Georg Wondrak, PhD, earns inaugural Director’s Challenge Award
Georg Wondrak, PhD, received the UA Cancer Center Director’s Challenge Award for Therapeutic Development.
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.
$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.
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.
UA takes a closer look at Obama's goal of curing cancer in the U.S.
In President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address on Tuesday, Obama called for an initiative for the U.S. to cure cancer.
COP faculty and UACC members identify food additive that may help prevent skin cancer
Georg Wondrak, associate professor, and Donna Zhang, professor, both of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and members of the University of Arizona Cancer Center, have discovered that a compound found in the natural food additive annatto can prevent skin damage from UV radiation.
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.
White House Announcement: UA Health Sciences Commits Biomedical Informatics and Genome Medicine Teams to National Precision Medicine Initiative
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.
UA Cancer Center Researchers Advocate new Approach To Treat Rare Tissue Disorder
Overall implications for this new approach suggest that low energy X-rays or electron beams have a high therapeutic ratio in relieving the limiting symptoms of “Scleredema of Buschke” and in improving the quality of life of the patients afflicted by it.