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Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cancer-Killing Virus Acts by Alerting Immune System

Cancer-Killing Virus Acts by Alerting Immune System

February 13, 2018

A new UC San Francisco study has shown that a cancer-killing (“oncolytic”) virus currently in clinical trials may function as a cancer vaccine.

Marijuana Should Be Packaged, Regulated Following Tobacco Control Best Practices

Marijuana Should Be Packaged, Regulated Following Tobacco Control Best Practices

February 13, 2018

California already has the nation’s largest medical marijuana market, and this year is expected to have the world’s largest recreational market. With enormous potential to influence policy, the state should take an assertive approach to cannabis labeling, packaging and product formulation, according to a new ...
Current PSA Monitoring Ignores Risk to Some Prostate Cancer Survivors

Current PSA Monitoring Ignores Risk to Some Prostate Cancer Survivors

February 12, 2018

Prostate cancer survivors make up the largest group, 41 percent, of male cancer survivors. In these survivors, early detection of recurrence can lead to life-saving interventions, but in older men who survived low-risk cancer and have limited life expectancy, those same interventions may do more harm than ...
Apalutamide Delays Progression of Nonmetastatic, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Apalutamide Delays Progression of Nonmetastatic, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

February 8, 2018

 

 

UCSF Community Saddened by Loss of Quiet Champion Sanford Diller

UCSF Community Saddened by Loss of Quiet Champion Sanford Diller

February 8, 2018

Helen and Sanford Diller: A Legacy of Philanthropy and Purpose The faculty and staff at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center are among the many people saddened by the passing of Sanford Diller, a longtime friend and champion of UCSF and the Cancer Center.
UCSF Receives $500M Commitment from Helen Diller Foundation to Begin Planning New Hospital

UCSF Receives $500M Commitment from Helen Diller Foundation to Begin Planning New Hospital

February 8, 2018

UC San Francisco has received a $500 million commitment from the Helen Diller Foundation to support the planning, design and construction of a new, world-class hospital at the University’s historic Parnassus Heights campus, ensuring that UCSF can continue to provide premier care to patients in ...