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Researchers Extol Virtues of Team Science in Quest for HIV Cure

Researchers Extol Virtues of Team Science in Quest for HIV Cure

June 25, 2013

In a lecture that represents one of the top recognitions that researchers can receive from their peers, two veteran UCSF doctors who have been battling the AIDS epidemic for decades retraced past efforts and described their ongoing quest for a cure for HIV.

Aspirin May Fight Cancer by Slowing DNA Damage

Aspirin May Fight Cancer by Slowing DNA Damage

June 18, 2013

Aspirin is known to lower risk for some cancers, and a new study led by a UC San Francisco scientist points to a possible explanation, with the discovery that aspirin slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous condition.

UCSF Community Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling that Human Genes Can't Be Patented

UCSF Community Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling that Human Genes Can't Be Patented

June 13, 2013

The scientific community at UC San Francisco is reacting positively to the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling on Thursday that human genes cannot be patented.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Ranked Among Nation's Best

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Ranked Among Nation's Best

June 11, 2013

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital earned its highest rankings in the specialties of diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and gastroenterology.

Men With Prostate Cancer Should Eat Healthy Vegetable Fats

Men With Prostate Cancer Should Eat Healthy Vegetable Fats

June 7, 2013

Men with prostate cancer may significantly improve their survival chances with a simple change in their diet, a new study led by UC San Francisco has found.

Free Skin Cancer Screening Draws Hundreds on Sunny San Francisco Day

Free Skin Cancer Screening Draws Hundreds on Sunny San Francisco Day

June 4, 2013

The blazing Saturday sun may have been an appropriate reminder for people to think about getting screened for skin cancer.