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Jan 10, 2017

UA Cancer Center Teams up With Tucson Jewish Community Center to Deliver Four-Part Cancer Education Series

From precision medicine, to novel drug development, to the new frontiers of immunology, researchers and clinicians from the University of Arizona Cancer Center will discuss the state of cancer research and its impact on the newest and most promising cancer-fighting treatments moving into the clinic.


Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: ‘Resuscitation Research: More Ways to Cheat Death,’ Jan. 18

On Jan. 18, Karl B. Kern, MD, and Gordon A. Ewy, MD, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series, on the Resuscitation Research Group’s history and continued progress to improve care for sudden cardiac arrest patients.


Jan 9, 2017

Vitamin E and Selenium Don’t Prevent Polyps That Can Lead to Colorectal Cancer

Led by the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s Peter Lance, MD, a SWOG review of the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) results definitively shows that these two antioxidants don’t prevent colorectal adenomas – polyps that are the premalignant precursors to most colorectal cancers.


Jan 4, 2017

Wildcat Hockey Team to Host Third Annual `Pink the Rink’ Jan. 20

Wildcat hockey players will sport pink jerseys honoring those who have suffered from cancer when they take on Utah at the Tucson Convention Center. Community members are invited to purchase and place the name of a loved one on a special jersey to be worn by an Arizona player during the game. Proceeds from jersey sales will benefit the University of Arizona Cancer Center.


Dec 22, 2016

Cancer Program Earns Accreditation and Commendation from Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

The cancer program at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson has been granted three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.


Holiday Miracle on Ice: Tucson Roadrunners Hockey Player Thanks Teams for Saving his Life

After collapsing at a Nov. 19 game, Tucson Roadrunners hockey team captain Craig Cunningham is recovering from cardiac arrest at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson


Dec 21, 2016

SPS 2017 Telehealth Conference Names National Advisory Board

Growing national Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase (SPS) conference appoints 25 telemedicine thought leaders and health-care innovators to lead its third event.


Dec 14, 2016

‘Kids of Steele’ Spread Holiday Cheer at Diamond Children’s and Outpatient Clinics, Dec. 15

Kids of Steele, the family auxiliary of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, will spread holiday cheer to children at Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center and at affiliated outpatient clinics.


Dec 12, 2016

Arizona Telemedicine Program to Host Third National Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase Conference, Oct. 2-3 in Phoenix

SPS 2017 reflects and stimulates the growing market for telemedicine services and products; the conference will be held in Phoenix, Oct. 2-3, 2017.


Dec 9, 2016

UA Surgery Head Leigh Neumayer Named Interim Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart has named Dr. Leigh Neumayer as interim senior vice president for health sciences. Her appointment will be effective Jan. 1, 2017, following Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia's decision to resign his administrative role and step back to faculty.


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