December 8, 2016
In the summer of 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that cancer had surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in California and 21 other states. This awareness has contributed to a growing number of ambitious new cancer prevention initiatives, from small, community-based projects to larger, international efforts.
December 5, 2016
California adolescents perceive smoking cigarettes to be riskier – and less socially acceptable – than they did a dozen years ago, according to a new study that comes amid a changing tobacco product landscape.
November 21, 2016
The ability of lung tumor cells to spread rapidly within the body makes lung cancer difficult to eradicate and contributes to its status as the leading cause of U.S. cancer deaths in both men and women.
November 16, 2016
Cancer kills more San Francisco residents than any other cause besides heart disease, and costs patients, families and taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars each year.
November 15, 2016
Next-generation sequencing for patients at UCSF Medical Center is prompting changes in brain tumor diagnoses for some children and a retooling of treatment plans in many cases.
October 25, 2016
UCSF Health and John Muir Health are augmenting their growing collaboration through a plan to expand world-class, compassionate cancer care.