A small pilot study shows for the first time that changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may result in longer telomeres, the parts of chromosomes that affect aging.
September 16, 2013
August 19, 2013
A natural form of sugar could offer a noninvasive way to precisely image tumors and determine whether cancer medication is effective using new technology developed at UCSF in collaboration with GE Healthcare.
June 10, 2013
Men with prostate cancer may significantly improve their survival chances with a simple change in their diet, a new UCSF-led study has found.
May 08, 2013
A new genomic test can help predict whether men are more likely to harbor an aggressive form of prostate cancer, according to a new UCSF study.
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.
October 09, 2012
Armed with a new $10 million grant, a multi-center “dream team’’ of scientists, led by UCSF, is embarking on a groundbreaking undertaking to overcome therapeutic resistance and revolutionize treatment for patients with advanced prostate cancer.
September 18, 2012
A once-promising discovery linking prostate cancer to an obscure retrovirus derived from mice was the result of an inadvertent laboratory contamination, a forensic analysis of tissue samples and lab experiments – some dating back nearly a decade – has confirmed.
June 04, 2012
A new medication proved effective in slowing the spread of metastatic prostate cancer, while helping to maintain the quality of life, in patients with advanced disease, according to results of a UCSF-led study.
February 22, 2012
Uncovering the network of genes regulated by a crucial molecule involved in cancer called mTOR, which controls protein production inside cells, researchers at UCSF have discovered how a protein “master regulator” goes awry, leading to metastasis, the fatal step of cancer.
February 01, 2012
Scientists at UCSF have identified nearly 200 genes in the healthy prostate tissue of men with low-grade prostate cancer that may help explain how physical activity improves survival from the disease.