Announcement Archive

Our monthly newsletter is distributed mid-month to the UCSF cancer community.

To find out more contact Erin Hayes.

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  • Mar 2023: Boosting Immunotherapy | Paid Sick Leave and Cancer Screening | Breast Cancer Risk App
  • Feb 2023: Kevan Shokat Receives Multiple Honors | 2022 HDFCCC Pilot Awardees | WISDOM Study Expands to 30+
  • Jan 2023: Awake Brain Surgery with Shawn Hervey-Jumper | Exploring Cellular Therapies | New Funding Opportunity


  • Dec 2022: Year in Review | CAB Leader Arnold Perkins Retires | Making "Command Sentences" to Kill Cancer Cells
  • Nov 2022: CAR-T Screening Method | Enhancing Diversity in Clinical Trials | Myocarditis in Cancer Patients
  • Oct 2022: First Lady Visits UCSF Cancer Center | Community Car Show | Luke Gilbert Receives MorPhiC Award
  • Sep 2022: New Drug Marks Cancer Cells for Destruction | Q&A with Hala Borno | Rohit Bose Receives ACS Grant
  • Aug 2022: Nola Hylton, Biomedical Imaging Pioneer  | Impact of Abortion Ruling on Cancer Care | Latest RAP Awardees
  • Jul 2022: Skin of Color Program | Q&A with New Hem-Onc Chief Komanduri | Mapping Immune Networks
  • Jun 2022: HDFCCC Team Garners $25M Grand Challenges Award | See Us Portrait Project | ANCHOR Study Results
  • May 2022: David Solomon Marks 50 Molecular Neuro-Oncology Papers | Cancer Moonshot Reboot | Exploring Delays in Pediatric Leukemia Diagnosis
  • Apr 2022: Talking DEI with Dr. Tung Nguyen | UCSF at #AACR22 | Cancer Therapies and Your Heart
  • Mar 2022: New Chief of Hem-Onc  | Getting to Know Valerie Weaver, PhD | Latest RAP Awardees
  • Feb 2022: Brain Tumor Study Extends Werb Legacy | Nguyen to Lead Diversity Efforts | Integrative Oncology Podcast
  • Jan 2022: FANS Study Examines Lung Cancer Rates | Describing Immune Archetypes | ASPIRE Awardees


  • Dec 2021: Year in Review | Latest Intramural Awardees | New UCSF cBioPortal
  • Nov 2021: Greta Macaire Talks Nutrition and Cancer | New Clinical Trial Selection Tool | UCSF to Lead Health Disparities Research on Chronic Diseases
  • Oct 2021: Nevan Krogan's Cancer Protein Mapping Project | Friday Seminar Series | AACR Cancer Progress Report
  • Sep 2021: Ana Velázquez Mañana Mentors Oncology Interns | Hani Goodarzi Receives Vilcek Prize | BOP Members May Boycott SABCS
  • Aug 2021: Exploring Race in Medicine | Fong Named Outstanding Investigator | New Physician Scholar Opportunity
  • Jul 2021: Twitter Offers Big Rewards | Latest RAP Awardees | Call for Provocative Questions
  • Jun 2021: Living Therapeutics Initiative | FDA-Approved Treatment for "Undruggable" Lung Cancer | ASCO 2021 Highlights
  • May 2021: Breast Cancer Metastasis Linked to RNA Splicing Mechanism | New Thermo Fisher-UCSF Collaboration Center
  • Apr 2021: Highlights from AACR 2021 | Breast Oncology Program Retreat Videos
  • Mar 2021: Reflections on the COVID Anniversary | New Computational Cancer Community (C3)
  • Feb 2021: Gender Equity for Women in Medicine | HDFCCC Gender Equity Task Force | New Videos for Trainees
  • Jan 2021: Community Advisory Board: Champions for Health Equity | UCSF Team Wins Endeavor Award


  • Dec 2020: Year in Review | Byron Hann Reflects on Lifetime of Research | "Game Changing" Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique
  • Nov 2020: Nurse Scientist Christine Miaskowski Receives Prestigious Award; Virtual Panel on Precision Medicine
  • Oct 2020: Mekhail Anwar Builds a Tiny Microscope for Wireless Biopsy; New Leadership Diversity Survey Results
  • Sep 2020: Living and Working in a Pandemic; Alain Algazi Runs Marathon Fundraiser
  • Aug 2020: Dr. Becky DeBoer on Prioritizing Cancer Care in a Pandemic; Latest RAP Awardees
  • Jul 2020: Remembering Zena Werb; Prostate Cancer Genomics Study Findings
  • Jun 2020: Highlights from ASCO; Addressing Disparities in Cancer Clinical Trials
  • May 2020: Podcast on GI Cancers; New Zoom Backgrounds; Increasing Research Activity on Campus
  • Apr 2020: How We're Living & Working Now; Researcher Paddy O'Leary Chasing Peaks; Brain Tumor Podcast 
  • Feb 2020: ZSFG Cancer Symposium Sparks Collaboration; Expanded Cancer Services
  • Jan 2020: Zena Werb Talks Future of Cancer Medicine; Updated Friday Seminar Schedule


  • Dec 2019: Year in Review; Art for Recovery Champion Reflects
  • Nov 2019: Davide Ruggero Receives Prestigious Awards; New Podcast on Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Oct 2019: CAR-T Pioneer, Targeting HPV-Related Cancers in Latin America, Precision Cancer Video
  • Sep 2019: New Initiative Pushes Boundaries of Prostate Cancer Research; Podcast on Precision Cancer Medicine
  • Aug 2019: Nina Shah Traverses Iceland; Precision Medicine Podcast; Sokolow Lectureship
  • Jul 2019: Palliative Care for the Whole Patient; Prostate Cancer Videos You’ll Want to Watch
  • Jun 2019: Luke Gilbert Loves Science; Drs. Wong and Huang Discuss Caring for Older Patients; ASCO 2019 Roundup
  • May 2019: Immunotherapy Podcast with Larry Fong, MD; Cancer Research 2030
  • Apr 2019: AACR Highlights; Increasing Diversity in Trials; Training Next Gen Researchers
  • Mar 2019: Andrew Ko on Facebook Live; Biorepository and Tissue Biomarker Services
  • Feb 2019: UCSF Cancer Researchers Awarded High-Profile Grants; Development of Personalized AML Vaccine
  • Jan 2019: Precision Medicine for Osteosarcoma; Stifling Protein Production for Lethal Liver Cancer