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In the Media
The invention from researcher Laura Johanna van 't Veer and her team at the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) empowers women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer to make informed decisions about whether or not to undergo chemotherapy after initial surgery.
This is the Popular Prize.
> List of winners from EPO.org
> Read the office press release.
> "Studies on the biology of a tumour changed treatment regimes" (Financial Times, 6/11/15)
- Trever Bivona - named as a 2015 Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research
- Alan Ashworth receives Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) Spirit of Empowerment Award
Welcome to new HDFCCC Member
We Go For Good! - HDFCCC Staff
Welcome Home party TODAY June 11th from 11:30am - 1:00pm at Mount Zion!
Come and greet the victorious Lamorna and Malinda who are completing their week-long circle the Bay route to raise money for breast cancer research programs at UCSF.
> They've raised > $11K so far but there's still time to donate! >>Visit WeGoForGood website
#WhiteOutCancerDay - for Cancer Immunotherapy Month
HDFCCC is co-sponsoring Cancer Immunotherapy Month (JUNE!).
What you can do:
- Download the badge to include in your signature this month
Friday, June 12, is #WhiteOutCancer Day with white signifying immunotherapy's power to treat all cancers.
Take a picture of your lab mates in your white coats and hashtag #WhiteOutCancerDay! Share the photos on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!
AIDS WALK SF
Join or support Team "MH 6th Floor" at the 7/19/2015 AIDS Walk San Francisco
HDFCCC In the MEDIA
Studies on the biology of a tumour changed treatment regimes (Laura van 't Veer Wins EPO Prize)
June 11, 2015, Financial Times
Meet the 2015 Class (Trever Bivona)
June 11, 2015, Pew Charitable Trust
When Pain Persists After Breast Cancer Surgery
June 8, 2015 source: Wall Street Journal
The Danger of DCIS, The Breast "Cancer" That's Often Not
June 8, 2015 source: Elle Magazine
Medicare Considers Coverage of Genetic Prostate Cancer Test
June 8, 2015 source: Cleveland Clinic
Cognitive Impairment in Pediatric ALL Survivors Even Without Brain RT
June 8, 2015 source: Cancer Network
Drop-off in Prostate Screening Stirs Controversy
June 5, 2015 source: AJMC.com
Just Diagnosed with Bladder Cancer - Now What?
June 4, 2015 source: Cancer.net
2015 Innovations Symposium Inspires Collaborations to Advance Inflammatory
Bowel Disease Research
June 4, 2015 source: PR Newswire
Chair, 2015 Scientific Program: Alan Venook, MD
June 2, 2015 source: Med Page Today
- 6/11: EuropeanPatentOffice @EPOorg Laura van 't Veer wins the European Inventor Award 2015 in the #SMEs category! Congrats! @ucsf @ucsfCancer #EIA15
Did you know that June is Cancer Immunotherapy Month? Follow with #CIM15 via @CancerResearch
RT @audvin: Growth of Physicians Tweeting During ASCO Annual Meetings #ASCO15 #hcsm
Excellent RT @EileenOBrien: Great summary of the use of #Periscope at #ASCO15 by @ChrisPascale6
Read about cell division. Text inspired by prof David Morgan talk. @CosyScience @UCSFCancer
When Pain Persists After #BreastCancer Surgery via @nytimeswell @DrLauraEsserman
Great to see the @wegoforgood team still going strong. Follow their route: #ucsfproud
DEADLINES - Due June 15th:
HDFCCC Speakers/Programmatic Events
Conferences, Symposia, Retreats
Thursday June 11
- 11:30-1:00 pm: We Go For Good Welcome home party at Mount Zion, 2350 Sutter, Healing Garden, Women's Health Center
- 11:00 am : Cancer Center Special Seminar
"DEPendence of association with number of Top Hits (DEPTH) and other approaches to analysing genome-wide association studies to address the issue of "missing heritability"
Professor John Hopper, University of Melbourne
- Wednesday, June 17:
4:00 - 5:15 pm: Sokolow Lecture with René Bernards, PhD Professor of Molecular Carcinogenesis, Netherlands Cancer Institute
"Synthetic Lethal Drug Combinations for the Treatment of Cancer"
Mission Bay Campus, Byers Auditorium, GH-106 [live stream]
Thursday, June 18:
12:00 - 1:00 pm: Sokolow Education Seminar with René Bernards, PhD Professor of Molecular Carcinogenesis, Netherlands Cancer Institute
"Personalized Cancer Treatment Beyond the Genotype"
Parnassus Campus, HSW-300
- June 22:
Cancer Center Special Seminar
"The Integrated Stress Response in tumor development and metastasis: Problems and therapeutic opportunities" > Constantinos (Costas) Koumenis, PhD, Professor, Vice Chair and Research Division Director,
Dept of Radiation Oncology, UPenn, Perelman School of Medicine
Host: Davide Ruggero, PhD
- June 23:
- 3:00 pm:
Special Biostatistics Seminar
"Bayesian Optimal Interval Designs for Phase I Clinical Trials" >
Dr. Ying Yuan, MD Anderson; Location: HD291
- 4:00 pm:
Cancer Center Special Seminar
"Using Hyperpolarized 13C Pyruvate to Assess Response in Pediatric Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma - A Non-invasive Response Biomarker" >
Sabine Mueller, MD, PhD,
Recipient of the 2015 HDFCCC-Kure It Grant for Underfunded Cancer Research
- June 24:
- 8:30 - 10:00 am: Breast Cancer Program Weekly Seminar
Mark Moasser, MD
- 9:00 am - 12:00pm:
Prostate Cancer Program - Quarterly Program Research Workshop
"Myc as a Prostate Cancer Target" >
Speakers: Rahual Aggarwal, MD,
Michael Evans, PhD,
Andrei Goga, MD,
Davide Ruggero, PhD,
Eric Small, MD,
Jim Wells, PhD
- 12:00 noon: Diller Building Journal Club
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