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A gift, from the estate of Tom and Catherine Culley, will support the development of a University of Arizona Cancer Center program that integrates traditional medicine and therapies with Western cancer treatments.
With funding from the state's New Economy Initiative, researchers are working to develop precision cancer treatments using 3D-printed environments that mimic human tissue.
Triple-negative breast cancer accounts for about 10 to 15% of all breast cancers. Researchers have developed a drug they hope can treat it with little to no toxic side effects.
The UArizona Cancer Center is one of 53 Comprehensive Cancer Centers and the only one in Arizona. The designation is the highest awarded by the National Cancer Institute.
The Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies will support research to catalyze the next generation of precision health care treatments, building on the idea that the most effective defense against health issues is the body's natural immune system.
Jennifer Barton has spent nearly a decade developing a falloposcope to detect ovarian cancer in its early stages. Dr. John Heusinkveld has now successfully used the device to capture images of study participants' fallopian tubes.
Native and Indigenous women have a higher percentage of mastectomy and a lower percentage of lumpectomy compared with white women, new research finds.
Cancer Center researchers found lower immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine in patients on active chemotherapy. A third dose of the Pfizer vaccine boosted immune response.
Gifts and commitments reached $345.2 million during the 2020-21 academic year. The previous high was in fiscal year 2019, when alumni and friends gave and pledged $334.6 million.