A groundbreaking UCSF study reveals the long-term adverse effects of unwanted pregnancy on people’s lives, pointing to widespread challenges that will result from the US Supreme Court ruling to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion.
The Opioid Industry Documents Archive (OIDA), a project of UCSF, and Johns Hopkins University, today released more than 114,000 documents related to McKinsey & Company's work as a management consulting firm for the opioid industry.
Parents of children under the age of five-years-old now have the option to vaccinate their infants and young children against COVID-19. Our expert looks at potential vaccine side effects, risks of COVID-19, access and vaccine effectiveness in children.
UCSF is welcoming its first patients to the Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building, a one-of-a-kind treatment center that aims to redefine mental health services and make a bold statement against stigma.
A world-class team of researchers co-led by UCSF’s Allan Balmain, PhD, FRS, has been selected to receive a $25 million Cancer Grand Challenges award to investigate the very early stages of cancer development.
In a groundbreaking finding, a new study led by UCSF found that routine screening for and removal of precancerous anal lesions can significantly reduce the risk of anal cancer, similar to the way cervical cancer is prevented in women.
Jack S. Resneck Jr., MD, was inaugurated today as the 177th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). Resneck is a dermatologist, professor and vice-chair of the Department of Dermatology at UCSF.
When Cheryl Broyles was diagnosed with glioblastoma, her goal was to outlive the disease’s 15-month prognosis. That was 22 years ago. Broyles’ survival has been the result of luck, tumor location, and cutting-edge treatment and diagnostics.
For many women, breast cancer screening with a three-dimensional imaging technique called digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) may not offer advantages over digital mammography, but for some it may reduce the chance of an advanced cancer diagnosis, according to a new JAMA study.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have been recognized among the nation’s best pediatric medical centers in all 10 specialties assessed in U.S. News & World Report's Best Children’s Hospitals 2022-23, reflecting the caliber of specialty care the hospitals provide.
Diana Hendel, PharmD ’89, and psychiatrist Mark Goulston, MD, share empathetic advice and tangible tools in this guide for health care professionals and leaders. Hendel’s perspective on trauma and healing stems from her journey leading a hospital through the aftermath of a deadly workplace shooting.
Suresh Gunasekaran, MBA, recently assumed the helm of UCSF Health, which includes about 18,000 staff and physicians; it admits 41,000 patients and handles more than 2.5 million outpatient visits yearly.