HDFCCC Newsletter
Highlights: 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting
UCSF had an impressive presence at this year's annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO) in Chicago. One of the world's most prestigious gatherings of oncology professionals, ASCO 2017 drew more than 40,000 cancer experts focusing on groundbreaking research and advances in cancer.
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news 'SkinScanner' Awarded 2017 Cancer Center Impact Grant
Teammates Maria Wei, Robert Judson, and Michael Keiser received the $250,000 Impact Grant for their proposal to develop an artificial intelligence-based skin cancer screening tool.
news Upcoming Symposium on Precision Imaging of Cancer and Therapy (PICT)
The PICT program presents a clinical symposium, "Integrating translational and clinical research for improved patient care." June 22 at 2:30pm, Mission Hall 1402.
  Read the latest about the San Francisco Cancer Initiative (SF CAN).

> SF CAN overview by Alan Ashworth in AACI Commentary

> Status of ordinance to ban the sale of flavored tobacco in San Francisco

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In the News
news First-line cetuximab, bevacizumab show similar outcomes in colorectal cancer
HemOnc Today | June 20, 2017
news Delays for Asian-American Women After Abnormal Mammogram
UCSF | June 15, 2017
news How population health will benefit from the journey to precision medicine
MedCity News | June 15, 2017
news SF CAN: A City Working Together to Fight Cancer
AACI Commentary | June 15, 2017
news All in the Family: The Importance of Talking About Hereditary Cancer
CURE | June 9, 2017
news UCSF Mourns the Loss of Bay Area Philanthropist Gerson Bakar (1928-2017)
UCSF | June 8, 2017
Recent Publications

Brand TM, Hartmann S, Bhola NE, Peyser ND, Li H, Zeng Y, Isaacson Wechsler E, Ranall MV, Bandyopadhyay S, Duvvuri U, LaVallee TM, Jordan RCK, Johnson DE, Grandis JR. Human Papillomavirus Regulates HER3 Expression in Head and Neck Cancer: Implications for Targeted HER3 Therapy in HPV+ Patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jun 15;23(12):3072-3083.

Chen HY, Larson PEZ, Bok RA, von Morze C, Sriram R, Delos Santos R, Delos Santos J, Gordon JW, Bahrami N, Ferrone M, Kurhanewicz J, Vigneron DB. Assessing Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness with Hyperpolarized Dual-Agent 3D Dynamic Imaging of Metabolism and Perfusion. Cancer Res. 2017 Jun 15;77(12):3207-3216.

Tran TH, Shah AT, Loh ML. Precision Medicine in Pediatric Oncology: Translating Genomic Discoveries into Optimized Therapies. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jun 9.

Engmann NJ, Scott CG, Jensen MR, Ma L, Brandt KR, Mahmoudzadeh AP, Malkov S, Whaley DH, Hruska CB, Wu FF, Winham SJ, Miglioretti DL, Norman AD, Heine JJ, Shepherd J, Pankratz VS, Vachon CM, Kerlikowske K. Longitudinal Changes in Volumetric Breast Density with Tamoxifen and Aromatase Inhibitors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Jun;26(6):930-937.

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