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Cigarette Company Expands to Food, Beverages Using Same Race-Based Playbook to Woo Customers

Cigarette Company Expands to Food, Beverages Using Same Race-Based Playbook to Woo Customers

February 10, 2020

A tobacco company that diversified into the food and drink business targeted black and Hispanic consumers in the same way as they had courted them as cigarette smokers, according to a study by UC San Francisco researchers. Lead author Kim H. Nguyen, ScD, together with Laura Schmidt, ...
UCSF Health and John Muir Health Add Cancer Services to Berkeley Outpatient Center

UCSF Health and John Muir Health Add Cancer Services to Berkeley Outpatient Center

February 6, 2020

UCSF Health and John Muir Health have reached the first significant milestone in developing a cancer network to enhance access to cancer care for patients throughout the East Bay, with the opening of the UCSF-John Muir Health Cancer Center at 3100 San Pablo Ave., in Berkeley. The ...
Brain Tumor Surgery that Pushes Boundaries Boosts Patients Survival

Brain Tumor Surgery that Pushes Boundaries Boosts Patients Survival

February 6, 2020

Survival may more than double for adults with glioblastoma, the most common and deadly type of brain tumor, if neurosurgeons remove the surrounding tissue as aggressively as they remove the cancerous core of the tumor.  This discovery, reported in a retrospective study headed by ...
UCSF to Co-lead Rare Cancers Initiative

UCSF to Co-lead Rare Cancers Initiative

February 4, 2020

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has chosen the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation (FCF) to join a select group of organizations fighting rare diseases as part of its Rare As One Network. UCSF oncologist, John Gordan, MD, PhD, will co-lead the rare-cancers initiative in partnership with ...
UCSF Health Opens New Clinics on Peninsula

UCSF Health Opens New Clinics on Peninsula

January 28, 2020

UCSF Health has opened two new patient care centers in San Mateo and one in Redwood City this month to enable patients to receive UCSF primary, specialty and cancer care in convenient locations close to home. The UCSF San Mateo Primary and Specialty Care Clinic, ...
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Radiation Oncologist Felix Y. Feng, MD, Strives for Balance Between Work and Family Life

January 25, 2020