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ACS and NCI Honor Ruggero for Bold Work in Cancer Research

ACS and NCI Honor Ruggero for Bold Work in Cancer Research

November 14, 2019

In the past 90 days, Davide Ruggero, PhD, Professor of Urology and cancer center member, has accomplished the rare feat of receiving two of the most competitive awards available to cancer scientists. In September, the American Cancer Society awarded Ruggero a prestigious ACS Professorship ...
Researchers Halt Spread of Breast Cancer by Blocking Metastasis-Promoting Enzyme

Researchers Halt Spread of Breast Cancer by Blocking Metastasis-Promoting Enzyme

November 14, 2019

In a breakthrough with important implications for the future of immunotherapy for breast cancer, UC San Francisco scientists have found that blocking the activity of a single enzyme can prevent a common type of breast cancer from spreading to distant organs. While studying a mouse ...
Innovating for Cancer Care in Africa: Global Cancer Program at the AORTIC Cancer Research Conference in Mozambique

Innovating for Cancer Care in Africa: Global Cancer Program at the AORTIC Cancer Research Conference in Mozambique

November 13, 2019

Members of UCSF's Global Cancer Program attended the 12th International Conference on Cancer in Africa November 5-8, 2019 in Maputo, Mozambique. More than two thousand participants from all over the world attended the 2019 African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC) conference with the theme ...
Two from UCSF Recognized as 2019 STAT Wunderkinds

Two from UCSF Recognized as 2019 STAT Wunderkinds

November 12, 2019

Two UCSF clinicians were recognized on STAT's 2019 Wonderkind list, which includes the most impressive doctors and researchers early in their careers. Over the past several months, a team of STAT editors and reporters pored through hundreds of nominations from across North America, on ...
UCSF Launches Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research

UCSF Launches Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research

September 19, 2019

UC San Francisco announced Thursday it will establish the UCSF Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research, made possible by a $35 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff. The new initiative will bring together scientists and physicians who seek to push the boundaries of prostate ...