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UCSF First in State to Provide FDA-Approved CAR-T for Pediatric Cancer Patients

UCSF First in State to Provide FDA-Approved CAR-T for Pediatric Cancer Patients

September 18, 2017

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco has been certified as the first medical center in California to provide CAR-T therapy for children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), who have failed standard treatment.

University of California Cancer Consortium Takes on California's $14 Billion Killer

University of California Cancer Consortium Takes on California's $14 Billion Killer

September 11, 2017

The University of Californiaʻs five academic cancer centers, home to some of the worldʻs leading scientists and physicians, have formed a consortium to better address California's most pressing cancer-related problems and opportunities, UC President Janet Napolitano and Dr. John Stobo, executive vice president of UC Health, announced today.
 
Breast Cancer Patients Who Freeze Their Eggs See No Delay for Chemotherapy

Breast Cancer Patients Who Freeze Their Eggs See No Delay for Chemotherapy

September 9, 2017

Women who receive a breast cancer diagnosis while they are still young enough to bear children can take time to freeze their eggs and embryos without fear of delaying their cancer treatment, according to research by UC San Francisco scientists who have helped develop a ...
From Threat to Opportunity: Study Shows Cigarette Makers Shifted Stance on Nicotine Patches, Gum

From Threat to Opportunity: Study Shows Cigarette Makers Shifted Stance on Nicotine Patches, Gum

August 17, 2017

The use of nicotine patches, gum, lozenges, inhalers or nasal sprays – together called “nicotine replacement therapy,” or NRT – came into play in 1984 as prescription medicine, which when combined with counseling, helped smokers quit. But in 1996, at the urging of pharmaceutical companies, ...
Analysis Shows UCSF Cancer Research Ranks Among the World's Most Impactful

Analysis Shows UCSF Cancer Research Ranks Among the World's Most Impactful

August 14, 2017

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Discoveries  Some of the Most Utilized to Advance Global Cancer Research and Patent New Drugs and Diagnostics, Independent Review Found.

UCSF Medical Center Ranks as Best Hospital in California

UCSF Medical Center Ranks as Best Hospital in California

August 7, 2017

UCSF Medical Center has been named among the nation’s premier medical institutions for the 17th consecutive year, ranking as the fifth best hospital in the country and the top-ranked hospital in California, in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals survey. UCSF received elite Honor ...