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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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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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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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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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Uma Goyal, MD, awarded 2015-16 Better Than Ever research grant

Uma Goyal, MD, will receive a $25,500 research grant from the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s Better Than Ever (BTE) program to study improved techniques for specialized brachytherapy treatments for cervical cancer patients.

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Arizona Public Media to air follow-up story on UACC patient

In March, Arizona Public Media aired an original documentary, "Winning By Living, One Cancer Story,” that chronicled the unique pancreatic cancer battle of Michelle Kirlew. In June, AZPM checks back in with the Kirlews.

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Chad Adams, MPH, joins UACC as Assistant Director of Cancer Clinical Research

Please welcome Chad Adams, MPH, as he joins the University of Arizona Cancer Center as the Assistant Director of Cancer Clinical Research.

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