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UACC researchers developing novel pancreatic cancer treatment

A new drug that is being researched at the University of Arizona Cancer Center aimed at pancreatic tumors may be delivered more effectively by being encapsulated by nanoparticles.

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Larry and his doctors fight his leukemia head on

During the 2011 holiday season, Larry’s mom noticed he didn’t seem himself, and was very lethargic. They took him to his pediatrician and demanded a blood test, figuring maybe he had a virus. Just six hours later they found themselves checking him into The University of Arizona Medical Center - Diamond Children’s, where they were told he had leukemia.

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Dana, Ben, and Delaney

Real patients living their lives thanks to the wonderful treatments and care they receive at Diamond Children's.

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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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Healthbreak: Blood and marrow transplants give pediatric leukemia patients treatment options

Emmanuel Katsanis, MD, discusses how pediatric leukemia patients whose cancers are otherwise incurable, have options at the University of Arizona Medical Center with blood and bone marrow transplants.

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Healthbreak: UAMC's prostate cancer program offers patients a multi-faceted approach to care

Mitchell Sokoloff, MD, FACS discusses UAMC's Prostate Cancer Program, a well-established program using a multi-faceted approach to caring for patients, including clinical and research activities dating back to the 1980s.

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Research study tests weight loss program for female colorectal cancer survivors

S1008 is a clinical trial to test whether an exercise and diet weight loss program can help overweight female colon or rectal cancer survivors reach a healthy body weight. 

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Sydney E. Salmon, MD, named 'Oncology Luminary'

University of Arizona Cancer Center founding Director Sydney E. Salmon, MD, has been named an “Oncology Luminary” by the American Society of Clinical Oncology in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

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Effective sun protection is FDA-approved

Don't be fooled by claims that you can eat or drink effective sun protection.

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