October 8, 2015
Online advertising based on Google search terms is a potentially effective way to deliver targeted cancer prevention education, according to a study led by Eleni Linos, MD, DrPH, an assistant professor of dermatology at UC San Francisco.
October 6, 2015
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded seven grants to UC San Francisco scientists to pursue innovative approaches to major contemporary challenges in biomedical research.
October 1, 2015
Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer among American women, except for skin cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. But emerging knowledge offers reason for optimism. Here are five things women should know about breast cancer, according to Dr. Laura Esserman.
September 28, 2015
Three UCSF researchers were awarded a total of $560,000 to support projects in breast cancer research. These grants are among those made to 124 researchers in 25 states and 15 countries, with about half of the grants targeted to early-career investigators.
September 24, 2015
UC San Francisco researchers have engineered a molecular “on switch” that allows tight control over the actions of T cells, immune system cells that have shown great potential as therapies for cancer.
September 23, 2015
Metastases cause the vast majority of cancer deaths, but their tiny seeds are so difficult to track that few researchers have managed to study them. Now, scientists from UC San Francisco describe capturing and studying individual metastatic cells from human breast cancer tumors implanted into mice as the cells escaped into the blood stream and began to form tumors elsewhere in the body.