- Patient Care
UCSF physicians and allied health care providers treat patients with all forms of cancer. The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center offers a complete array of diagnostic, treatment and follow-up care services, with more than 6,000 new cancer diagnoses in children and adults each year at UCSF.
UCSF is an international leader in fundamental biological research in many fields, including stem cell science, genetics, biochemistry, cell biology and immunology. Recent research breakthroughs have led to new strategies for fighting cancer – in ways that were never anticipated.
UCSF educational programs to train new generations of scientists, physicians and other health care professionals have been developed within an academic medical center that ranks in the top tier both in the care of cancer patients and in cancer research.