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A Dedicated Past, a Promising Future: Cancer Symposium Shines Spotlight on ZSFG Excellence

A Dedicated Past, a Promising Future: Cancer Symposium Shines Spotlight on ZSFG Excellence

February 12, 2020

Even with more than 125 years of caring for San Francisco residents, the faculty and staff at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) and UCSF find that some issues need more than time to resolve. In this case, it’s the inequities and barriers to care ...
UCSF Health and John Muir Health Add Cancer Services to Berkeley Outpatient Center

UCSF Health and John Muir Health Add Cancer Services to Berkeley Outpatient Center

February 6, 2020

UCSF Health and John Muir Health have reached the first significant milestone in developing a cancer network to enhance access to cancer care for patients throughout the East Bay, with the opening of the UCSF-John Muir Health Cancer Center at 3100 San Pablo Ave., in Berkeley. The ...
Brain Tumor Surgery that Pushes Boundaries Boosts Patients Survival

Brain Tumor Surgery that Pushes Boundaries Boosts Patients Survival

February 6, 2020

Survival may more than double for adults with glioblastoma, the most common and deadly type of brain tumor, if neurosurgeons remove the surrounding tissue as aggressively as they remove the cancerous core of the tumor.  This discovery, reported in a retrospective study headed by ...
UCSF Health Opens New Clinics on Peninsula

UCSF Health Opens New Clinics on Peninsula

January 28, 2020

UCSF Health has opened two new patient care centers in San Mateo and one in Redwood City this month to enable patients to receive UCSF primary, specialty and cancer care in convenient locations close to home. The UCSF San Mateo Primary and Specialty Care Clinic, ...
Who Will Benefit From Precision Medicine?

Who Will Benefit From Precision Medicine?

January 12, 2020

from UCSF Magazine Winter 2020 One morning, as you’re getting out of bed, an intense pain grips your feet. Your toe joints are swollen again. It’s been happening for months now. You decide it’s time to get the problem checked out, so you pay a ...