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Big Data Shows How Cancer Interacts with Its Surroundings

Big Data Shows How Cancer Interacts with Its Surroundings

October 20, 2017

By combining data from sources that at first seemed to be incompatible, UC San Francisco researchers have identified a molecular signature in tissue adjacent to tumors in eight of the most common cancers that suggests they are all using the same mechanism to remodel normal ...
Renowned Cancer Virologists to Deliver Annual Sokolow Lectureship

Renowned Cancer Virologists to Deliver Annual Sokolow Lectureship

October 12, 2017

Two of the sharpest minds in the field of cancer virology are scheduled to present the Maurice, Ethel, and Jane Sokolow Memorial Cancer Endowment Lectureship at the HDFCCC on October 25th and 26th. Yuan Chang, MD, and Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH, from the University ...

 


Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time

Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time

October 10, 2017

Cigarette smokers with high levels of psychological distress are often heavy smokers, and thus identified as a “hard core” group who are less willing or able to quit than other smokers. However, a study by UC San Francisco researchers shows that over the course of ...
Two UCSF Scientists Win NIH New Innovator Awards

Two UCSF Scientists Win NIH New Innovator Awards

October 5, 2017

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants to two UC San Francisco researchers to pursue innovative approaches to major contemporary challenges in biomedical research. The highly competitive grants, which were announced Oct. 5 among 86 such awards nationwide, were made under the High-Risk, High-Reward Research ...
Susan G. Komen® Recognizes Renowned Investigators as 2017 Recipients of Brinker Awards for Scientific Distinction

Susan G. Komen® Recognizes Renowned Investigators as 2017 Recipients of Brinker Awards for Scientific Distinction

October 5, 2017

Today two widely respected and accomplished breast cancer investigators join the ranks of an esteemed group of scientists as recipients of this year’s Brinker Awards – the highest scientific honor awarded by Susan G. Komen, the world’s leading breast cancer organization.   Established by Komen ...