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Three UCSF Pioneers to Appear in PBS Cancer Documentary

March 24, 2015 UCSF Chancellor and Professor Emeritus J. Michael Bishop, MD, Professor Emeritus Harold Varmus, MD, and Chancellor and Professor Emeritus Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will be highlighted for their pioneering work on cancer in the Ken Burns-produced PBS documentary series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which airs next week March 30-April 1, 2015.

President Obama Nominates Mack Roach to National Cancer Advisory Board

December 11, 2012 President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate UCSF's Mack Roach, who is recognized as a major authority on the treatment of prostate cancer, to the National Cancer Advisory Board.

UCSF Prostate Cancer Survivor Grows a Beard for a Good Cause

September 01, 2011 For the first time in his life, 50-year-old Art Wagner is growing a beard to raise awareness of prostate cancer after he was successfully treated at UCSF Medical Center. 

Provenge, a New Prostate Cancer Vaccine, Will Soon Be Available at UCSF

May 21, 2010 The cancer vaccine sipuleucel-T -- now commercially branded as Provenge -- will soon be available at a select group of medical centers nationwide, including UCSF.