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Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
In Service of Patients: Precision Cancer Medicine at UCSF

In Service of Patients: Precision Cancer Medicine at UCSF

June 24, 2019

The new watchword for the frontlines of cancer treatment is “precision.” Whether here at the University of California, San Francisco or other leading centers around the world, the field’s best minds are probing more deeply than ever into the cellular and molecular underpinnings of ...
UCSF Unveils Cancer Building Devoted to Precision Medicine

UCSF Unveils Cancer Building Devoted to Precision Medicine

June 20, 2019

UC San Francisco is opening a pioneering cancer center devoted to providing adult patients with highly advanced treatments, including immunotherapy, genetic counseling, molecular profiling of tumors, fully integrated clinical trials, and advanced imaging.

From Bacteria to Interstellar Travel - with CRISPR in Between - Luke Gilbert Loves Science!

From Bacteria to Interstellar Travel - with CRISPR in Between - Luke Gilbert Loves Science!

June 14, 2019

This week, Luke Gilbert, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, and a Goldberg-Benioff Endowed Professor in Prostate Cancer Translational Biology, was named a member of the 2019 class of the Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research. Gilbert was one of seven early-career scientists working ...
Mentorship, Collaboration Inspire a Passion for Improving Outcomes for Older Adults with Cancer

Mentorship, Collaboration Inspire a Passion for Improving Outcomes for Older Adults with Cancer

June 14, 2019

Mentorship within a close-knit community is driving interest in the field of geriatric oncology. Dr. Li-Wen Huang, Hematology Oncology Fellow, and Dr. Melisa Wong, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, and leader of the new UCSF Older Adult Cancer Care Program, credit key individuals with ...
Podcast: Conquering Cancer from Within. Immunotherapy, the new Hope.

Podcast: Conquering Cancer from Within. Immunotherapy, the new Hope.

May 25, 2019

Dr. Lawrence Fong, leader of the HDFCCC Cancer Immunotherapy Program, was featured last month on the CureTalks podcast for a live discussion of the latest in cancer immunotherapy research, clinical trials, and treatments. Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps your immune system ...