Arizona Cancer Center has global economic reach

April 28, 2009

By hammersmith

[Source: UA News] -The economic reach of the University of Arizona’s Arizona Cancer Center extends throughout Tucson, across the nation and around the world.

With a sustained annual $78 million cancer research budget, the projected economic impact of the Arizona Cancer Center – in addition to the 450 direct jobs created by the Center – includes more than 5,700 jobs, paying more than $264 million in wages, $885 million in gross sales, $7.8 million in city and county revenues and $11.7 million in state revenues.

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