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OCTOBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Renowned Cancer Virologists to Deliver Annual Sokolow Lectureship
Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH, and Yuan Chang, MD, two of the sharpest minds in the field of cancer virology, will present the Maurice, Ethel, and Jane Sokolow Memorial Cancer Endowment Lectureship. Over the past four decades the Sokolow Lectureship has brought scores of internationally recognized cancer researchers to UCSF. [read more]
news Ashworth to Receive 2017 Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science
The Brinker Award is the highest scientific honor awarded by Susan G. Komen, the world's leading breast cancer organization.
news On Facebook
Dr. Gabriel Mannis and his colleagues in the UCSF Adult Hematologic Malignancies and BMT Program explain to a lay audience how cancer immunotherapy works by "boosting" or "re-training" a person's own immune system to fight cancer.
 
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  Our thoughts are with our UCSF colleagues and their families affected by the Northern California wildfires. Please note that Chancellor Sam Hawgood released an official statement which includes a list of available resources to the UCSF community.

 
 
 
Awards & Distinctions
Eleni Linos, MD, MPH, DrPH is a recipient of the highly competitive NIH New Innovator Award. Her project is entitled "Targeted Advertising for Cancer Prevention." Read more.
Hani Goodarzi, PhD received the 2017 AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award and recently delivered a corresponding award lecture.
Charles Ryan, MD and Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH received a 2017 PCF Challenge Award ($515,000) from the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF). Their project is entitled, "SEARCH: Survivorship Enhancement in Men with Prostate Cancer At Risk for Poor Cognitive Health During Treatment with ADT." Read more.
Special Honor
 
  news Tung Nguyen, MD, co-leader of the HDFCCC Cancer Control Program and leader of SF CAN's liver cancer task force, was recently honored at the 2017 Asian Health Services annual gala in Oakland. Watch this inspiring video and join us in celebrating the journey of one of the Cancer Center's leaders in combatting health care disparities.  
In the News
 
news NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium is Now Complete
NCCN | Oct 12, 2017
news Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time
UCSF | Oct 10, 2017
news Two UCSF Scientists Win NIH New Innovator Awards
UCSF | Oct 5, 2017
 
news Strata Oncology Announces Partnership with UCSF to Launch 'Stratify Prostate'
Strata Oncology | Oct 3, 2017
news Bay Area cancer survivor helps others with support group
ABC 7 News | Sep 30, 2017
news Bladder Cancer Paradigm Expanding to Include Immunotherapy Combos, Targeted Therapies
OncLive | Sep 28, 2017
 
 
 
Recent Publications

Huang PY, Kandyba E, Jabouille A, Sjolund J, Kumar A, Halliwill K, McCreery M, DelRosario R, Kang HC, Wong CE, Seibler J, Beuger V, Pellegrino M, Sciambi A, Eastburn DJ, Balmain A. Lgr6 is a stem cell marker in mouse skin squamous cell carcinoma. Nat Genet. 2017 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Chien AJ, Rugo HS. Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer: Is Personalizing Therapy Within Reach? J Clin Oncol. 2017 Sep 20;35(27):3089-3091.

Hiatt RA, Stewart SL, Hoeft KS, Kushi LH, Windham GC, Biro FM, Pinney SM, Wolff MS, Teitelbaum SL, Braithwaite D. Childhood Socioeconomic Position and Pubertal Onset in a Cohort of Multiethnic Girls: Implications for Breast Cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Events
Oct 13: Annual Pancreas Center Retreat - UCSF Mission Bay
New Frontiers in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Malignancies
Oct 14: Taste for the Cure: A Taste of Science - Jewish Community Center
This event explores the impact of food and science on breast health.
Oct 20: Friday Cancer Center Seminar - UCSF Mission Bay
William G. Kaelin, Jr., MD, Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Oct 24: Tobacco Control Program Seminar - UCSF Parnassus
Robert Hiatt, MD, PhD and Tung Nguyen, MD, HDFCCC Cancer Control Program
Oct 25: Sokolow Memorial Cancer Endowment Lecture - UCSF Mission Bay
Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH and Yuan Chang, MD, University of Pittsburgh
Employment and Training
Postdoctoral Fellow, HDFCCC and Department of Surgery, UCSF
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences (2 positions), California State University-East Bay
Postdoctoral positions in the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics
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