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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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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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UACC experts discuss B-Vitamin's role in skin cancer prevention

UACC researchers Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD, and Steven Stratton, PhD, discussed the potential uses for vitamin B3 in skin cancer prevention in a recent edition of the New York Times.

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Dr. Gregory Rogers Awarded 5-year, $1.4 million Grant to Study Tumor Formation

University of Arizona Cancer Center research-scientist Gregory C. Rogers, PhD, recently was awarded a five-year, $1.4 million R01 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that will support his efforts to reveal new insights into genomic instability, which could lead to new drug targets to combat tumor formation.

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Gregory Rogers, PhD, awarded 5-year, $1.4 million R01 grant to study centriole amplification

UACC research scientist Gregory C. Rogers, PhD, was awarded a 5-year, $1.4 million R01 National Institutes of Health grant for his project titled, “Identifying molecular mechanisms that suppress centriole amplification.”

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Pascale Charest, PhD, awarded grant from the American Cancer Society

Pascale Charest, PhD, was awarded a $792,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to further her research regarding the biological mechanisms that cause cancer cells to spread throughout the body.

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Patrick W. Mantyh, PhD, JD, discusses cancer pain discoveries in ASCO Post

Patrick W. Mantyh, PhD, JD, shared a number of fascinating cancer-related pain management discoveries in a recent edition of The ASCO Post.

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Dr. Terry Badger awarded V Foundation grant to improve quality of life for Latinas with breast cancer

Terry Badger, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN, FAAN, has been awarded a grant from the V Foundation to help improve the quality of life and access to education for Latinas with breast cancer.

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Skin Cancer Institute hosts 10th annual Living in Harmony with the Sun

The UA Cancer Center’s Skin Cancer Institute is partnering with the world-renowned Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum June 13 from 5-9 p.m. for the 10th annual Living in Harmony with the Sun.

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