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New Cancer Immunotherapeutics program and Clinical Trials Unit

  • from Alan Ashworth
    It is with great pleasure that I announce the launch of a new Cancer Immunotherapeutics program and Clinical Trials Unit in the HDFCCC under the leadership of Larry Fong. This initiative reflects the tremendous strides made in the field, UCSF's leadership for over two decades in this arena, and our critical mass of world class investigators. > read full announcement
U.S. News & World Report Ranking
  • UCSF Medical Center is one of the nation's premier hospitals for the 14th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country in the 2015-2016 America's Best Hospitals survey, which was published by U.S. News & World Report today
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  • Wednesday, Aug 19: Diller Building Journal Club Arman Jahangiri
  • Friday, Aug 21: Molecular Tumor Board
  • Friday Sept 4: Cancer Center Weekly Seminars Series resumes with Steven Reed, PhD, The Scripps Research Institute.
  • Wednesday Sept 9: Pediatric Malignancies Program Retreat Topic: Neuroblastoma
  • Wednesday Sept 16: Annual Prostate Cancer Research Retreat
    8:00am - 5:30pm, Mission Bay Conference Center.
    This year's retreat will include speakers selected from each abstract category:
    • Population Sciences / Outcomes Research
    • Clinical Trials and Translational Research
    • Preclinical Biomarkers and Laboratory Research
    • ABSTRACTS ARE DUE Friday, 8/28/15, 5:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday Sept 30: Breast Oncology Program Weekly Seminars Series resumes, schedule coming soon.
  • Saturday Oct 10: Taste for the Cure: A Taste of Science
    The UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center will host an annual day of discovery exploring the impact of both food and science on breast health. The 2015 agenda includes panel discussions on coping with a cancer diagnosis, clinical care and clinical trials, and advancing personalized medicine. There will also be visual displays detailing the current work of Breast Care Center researchers, healthy food tastings offered by local chefs, nutritional guidance, a cooking demonstration, and a variety of resources for the breast cancer community.

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