancer Center. 

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Treatment Options Expand for Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients at UA Cancer Center

When physician-scientist Rachna Shroff, MD, joined the University of Arizona Cancer Center last year as the new section chief of gastrointestinal medical oncology and leader of the GI Disease-Oriented Team, she set her sights on expanding clinical trials, which give patients access to experimental drugs with the hope of ushering in safer, more effective treatments.

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Rachna Shroff, MD, Emad Elquza, MD, Aaron Scott, MD, Hani Babiker, MD

Anti-Cancer Immune Response May be Boosted with Combination Therapy, UA Cancer Center Lab Helps Discover

The University of Arizona Cancer Center collaborated with researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina to uncover better ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer.

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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.

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

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the world, and is caused mainly by exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Phoenix and Tucson get 310 sunny days a year – a blessing and a curse.

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UA Cancer Center Research Team Explores Anti-Breast Cancer Properties of Soy

Genistein, a major compound in soy foods, might aid in the proper functioning of a gene that can malfunction to cause breast cancer. A UA Cancer Center team is exploring genistein’s potential to treat a form of breast cancer and help prevent the disease.

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Photo caption: Ornella I. Selmin, PhD (left) and Donato F. Romagnolo, PhD (right)

UA Cancer Center Receives $2 Million to Investigate Selenium Supplementation

The grant will continue UA researchers’ investigation of the benefits and harms of selenium supplementation, which could clarify conflicting information about colorectal cancer and diabetes risk in certain populations.

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Breast Cancer Risk Reduction: Tips from the UA Cancer Center

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, striking 1 out of every 8 women, according to the National Cancer Institute.

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Breast Cancer Risk Reduction: Tips from the UA Cancer Center

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, striking 1 out of every 8 women, according to the National Cancer Institute.

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