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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.

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Onyx Pharmaceuticals and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Announce Oncology Innovation Alliance

June 3, 2013

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center today announced the formation of the Oncology Innovation Alliance (OIA), a public-private partnership focusing on the discovery and development of novel therapies and their potential role in treating various types of hematologic cancers and solid tumors. 

Can Wellness Cure?

Can Wellness Cure?

May 30, 2013

Should anyone doubt America’s mounting health crisis, a new report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine makes it crystal clear. On average, Americans of all ages die sooner and experience higher rates of disease than people in 16 other rich countries.

UCSF Scientists Use Human Stem Cells to Generate Immune System in Mice

UCSF Scientists Use Human Stem Cells to Generate Immune System in Mice

May 16, 2013

Raising hopes for cell-based therapies, UC San Francisco researchers have created the first functioning human thymus tissue from embryonic stem cells in the laboratory.

Breast Oncology Team Prepares for Fundraising Walk

Breast Oncology Team Prepares for Fundraising Walk

May 10, 2013

The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Program’s Breast Oncology Program (BOP) has been selected as a beneficiary of the Tri-Valley SOCKs (Stepping Out for Cancer Kures) 2013 Bras for the Cause Walk.