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Research Offers New Hope for HIV/AIDS Patients with Cancer

August 21, 2012 A proposed new treatment to help HIV/AIDS patients suffering from Kaposi’s sarcoma, the most common form of cancer in people with HIV, is now one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a program that supports promising early-stage research.

Helping Kids Describe Cancer Symptoms Through Cartoons and Digital Technology

August 08, 2012 Preliminary results of a recent study by Christina Baggott, a trained oncology nurse, found that children with cancer were significantly more likely to weigh in on their symptoms when using a kid-friendly touch-screen computer assessment tool, than the standard written checklist.

A Glimpse Inside Construction of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

May 23, 2012 Construction of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay is well underway, with the building’s exterior panels, glass, and interior studs being installed.

UCSF's Frank McCormick Now Leads World's Largest Cancer Research Association

April 02, 2012 Frank McCormick, director of the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF and new president of the 35,000-member American Association of Cancer Research, discusses the state of cancer research.

UCSF's Blackburn Inducted into the California Hall of Fame

December 12, 2011 UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, whose co-discovery of an enzyme involved in cell aging and cancers opened a whole new field of scientific inquiry, was inducted into the California Hall of Fame on Dec. 8, 2011. 

UCSF Neuro-oncologists Engage Caregivers to Better Help Patients

July 29, 2011 Seeking to improve care for people with brain tumors, neuro-oncologists at UCSF Medical Center are beginning to look beyond the patient to engage a patient’s family, friends and other caregivers.

Champion Charities Gives UCSF $2.5 Million to Tackle Brain Disease

July 01, 2011 Former NFL players Harris Barton and Ronnie Lott recently presented a check for $2.5 million on behalf of Champion Charities to UCSF’s Brain Tumor Research Center to support its mission to eradicate brain disease.

Ovarian Cancer Outcomes May Improve with "Dose-Dense" Chemotherapy

June 29, 2011 UCSF gynecologic oncologist John K. Chan, MD, is leading a nationwide endeavor to evaluate a new strategy called “dose-dense” chemotherapy to improve treatment outcomes for women with ovarian cancer.

Head-Shaving Event Draws Crowds, Raises Funds for Cancer Research

June 15, 2011 In a bold demonstration of support for the many children with cancer they have treated over the years, several UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital doctors, as well as hospital staff and community members, had their heads shaved bald to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer research. 

UCSF Child Oncologists to Participate in Head-Shaving Fundraiser

June 02, 2011 In a bold demonstration of support for the many children with cancer they have treated over the years, several UCSF doctors and other staff members will have their heads shaved bald in a special event on June 8 to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research.

UCSF Joins Caltech in Creative Problem Solving to Advance Health Care

May 23, 2011 Experts at UCSF and Caltech are pushing the boundaries of creative problem solving to address important clinical problems with the hope that the talent pool at both institutions, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, will advance health care innovation.

McCormick Discusses Challenges of Cancer in Video

April 04, 2011 Frank McCormick, director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the complexities and challenges of cancer in a video interview with the American Association for Cancer Research. 

AACR Names Frank McCormick New President-Elect

March 22, 2011 Cancer research pioneer Frank McCormick has been elected the new president-elect of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the world’s oldest and largest scientific organization focused on preventing and curing cancer. 

Aging, Chronic Disease and Telomeres Are Linked in Recent Studies

February 03, 2011 UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn is not ready to predict how long you will live. But she and her UCSF colleagues are exploring a feature within cells that is a kind of hourglass for aging.

Lanier to Deliver 54th Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Basic Science

February 02, 2011 Lewis Lanier, American Cancer Society Research Professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at UCSF, will deliver the 54th Faculty Research Lectureship in Basic Science on February 14.

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