University of Arizona Cancer Center

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The UA Cancer Center is single-minded in seeking a cure for cancer

At the UA Cancer Center, scientists and physicians from many disciplines come together. We’re forming creative collaborations to extend and enhance lives regionally, nationally and throughout the world. As a leader in the cancer dialogue, we’re initiating rapid advances in research and patients’ health. We provide the highest-quality patient care and achieve breakthroughs through translational research, technology development, and novel education and training programs.

Your support empowers our researchers to attack unsolved problems in cancer care to advance potent cures. Gifts to the UA Cancer Center also promote knowledge in preventing and treating cancer and enable us to train the next generation of cancer specialists.


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“I want to thank our supporters for making the fight against cancer possible. We are all in this together, and I am proud to have the opportunity to fight alongside of you, as well as the UA Cancer Center’s scientists and physicians.”

–Dr. Joann Sweasy, Director

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Annual gifts support the Act Against Cancer Fund, an unrestricted pool that allows the director to allocate resources where they’re most needed. Act Against Cancer has provided research seed funds that led to multi-million dollar government grants.


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Ginny L. Clements Breast Cancer Research Institute Fund

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