Faculty, Young Investigators Presented

Faculty, Young Investigators Presented "Practice Changing" Studies at ASCO

June 21, 2017

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 ...
Artificial Intelligence Melanoma Detector Wins Cancer Center Impact Grant

Artificial Intelligence Melanoma Detector Wins Cancer Center Impact Grant

June 19, 2017

A proposal for an artificial intelligence-based skin cancer screening tool won the 2017 Cancer Center Impact Grant, a $250,000 award to support high-risk, high-reward research projects that are unlikely to be funded by conventional sources.

Delays for Asian-American Women After Abnormal Mammogram

Delays for Asian-American Women After Abnormal Mammogram

June 15, 2017

Asian-American women are more likely to experience delays in follow-up treatment after an abnormal mammogram compared to white women, according to new UC San Francisco research.

UCSF Mourns the Loss of Bay Area Philanthropist Gerson Bakar (1928-2017)

UCSF Mourns the Loss of Bay Area Philanthropist Gerson Bakar (1928-2017)

June 8, 2017

The UCSF community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Gerson Bakar, a real estate developer whose philanthropic vision and leadership made an enduring impact on health care, Jewish community organizations, and education throughout the Bay Area.

New Treatments and Care for Cancer

New Treatments and Care for Cancer

June 2, 2017

Cancer specialists from UC San Francisco will present new findings at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the world’s largest clinical cancer research meeting.

When Women Are Fully Informed about Pelvic Exams, Desire for the Exam Plummets

When Women Are Fully Informed about Pelvic Exams, Desire for the Exam Plummets

May 18, 2017

Providing healthy women with information about pelvic examinations, including a professional society’s strong recommendation against them, substantially decreases the patients’ desire for the exam, according to a study led by UC San Francisco. The study will be published May 18, 2017, in the American Journal of ...