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Largest-Ever Study of Prostate Cancer Genomics in Black Men IDs Potential Targets for Precision Therapies

Largest-Ever Study of Prostate Cancer Genomics in Black Men IDs Potential Targets for Precision Therapies

July 10, 2020

Black men in the United States are known to suffer disproportionately from prostate cancer, but few studies have investigated whether genetic differences in prostate tumors could have anything to do with these health disparities. Franklin W. Huang, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF, ...
New Model of Breast Cancer's Causes Developed by UCSF-led Team

New Model of Breast Cancer's Causes Developed by UCSF-led Team

July 8, 2020

A new model of the causes of breast cancer, created by a team led by researchers at UC San Francisco, Genentech and Stanford University, is designed to capture the complex interrelationships between dozens of primary and secondary breast cancer causes and stimulate further research. Breast ...
'Scientifically Fearless' Cancer Researcher Zena Werb Dies at 75

'Scientifically Fearless' Cancer Researcher Zena Werb Dies at 75

July 2, 2020

Colleagues are mourning the passing of Zena Werb, PhD, a giant in the field of cancer biology whose four decades of research at UC San Francisco informed the rise of immunotherapy and other modern approaches to cancer treatment. Werb, who was a professor in the ...
What to Expect During Your Next Visit to UCSF Health

What to Expect During Your Next Visit to UCSF Health

June 29, 2020

New processes are in place as a result of COVID-19 and our priority remains the same: your health and safety.
UCSF, St. Jude Identify Key Culprit Driving Treatment Resistance in Deadly Immune Disorder

UCSF, St. Jude Identify Key Culprit Driving Treatment Resistance in Deadly Immune Disorder

June 16, 2020

A new study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has identified what they believe to be a key reason behind patients’ treatment-resistance in the rare inflammatory disorder HLH. The finding could offer additional insights into other immune conditions, ...