Researchers need access to multiple strains of marijuana in order to find out about its potential benefits or harms, but current legislation makes that extremely difficult. As states move ahead with recreational legalization, access is more critical than ever.
In California, terminally ill individuals can now choose to end their lives. In light of this, UCSF experts examine both the ethical responsibilities and implications for end-of-life and palliative care.
As Program Manager for the Cancer Resource Center, Naomi Hoffer is deeply embedded in the world of cancer supportive care. Their team continually assesses new pathways to sustained healing and whole-person support.
UCSF's Steven Pantilat, MD, has received the 2014 Ritz E. Heerman Memorial Award by the California Hospital Association (CHA). He is being recognized for his efforts to improve the quality of care provided by palliative care services.