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Based on clear metrics, transplant hepatologist Neil Mehta, MD, presents diagnostic criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma, then shows how UCSF’s HCC team reaches decisions on treatment for individual cases – with plans ranging from resection ...
UCSF specialist Chase Heaton, MD, presents a guide to identifying head and neck cancers, including steps, tools and tips for a comprehensive exam; alarm-bell statements from your patients; and the one assumption you want to make about any neck lump.
Dr. Patrick Ha, UCSF’s chief of head and neck surgical oncology, breaks down the neck’s complex anatomy and provides a case-based discussion of common growths – including developmental cysts, salivary gland disorders, thyroid masses and ...
Sanziana Roman, MD, an endocrine surgeon, discusses a patient’s treatment for a tumor in the retroperitoneum, near the adrenal gland.
Hematologist Nina Shah discusses the treatment plan of a patient diagnosed with a smoldering multiple myeloma (MM).
With the advent of immunotherapy, UCSF physicians are incorporating clinical trials into head and neck cancer patient care and changing the treatment paradigm.
Bonnie Joe, MD, PhD, discusses how breast MRI is performed, common indications for breast MRI and advanced methods for biopsy and pre-surgical localization of tumors.
Bonnie Joe, MD explains the differences between screening and diagnostic mammography, shows evidence for screening, answers common questions about radiation risk and false positives and discusses digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography.
Oncologist David Oh speaks at the October 2017 Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum about key developments in immunotherapy like immune checkpoint inhibitors and T-cell therapies, plus its use in experimental approaches to breast cancer treatment.
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We are pleased to announce that UCSF Medical Center has been recognized as the best hospital in Northern California for cancer care — and among the top 10 cancer programs nationally — by U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 survey of Best Hospitals.
The California Center for Pituitary Disorders is the largest practice for pituitary disorders in the United States & performs more pituitary surgeries than any other medical center in the U.S.
One of the primary objectives at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is to be a partner in care, supporting patients’ treatments and providing physicians with efficient access to our services.
UCSF Health is recognized throughout the world for innovative treatments, advanced technology, collaboration among clinicians and scientists, and a highly compassionate team of patient care providers.
Oral dysplasia patients at UCSF benefit from an internationally recognized team of multidisciplinary experts with the highest level of expertise in this difficult-to-manage and often unpredictable disease.
Novel therapeutics and state-of-the-art surgical techniques combined with an array of support services for patients
Specialized treatments for acute and chronic blood conditions, from cancers to the full range of non-malignant blood disorders