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‘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.

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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 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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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.

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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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Breaking Barriers: Confronting Health Disparities in Arizona’s Latino Population with Outreach, Cultural Competence and Diversity Primary tabs

In observance of Binational Health Month, the University of Arizona Cancer Center is taking a closer look at how Arizona can improve the health of the Latino population by addressing health disparities, strengthening cultural competence and building a more diverse workforce.

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Confronting the Cervical Cancer Disparity among Latinas in Arizona

In observance of Binational Health Month (October), the University of Arizona Cancer Center is taking a closer look at cervical cancer, which disproportionately affects Latinas.

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

Cancer used to be thought of as a disease of the anatomy, but these days it increasingly is understood as a disease of the genes — one that theoretically can be treated with drugs engineered to target the genetic mutations driving a patient’s cancer.

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