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UCSF and I-SPY 2 Breast Cancer Researchers Develop Newly Redefined Breast Cancer Response Subtypes News

UCSF and I-SPY 2 Breast Cancer Researchers Develop Newly Redefined Breast Cancer Response Subtypes

Research scientists and statisticians from UC San Francisco have developed improved biomarker classifications as part of their research results in the I-SPY 2 trial for high-risk breast cancer patients.
How AI Found the Words to Kill Cancer Cells News

How AI Found the Words to Kill Cancer Cells

Predictive model allows researchers to encode commands for cells to carry out.
“CAR Pooling” Screens Identify Most Effective Cancer Immunotherapy Cells News

“CAR Pooling” Screens Identify Most Effective Cancer Immunotherapy Cells

New approach by UCSF researchers analyzes how well different re-engineered T cells work against cancer.
Drug Turns Cancer Gene Into News

Drug Turns Cancer Gene Into "Eat Me" Flag for Immune System

UCSF-led study shows promising pre-clinical results in killing cancer cells resistant to current KRAS-targeted treatments.
Enhancing Care for Thoracic Oncology Surgery Patients News

Enhancing Care for Thoracic Oncology Surgery Patients

Building on a decades-long reputation for innovation in thoracic surgery, UC San Francisco’s Thoracic Surgery and Oncology Clinic has improved the overall experience for patients undergoing lung and esophageal cancer treatment while continuing to maintain strong outcomes.
Navigating the Maze of Breast Cancer Guidelines: Efficient Paths to Personalized Screening Video

Navigating the Maze of Breast Cancer Guidelines: Efficient Paths to Personalized Screening

To help PCPs address patients’ breast cancer screening concerns, surgeon Shoko Emily Abe, MD, FACS, breaks down the multitude of screening directives and modalities, with a focus on the needs of those at average risk and those with dense breast tissue.
UCSF Researchers Uncover New Pathway for Molecular Cancer Drug Therapies News

UCSF Researchers Uncover New Pathway for Molecular Cancer Drug Therapies

In a study published December 8, 2022 in Science, UCSF researchers Kevin Lou, an MD-PhD student, Luke Gilbert, PhD, and Kevan Shokat, PhD, reveal the discovery of a cellular uptake pathway important for larger molecules.
International Conference Features UCSF Breast Cancer Experts News

International Conference Features UCSF Breast Cancer Experts

Breast cancer experts from UCSF Health presented new research and clinical findings at the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the world’s largest and most prestigious breast cancer conference.
International Hematologic Conference Features UCSF Health Experts News

International Hematologic Conference Features UCSF Health Experts

Hematologists and oncologists from around the world will present new research and clinical findings at the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) 64th Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Alan P. Venook, MD, Recognized With Luminary Award for Gastrointestinal Cancers News

Alan P. Venook, MD, Recognized With Luminary Award for Gastrointestinal Cancers

Alan P. Venook, MD, a renowned expert in colorectal and liver cancers, has been announced as one of the winners of the 2022 Luminary Awards in Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers.
Rethinking How Cancer Cells Evade Targeted Therapy News

Rethinking How Cancer Cells Evade Targeted Therapy

Glioblastomas (GBMs) are incurable brain tumors with a prognosis of about one-and-a half years on average. They are highly resistant to treatment and have defied all attempts at precision therapy.
Research Reveals Mechanisms at Work in Progression of Pancreatic Cysts to Pancreatic Cancer News

Research Reveals Mechanisms at Work in Progression of Pancreatic Cysts to Pancreatic Cancer

Tumor Immune Microenvironments May Provide Clues to Future Therapies
Screening and Removal of Precancerous Lesions Prevents Anal Cancer News

Screening and Removal of Precancerous Lesions Prevents Anal Cancer

National study led by UCSF is first to show effectiveness of simple strategies to reduce risk of often silent cancer.
UCSF Surgeons Perform First Pure Robotic Whipple Surgery in the Bay Area News

