The new UCSF Health-John Muir Health Jean and Ken Hofmann Cancer Center at the Behring will bring a full spectrum of leading-edge cancer care close to home for people in the East Bay and surrounding areas.
Cancer immunotherapy is hindered by the fact that engineered immune cells often get worn out and depleted before they've killed a tumor. A UCSF team has identified mutations that give cancerous lymphoma T-cells their superpower and transfer those genes into engineered, therapeutic immune cells.
Researchers at UCSF and UC Berkeley are investigating the impact of pre- and post-natal exposures to tobacco smoke on the survival rate of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
Hematologists and oncologists from around the world will present new research and clinical findings at the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) 65th Annual Meeting and Exposition. This year’s meeting will be held in San Diego from Dec. 8-12, 2023.
Thirty-two UCSF scientists are among the most influential individuals in their respective fields, according to the most recent analysis of research citations by the science and intellectual property company, Clarivate.
Laura Esserman discusses breast cancer risk factors, progress in the field and the importance of tailoring treatment for women with low-risk cancer while also identifying women at high risk of invasive cancer.
Manvir, a young cancer patient, worked with the UCSF Benioff Oakland Braddock Emotional Support Team (BEST) to alleviate his emotional and physical pain from his treatments. A new gift will help expand BEST behavioral and mental health services to young cancer patients and their families.
Two UCSF scientists – James Gardner, MD, PhD, and Rebeca de Pavia Fróes Rocha, PhD – have received Pew awards for their work in immunology as part of a program that supports promising early-career investigators.