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 administration undergoes division clinical leadership update

A shuffle of clinical associate directors reflects better management of divisions from Cardiology to Rheumatology, with a new associate director, Monica Rodriguez, joining the team in November.

Liver Institute Director to fly donations to Navajo Nation

Dr. Geoffrey Block will participate in the Navajo Christmas Airlift, flying donations collected in Tucson across the state in time for holiday celebrations.

Flag-raising ceremony part of Veterans Day honors

A group of people gathered at the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson’s main entrance Thursday, Nov. 9, for a flag-raising and blessing ceremony in recognition of Veterans Day. See mini-photo gallery of event and things to do this weekend.