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UA nursing team evaluating telephone-delivered counseling for Latinas with breast cancer

UA Cancer Center member Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, is leading a research study to evaluate the impact of low cost telephone-delivered counseling on quality of life for Latinas with breast cancer.

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Breakthroughs: Translational Research

While Thomas Grogan, MD, was in the process of redefining tissue analysis, he teamed up with a clinical oncologist in Thomas Miller, MD, to see how they could effectively turn their lymphoma-based research into life-saving therapies.

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Melanoma Walk 2013 sets attendance, donation records

The UACC's Skin Cancer Institute's fourth annual Melanoma Walk set attendance and donation records as more than 400 people hit the street in support of melanoma research, outreach, education and patient care.

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The future

Researchers and clinicians at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are responsible for countless scientific breakthroughs, while helping to improve the standard of care for cancer patients throughout the world. These advances, however, are just the first steps toward achieving the ultimate goal — to prevent and cure cancer.

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Larry and his doctors fight his leukemia head on

During the 2011 holiday season, Larry’s mom noticed he didn’t seem himself, and was very lethargic. They took him to his pediatrician and demanded a blood test, figuring maybe he had a virus. Just six hours later they found themselves checking him into The University of Arizona Medical Center - Diamond Children’s, where they were told he had leukemia.

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Dana, Ben, and Delaney

Real patients living their lives thanks to the wonderful treatments and care they receive at Diamond Children's.

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Healthbreak: Robotic thoracic surgery a game changer in treating lung cancer

Farid Gharagozloo, MD, FACS, chief of Thoracic Surgery at The University of Arizona Medical Center, is using minimally invasive robotic surgery to remove lung cancer from patients, changing the way we look at the biggest cause of death by cancer in the United States.

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Healthbreak: UA's Breast Health Program offers multi-disciplinary team approach

The Breast Health Program at The University of Arizona Cancer Center offers patients a personalized approach to breast cancer, spanning every facet of treatment. The team is made up of nationally-renowned experts across numerous specialties, all working in symphony to ensure exceptional care. 

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Healthbreak: Blood and marrow transplants give pediatric leukemia patients treatment options

Emmanuel Katsanis, MD, discusses how pediatric leukemia patients whose cancers are otherwise incurable, have options at the University of Arizona Medical Center with blood and bone marrow transplants.

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Cutting-edge cancer treatment featured on 'Good Morning America'

Xoft treatment was recently featured on ABC News program, "Good Morning America."

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