UCSF Surgeons Perform First Pure Robotic Whipple Surgery in the Bay Area

Gastrointestinal surgeons at UC San Francisco have performed the first pure robotically assisted Whipple surgery in San Francisco.
Genomic Sequencing Is Changing Diagnosis, Treatment for Patients with Brain Cancer News

Genomic Sequencing Is Changing Diagnosis, Treatment for Patients with Brain Cancer

Patients diagnosed with a type of brain tumor survived for longer when they were treated aggressively with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.
Abortion Ban May Increase Risk of Death for Pregnant Women with Cancer News

Abortion Ban May Increase Risk of Death for Pregnant Women with Cancer

The repercussions of overturning Roe v. Wade – and the failure of the Supreme Court to provide any guidance on exceptions related to the life and health of the mother – are potentially catastrophic for a subset of women who face a life-threating diagnosis of pregnancy associated cancers (PAC).
Brachytherapy Improves Outcomes for Cervical Cancer Patients News

Brachytherapy Improves Outcomes for Cervical Cancer Patients

Patients with locally advanced cervical cancer who receive chemoradiation therapy and brachytherapy and complete treatment within eight weeks have a superior overall survival rate compared to those who don’t receive this treatment, according to a UCSF study.
Renal Cell Carcinoma Research Sheds New Light on Advanced Disease News

Renal Cell Carcinoma Research Sheds New Light on Advanced Disease

In a recent study, UCSF researchers found that renal cell carcinoma (RCC)with venous tumor thrombus(VTT) does not always signify metastatic disease with poor prognosis. These findings provide insight into the development of advanced RCC and may help to better inform surveillance regimens and treatment decisions and, ultimately, improve clinical outcomes.
Novel Hyperglycemia Management Protocol for Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment News

Novel Hyperglycemia Management Protocol for Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment

An innovative hyperglycemia management protocol for patients receiving cancer therapy is provided through an urgent-care site within the UCSF Infusion Center, and can be replicated at other centers. The protocol ensures that patients promptly get the necessary treatment for acute hyperglycemia that can occur during cancer therapy.
Renowned Expert to Lead UCSF’s Hematology and Oncology Division News

Renowned Expert to Lead UCSF’s Hematology and Oncology Division

Krishna Komanduri, MD, an international leader in hematology-oncology, transplantation and cellular immunotherapy, is the new chief of UCSF’s Division of Hematology and Oncology.
UCSF Prostate Cancer Specialist Inducted into Annual Class of “Giants of Cancer Care” News

UCSF Prostate Cancer Specialist Inducted into Annual Class of “Giants of Cancer Care”

Eric Small, MD, has been announced as one of the winners of the 10th annual Giants of Cancer Care® awards.
Advancing Precision Medicine for Neuro-Oncology Patients: Q&A with David Solomon, MD, PhD News

Advancing Precision Medicine for Neuro-Oncology Patients: Q&A with David Solomon, MD, PhD

UC San Francisco neuropathologist and molecular neuro-oncologist David Solomon, MD, PhD has reached a unique and impressive milestone: the publication of his team's 50th neuro-oncology research study stemming from the UCSF500 Cancer Gene Panel, a molecular diagnostic test that identifies genetic changes in the DNA of a patient's cancer.
UCSF Deploys Innovative Data System to Integrate Research and Care News

UCSF Deploys Innovative Data System to Integrate Research and Care

UC San Francisco (UCSF), in collaboration with the Quantum Leap Healthcare Collaborative (QLHC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed the OneSource system to seamlessly integrate clinical care and research data.
Bladder Cancer Home Test Reduced Need for Cystoscopy During COVID-19 News

Bladder Cancer Home Test Reduced Need for Cystoscopy During COVID-19

A study led by UCSF urologic cancer surgeons Sima Porten, MD, MPH, and Maxwell Meng, MD, found that use of a home urine test during the COVID-19 pandemic decreased the frequency of surveillance cystoscopy for patients with a history of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).

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