Use of CT scans of the chest for hospital emergency-room patients with blunt trauma could be reduced by more than one-third without compromising detection of major injury, concludes a new study led by a UCSF physician.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded seven grants to UCSF scientists to pursue innovative approaches to major contemporary challenges in biomedical research.
Adolescents and adults under 40 who have been successfully treated for cancer are at heightened risk of developing a second unrelated cancer, on average 15 years later, according to a study.
For the second year in the row, UCSF has received a Silver from Healthy Mothers Workplace Award that recognizes San Francisco organizations that support parental leave, lactation accommodations and work-family balance.
Window washers dressed as Batman, Superwoman and other fearless superheroes scaled the walls of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco on Sept. 28 to brighten our patients' day.