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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.
September 21, 2010
Cancer and infertility can be a double blow. Many women become infertile following cancer treatment. And because more women are living longer thanks to modern chemotherapy and radiation treatment, more are later discovering that they cannot bear children.
June 07, 2010
Fellows, residents and students from all four professional schools shared their research recently during the First Annual Inter-School Research Festival at UCSF.
March 18, 2010
Taking an innovative path toward personalized medicine, scientists for the first time will be able to eliminate – at an early point in a clinical trial — experimental drugs that show poor efficacy, dramatically shortening the time it takes to get the right medication to the right patient with breast cancer.
March 17, 2010
Banned chemicals -- present in amounts higher than levels found in recent years in US adults -- are turning up in the blood of young girls being studied in California and Ohio. Robert Hiatt
March 03, 2010
New UCSF clinical trial tests intermittent high-dosage treatment for HER2-positive breast cancers.
February 03, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann outlines a vision for faster development of better, cheaper drugs to fight cancer.
December 29, 2009
A tiny department on the UCSF School of Nursing has yielded big developments, including supplying much of the ammunition informing the most significant public discussions about health and health care over the past half century.
November 18, 2009
The latest recommendations about breast cancer screening are part of a necessary trend toward more personalized, risk-based care, several UCSF experts say.
September 21, 2009
Decision Services, a UCSF program that provides breast cancer patients with information and one-on-one support as they grapple with major treatment decisions, was recently honored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation.

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