Despite declines in cancer deaths starting in the 1990s, cancer remains the second leading cause of death in Arizona and nationwide. The Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson works within the University of Arizona Comprehensive Cancer Center to provide specialty multidisciplinary care, cutting-edge research, and expert education and training for the next generation of hematologists and oncologists.  

Rachna T. Shroff, MD, MS, FASCO
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology 

Hematology and Oncology


DOM faculty, staff spotlighted in UArizona Cancer Center newsletter

The latest UA Cancer Center newsletter highlights Dr. Aaron Scott in a “Cancer Bytes” video, Dr. Juanita Merchant as NCI equity leadership team member, Dr. Janet Funk as presenter at breast cancer research symposium, Lisa Quale as Skin Cancer Institute sun safety ambassador advocate, and T32 postdoc training opportunities.

Banner Wellness Center memberships now open to all Banner, COM-T faculty

Banner Health makes access to gym available to all via $180 annual membership as way to improve health, fitness and wellness for both Banner and University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson faculty, including resident and fellow physicians.

Sharing memories, experiences all part of IM Specialty Speed Dating benefits

With nearly a dozen Department of Medicine faculty members and twice that many medical students participating, April 10 event offered opportunity to share different pathways physicians took to their internal medicine specialties.