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Childhood Obesity in AZ


Here & Now: Childhood Obesity in AZ

Here and Now talked to Janet Foote and Beth Jacobs, both from the College of Public health at the University of Arizona, about the increase of childhood obesity and what can be to to improve the health of kids in Arizona. KJZZ listeners offer their personal solutions to the problem.

Colon Cancer Research and University of Arizona!


Researcher Awarded $1.8M to Develop Colon Cancer Therapy |

I’m an U of Arizona alum so I am always in support of Wildcats! Arizona Cancer Center is a well known cancer research center – Congrats to Emmanuelle J. Meuillet!

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant to an Arizona Cancer Center researcher to study the role of inflammation in colon carcinogenesis and to develop a new therapy to treat colon cancer.

“People affected with Inflammatory Bowel Disease are at higher risk to develop colon cancer,” said principal investigator Emmanuelle J. Meuillet, an Arizona Cancer Center member and associate professor of nutritional sciences and molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona.

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