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UCSF Experts to Share Latest at 2020 Precision Medicine World Conference

UCSF Experts to Share Latest at 2020 Precision Medicine World Conference

January 17, 2020

Leading UC San Francisco experts will take the stage next week at Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), where they will present their pioneering work spanning the spectrum from fundamental discovery to health care delivery and economics.   The 31 UCSF speakers are among the foremost leaders who ...
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 ...
Young Women Still May Be Getting Unnecessary Pelvic Exams

Young Women Still May Be Getting Unnecessary Pelvic Exams

January 6, 2020

Pelvic examinations and cervical cancer screenings are no longer recommended for most females under age 21 during routine health visits, but a new study has found that millions of young women are unnecessarily undergoing the tests, which can lead to false-positive testing, over-treatment, anxiety and ...
JUUL Delivers Substantially More Nicotine than Previous Generation E-Cigs and Cigarettes

JUUL Delivers Substantially More Nicotine than Previous Generation E-Cigs and Cigarettes

January 6, 2020

JUUL delivers substantially more nicotine to the blood per puff than cigarettes or previous-generation e-cigarettes (e-cigs) and impairs blood vessel function comparable to cigarette smoke, according to a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco.  The study, which appears online Jan. 4, 2019, in Tobacco ...
Year in Review: 2019

Year in Review: 2019

December 17, 2019

The opening of the PCMB led the news at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2019.  Whether through expediting drug discovery, tailoring genomic sequencing, or expanding palliative care, our UCSF cancer community remained committed to improving outcomes for every cancer patient. As ...