August 27, 2015
In experiments with mouse tissue, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that the adaptive immune system, generally associated with fighting infections, plays an active role in guiding the normal development of mammary glands, the only organs--in female humans as well as mice--that develop predominately after ...
August 26, 2015
Most people assume strokes only happen to octogenarians, but recent evidence suggests that survivors of childhood cancer have a high risk of suffering a stroke at a surprisingly young age.
August 26, 2015
Emmanuelle Passegué’s passion for blood is focused on rejuvenation and longer life.
August 19, 2015
A national risk model that gauges a woman’s chance of developing breast cancer has been refined to give a more accurate assessment.
August 3, 2015
Two demonstration projects that aim to yield quick results for patients have been selected by the new California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine, a public-private effort launched by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.
July 29, 2015
UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, last week presented a plan to a UC Regents committee to invest in four projects that are critical to achieving the University’s overall capital strategy to strengthen its research, education and patient care programs and to support the work ...
July 28, 2015
Over the last decade, better treatment and prevention efforts have helped reduce the incidence of cancer by 0.9 percent each year – yet the rate of progress hasn’t been the same for certain racial and ethnic minorities.
July 23, 2015
After decades of overtreatment for low-risk prostate cancer and inadequate management of its more aggressive forms, patients are now more likely to receive medical care matched to level of risk, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco.
July 21, 2015
UCSF Medical Center is one of the nation’s premier hospitals for the 14th consecutive year, ranked as the eighth best hospital in the country in the 2015-2016 America's Best Hospitals survey from U.S. News & World Report.