A significant percentage of U.S. women 70 years or older who were severely cognitively impaired received screening mammography that was unlikely to benefit them, according to a study of 2,131 elderly women conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco.
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.