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San Francisco General Hospital seeks Chief for its Division of Hematology-Oncology
A formal search has been initiated for a Chief of Hematology-Oncology at the SFGH campus. This represents a unique opportunity for an emerging leader in the field to assume responsibility for a program committed to clinical and academic excellence. SFGH welcomes candidates with a wide range of scholarly interests, from clinical/translational to basic science. The environment is particularly suited to the study of cancer or blood diseases in ethnically diverse and vulnerable populations. The Division is closely allied with the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF.
Internal candidates are encouraged to apply for this position before August 15, 2015
by following the instructions on this link
Inquiries about this position should be directed to: Jacquelyn Maher, MD
, Professor of Medicine and Search Committee Chair.
NCI Launches Competition to Spur Research on Breast Cancer Genomics, Disease Risk
"Up for a Challenge (U4C) - Stimulating Innovation in Breast Cancer Genetic Epidemiology."
National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) is partnering with Sage Bionetworks for this competition.more information: [ blog]
Register for Webinar
: "Everything You Need to Know About NCI's Up For a Challenge (U4C)"
Date: Thursday, July 23
Time: 1-2 pm Eastern (12-1 pm Central, 11 am-12 noon Mountain, 10-11 am Pacific)
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HDFCCC In the MEDIA
Editorial: Cancer: Helping with hair and dignity
[Rugo] July 10, 2015 source: Winston-Salem Journal
Four young scientists named recipients of Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Research Fellowship Award
[Ruggero lab] July 10, 2015 source: News-Medical.net
Positive Changes to Prostate Cancer Management Seen Across US
[Cooperberg, Carroll] July 9, 2015 source: Cancer Network
'Genuine Change' in US Prostate Cancer Management
[Cooperberg, Carroll] July 7, 2015 source: Medscape
Surveillance Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer
[Cooperberg, Carroll] July 7, 2015 source: DoctorsLounge.com
More Mammograms May Not Always Mean Fewer Cancer Deaths
[Kaplan] July 7, 2015 source: Celebcafe.org
Findings suggest improvement in management of localized prostate cancer [Cooperberg, Carroll] July 7, 2015 source: MedicalXpress
ElliptiGO, Girls! Two friends complete 280-mile trek to fight breast cancer.
July 6, 2015 source: Runners World
17th Annual V Wine Celebration Poised to Raise $6 Million for Pediatric Cancer Research with Anonymous $3 Million Matching Donation
[Mueller] July 6, 2015 source: Business Wire
Giving Cancer Patients a Reliable Prediction of Metastasis
[Esserman] July 2, 2015 source: PhysiciansNews.com
HDFCCC Speakers/Programmatic Events
FRIDAY, July 17
WEDNESDAY, July 22
FRIDAY, July 24
Conferences, Symposia, Retreats
Other Events of Note
WEDNESDAY, July 15
THURSDAY, July 16
- 9:00-11:00 am: Special Seminar "Of Glia and Blood"
Angela Giangrande Ph.D., IGBMC Strasbourg, France Parn N721
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