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Inside UCSF: Year in Review

December 20, 2013 Inside UCSF takes a quick look at some of the biggest stories of 2013 that highlight the University and the campus community.

Cigarette Pack Health Warning Labels in US Lag Behind World

November 16, 2012 A new UCSF study shows the evolution of stricter labeling laws country by country has proceeded in fits and starts, thanks largely to efforts by the tobacco industry to block their spread around the world.

For Smokers, UCSF Program Provides Tools to Ditch the Habit

July 27, 2012 Suzanne Harris was a registered nurse, worked on a cancer unit and was a mother to a young child when she smoked. Today, she directs the UCSF Fontana Tobacco Treatment Center, which offers comprehensive smoking cessation classes and relapse prevention support.

Brains of Teens Who Smoke Cigarettes Reveal Early Signs of Addiction

July 27, 2012 The brains of adolescents who smoke as little as two cigarettes a day respond to images of smoking as do the brains of heavily addicted adult smokers: with pleasure.

California Voters to Decide on Increasing Cigarette Tax

May 31, 2012 On June 5, California voters will decide whether the state should impose a $1 per pack tax on cigarettes, as well as a corresponding tax increase on other tobacco products.

UCSF to Participate in World No Tobacco Day on May 31

May 25, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to participate in World No Tobacco Day on May 31.

All UC Campuses to Become Smoke Free

January 18, 2012 UC President Mark Yudof has requested that chancellors at all 10 campuses form committees to implement a smoke-free policy that also bans the use, sale and promotion of tobacco products on University property.

UCSF Gets American Heart Association Award as Fit-Friendly Employer

November 04, 2011 UCSF was recently recognized as a 2011 gold-level recipient of the American Heart Association’s Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program. 

Peralta is Awarded Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

January 11, 2011 Carmen A. Peralta, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the UCSF School of Medicine, was recognized recently with a 2010 Nickens Faculty Fellowship.

Inaugural UC Global Health Day to Highlight Research

November 23, 2010 University of California scholars will gather at UC Irvine on November 30 to showcase research aimed at improving the health of the world.

UCSF Encourages Smokers to Quit on Great American Smokeout Day

November 18, 2010 The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at UCSF is encouraging smokers to quit today, which marks the 35th annual Great American Smokeout, with the hope that they may quit for good.

CT Screening for Lung Cancer among Heavy Smokers Saves Lives

November 09, 2010 CT scans to detect lung cancer early can save lives, according to a study of 53,456 current and former smokers ages 55 to 74.

Smoking Is Associated with More Deaths among Women with Breast Cancer

November 09, 2010 Smoking in women with breast cancer increases breast cancer deaths and deaths overall, according to preliminary research results presented by UCSF epidemiologist Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, at a meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Hildebrand-Zanki and Auger Will Lead Initiatives for UCSF Office of Research

July 27, 2010 UCSF has hired two senior managers to strengthen the University’s research enterprise.

UCSF Nobel Laureate Is Sworn in as Head of the National Cancer Institute

July 14, 2010 Harold Varmus, MD, who was a UCSF faculty member for more than two decades, was sworn into office on Monday, July 12, as the new director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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