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Caroline Berger
Caroline Berger is a wife, mother, grandmother, University of Arizona Health Sciences employee – and a breast cancer survivor of 16 years. She shares her journey and why it’s so important to trust yourself and find advocates.
Ariel Shirley
As a public health student, I have the unique perspective of incorporating Diné philosophies with holistic wellness to address chronic health issues. One example is using my culture to connect with running.
Brittany L. Forte
What lacks a brain but has the ability to swiftly avoid setting off our body’s intruder detectors, bringing its own blueprints into our cells to make more of itself, and in some cases, cause cancer? Human papillomavirus.
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Most people familiar with cancer treatment know of three main options: surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. But a newer option, called immunotherapy, is creating quite a buzz across the cancer community.
Valerie Schaibley, PhD
Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, PharmB
There is power in numbers. When a researcher is studying the causes of a human disease, the more people involved in the study, the greater the probability that the study will generate useful results.
Cynthia A Thomson PhD, RD
Cancer is expected to exceed cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in Arizona within the next 20 years.
Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD
Although one of the top 10 cancer types in the United States, a lot of people haven’t heard of endometrial cancer.
University of Arizona College of Nursing
A cancer survivor responds to stress in various detrimental ways, including psychological problems, such as anxiety and depression, as well as physical issues, such as high blood pressure, increased heart rate and elevated blood sugar levels.
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