UA Cancer Center Receives Grant For Native American Cancer Research


Posted By Toyacoyah Brown October 14th, 2014 Blog


Monica Yellowhair, PhD

Monica Yellowhair, PhD

Good news out of Arizona! The University of Arizona Cancer Center is receiving a grant to help with Native American cancer research. The UA Cancer Center will get part of a $13 million grant for tribal-approved research. The grant will also serve to keep recruiting Native students to work in the biomedical field.

The grant will help them work with tribal health services on three reservations in Arizona including the Navajo Nation, the Hopi reservation and the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Here's more on the story from Tucson News Now.



Tucson News Now

More Native doctors helping in their communities! This can only be a good thing.



About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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