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Oct 2, 2014

As many as 30 percent of breast cancer survivors, the largest group of cancer survivors in the United States, suffer fatigue several months to years after effective medical treatment.

Oct 1, 2014

The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires a medical procedure to be performed without patient consent. The study will determine if a new device to secure breathing tubes holds the emergency breathing tubes more securely than currently used devices. The trial, which is set to begin this fall at the University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus, will be performed on critically ill or injured patients who are unable to provide informed consent.
Drs. Jason T. Shuffitt and Sue A. Anderson will participate in a newly launched, 12-month program for developing the next generation of national nurse practitioner leaders in health care.
This grant brings Komen’s total research investment in Arizona to more than $4.1 million since 1982. Dr. Miller is one of more than 50 early-career breast cancer researchers to receive a Komen award this year.
Heart Smart Movie and Panel Discussion presented by the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Women’s Heart Health Education Committee

Sep 29, 2014

The Dr. Augusto and Martha Ortiz Endowment helps sustain the UA Mobile Health Program that the Ortizes started in 1976 to provide health care to underserved people of all ages who are unable to pay for health insurance.
On Nov. 1, the Tucson Cancer Action Network will provide an opportunity to connect with others, participate in cancer care planning and experience compassion meditation.
The University of Arizona Medical Center is one of the sponsors for the 2014 Be The Match® Walk/Run. This event raises funds for Be The Match®.

Sep 25, 2014

News conference honoring this year’s Heroes of The Year nominees begins at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, to celebrate Heroes Day 2014 in Southern Arizona.

Sep 24, 2014

The National Cancer Institute has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center a $1.8 million grant to continue training cancer researchers for the future.

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