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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.
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. 
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 27, 2010
UCSF has hired two senior managers to strengthen the University’s research enterprise.
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).
May 14, 2010
The campus community is invited to learn about the health hazards of tobacco at UCSF’s World No Tobacco Day event on May 28.

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