What Is Chemoprevention?
Sherry Chow, PhD, devotes her career to chemoprevention, "a field that needs more attention."
Healing in Motion
Native Americans have the lowest five-year cancer survival rates of any U.S. population. Jennifer Bea, PhD, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, hopes to improve those statistics with Restoring Balance, a program tailored for a Native population that meets standards set by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
New Radiosurgery Technique a Boon for Cancer Patients
Patients whose cancer has spread to their brain typically face hours or days of radiation treatments to combat each cancerous lesion. Now a new technique offered at the University of Arizona Cancer Center allows radiation oncologists to target as many as 10 brain lesions in a single, painless 90-minute treatment.
Arizona Cancer Center receives $11.5 million SPORE grant to fight Lymphoma
The Arizona Cancer Center Lymphoma Program in partnership with the University of Rochester James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, has received an $11.5 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).The five-year Lymphoma SPORE award has been granted to only a very small group of similar research collaborations nationwide.
Skin Cancer Institute supports Americans halfway around the world
Arizona Cancer Center resources were used this year in a skin screening effort at the United States Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.
UACC creating skin cancer tissue bank
Have you been told by your doctor that you have Actinic Keratoses? The UA Cancer Center has a study aimed at understanding the biology and treatment of skin cancer and you could help.
Tucson Mayor proclaims May Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild has proclaimed May as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month and encourages residents to protect their skin - all year long.
Sun safety, screenings highlight Living in Harmony with the Sun
The UACC's Skin Cancer Institute's co-sponsored Living in Harmony with the Sun event at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum provided skin screenings, sun safety information and kids' activities.
Skin Cancer Institute participating in Macy's Shop for a Cause
You can support the UACC's Skin Cancer Institute - and get some bargains for yourself - by purchasing a savings pass for Macy's.