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Pain Studies Enhance Precision Medicine

Pain Studies Enhance Precision Medicine

August 30, 2013

In the 1980s, Christine Miaskowski, RN, PhD, was working as a clinical nurse specialist in a pain management center at the University Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

UCSF to Go Completely Smoke-Free on September 3

UCSF to Go Completely Smoke-Free on September 3

August 27, 2013

As a nationally recognized health care institution and health sciences university, UC San Francisco will be the first University of California campus to implement a tobacco-free policy.
Thyroid Cancer Biopsy Guidelines Should Be Simplified, Researchers Say

Thyroid Cancer Biopsy Guidelines Should Be Simplified, Researchers Say

August 26, 2013

A team led by UC San Francisco researchers has called for simplified guidelines on when to biopsy thyroid nodules for cancer, which they say would result in fewer unnecessary biopsies.

Homegrown Fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Research Returns to UCSF

Homegrown Fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Research Returns to UCSF

August 20, 2013

Septembeard.org is a clever non-profit, founded by patient Art Wagner, which raises funds for prostate cancer research by asking volunteers to grow beards during September, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Sugar Helps Scientists Find and Assess Prostate Tumors

Sugar Helps Scientists Find and Assess Prostate Tumors

August 18, 2013

A natural form of sugar could offer a new, noninvasive way to precisely image tumors and potentially see whether cancer medication is effective, by means of a new imaging technology developed at UC San Francisco in collaboration with GE Healthcare.

UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Seeks Applications for Fall 2013 Cycle

UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Seeks Applications for Fall 2013 Cycle

August 16, 2013

UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which incorporates a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural grant offerings, is now inviting applications for the Fall 2013 cycle.