Special Events

UA Cancer Center Lecture Series

The series runs first Thursday of each month, February 2 – May 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Jewish Heritage Center.

Cancer directly impacts 1 out of every 3 people. Science and technology have transformed the fight against cancer since then-President Richard Nixon called for a War on Cancer by signing the National Cancer Act of 1971. Now there is a renewed effort to push the boundaries of medicine in a search for a cure with President Obama’s Cancer Moonshot.

From precision medicine, to novel drug development, to the new frontiers of immunology, researchers and clinicians from the UA Cancer Center will discuss the state of cancer research and its impact on the newest and most promising cancer fighting treatments moving into the clinic.

The BEAR DOWN. BEAT CANCER. series, which is open to the public, will focus on trends in research and clinical care involving such topics as breast cancer, head and neck cancer, translational science, and diet.

May 4
Breast Cancer Research and Patient Care
Joyce Schroeder, PhD
Director of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Initiative, University of Arizona Cancer Center
Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, UA College of Medicine
Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, UA College of Medicine

The lectures will be held the first Thursday of each month, February through May, at 6:30 p.m. at the Tucson J, 3800 E. River Rd., Tucson. For further information, please  call 520-299-3000.

Israel Virtual Rides at The J

Ride for the Living
June 23, 2017
Join our friends from JCC Krakow (Poland) as they ride 55 miles from Auschwitz to their JCC. Your participation helps support programs that are building renewed Jewish life in Poland.

All rides will take place in The J’s Indoor Cycling Studio