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UCSF, St. Jude Identify Key Culprit Driving Treatment Resistance in Deadly Immune Disorder

UCSF, St. Jude Identify Key Culprit Driving Treatment Resistance in Deadly Immune Disorder

June 16, 2020

A new study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has identified what they believe to be a key reason behind patients’ treatment-resistance in the rare inflammatory disorder HLH. The finding could offer additional insights into other immune conditions, ...
Tumors Disrupt the Immune System Throughout the Body

Tumors Disrupt the Immune System Throughout the Body

June 3, 2020

Cancer treatment has advanced with the advent of immunotherapies that, in some cancers, can overcome tumors’ ability to evade the immune system by suppressing local immune responses. But a new study in mice by UC San Francisco researchers has found that, depending on a cancer’s ...
Highlights from ASCO 2020

Highlights from ASCO 2020

June 1, 2020

UCSF once again had an impressive presence at this year's annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO). The virtual program convened Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31, with the theme, “Unite and Conquer: Accelerating Progress Together.”

UCSF Brings COVID-19 Testing to San Francisco's Bayview, Sunnydale and Visitacion Valley

UCSF Brings COVID-19 Testing to San Francisco's Bayview, Sunnydale and Visitacion Valley

May 28, 2020

UC San Francisco epidemiologists and infectious disease specialists are partnering with several community organizations and the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) to offer comprehensive, voluntary COVID-19 testing to residents of the Bayview, Sunnydale and Visitacion Valley, three medically underserved neighborhoods in the southeast ...
Smoking Nearly Doubles the Rate of COVID-19 Progression

Smoking Nearly Doubles the Rate of COVID-19 Progression

May 12, 2020

Smoking significantly worsens COVID-19, according to a new analysis by UC San Francisco of the association between smoking and progression of the infectious disease. In a meta-analysis of studies that included 11,590 COVID patients, researchers found that among people with the virus, the risk of ...
We are here for you. <br />Cancer doesn’t stop and neither do we.

We are here for you.
Cancer doesn’t stop and neither do we.

May 7, 2020

So much of normal life has come to a standstill but we know that cancer doesn’t stop, so neither do we. Whether you are coming for a surgery or medical appointment, rest assured that we have precautions in place to protect your health and are open to care for all of your health and wellness needs. Learn more about the measures UCSF Health is taking to make you feel comfortable in our hospitals and clinics.