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UACC researchers awarded funding from American Cancer Society

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are working on a variety of cancer projects thanks to funding from the American Cancer Society.

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UACC scientist wins BTE grant for breast cancer research

Dr. Pavani Chalasani to study biomarkers that might predict therapeutic response for breast cancer patients.

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UACC director meets with Phoenix mayor

Dr. Andrew S. Kraft recently discussed the role of the University of Arizona Cancer Center on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton.

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Georg Wondrak, PhD, earns inaugural Director’s Challenge Award

Georg Wondrak, PhD, received the UA Cancer Center Director’s Challenge Award for Therapeutic Development.

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Fishing for Answers

Cancer researchers are constantly searching for innovative ways to develop life-saving therapies as quickly as possible. The possible key to unlocking these cures can be found at any pet store throughout the world.

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$1M Gift From Regent, Family to UA Cancer Center

The donation from Dr. Ram Krishna and his wife, Meera, will help with the construction of an outpatient facility at the center, scheduled to open in September on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

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Greek Life fosters renewed relationship with UACC

Members of the University of Arizona Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority recently met with UACC researchers in order to help re-establish the relationship between the two entities.

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UACC's Kittles Breaks New Ground in Genetics

A lifelong quest for self-discovery led nationally prominent researcher Rick Kittles toward a number of significant findings for African-Americans.

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White House Announcement: UA Health Sciences Commits Biomedical Informatics and Genome Medicine Teams to National Precision Medicine Initiative

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Lute Olsen Cancer Center Run

The Lute Olson Cancer Center Run is a premier public philanthropic event benefitting cancer research, education and prevention at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

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