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Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Confronting COVID-19: Donors' Generosity Put to Use at Lightning Speed Across UCSF

Confronting COVID-19: Donors' Generosity Put to Use at Lightning Speed Across UCSF

April 9, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to kill thousands of Americans and infect even more, UC San Francisco experts are driven to seek solutions to one of the most significant health challenges affecting the whole world. Recognizing that UCSF is on the front line of the Bay Area’s ...
Unveiling How Coronavirus Hijacks Our Cells to Help Rush New Drugs to Patients

Unveiling How Coronavirus Hijacks Our Cells to Help Rush New Drugs to Patients

March 25, 2020

UC San Francisco’s Nevan Krogan, PhD, hasn’t slept much since January, when cases of COVID-19 caused by a novel coronavirus began to spike in China, stoking fears of the ensuing global pandemic that has since affected more than 100 countries. During those fateful weeks, Krogan, director ...
UCSF Takes Steps to Stop COVID-19 Spread, Ensure Patient Safety

UCSF Takes Steps to Stop COVID-19 Spread, Ensure Patient Safety

March 24, 2020

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has forced individuals across the globe into quarantine in order to reduce the spread of the virus, and at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, that includes all nonessential personnel, according to Thomas ...
Responding to COVID-19

Responding to COVID-19

March 16, 2020

UCSF is responding to the outbreak of the respiratory illness COVID-19. Click to see the most updated information for the UCSF community, patients, clinicians, researchers, students, and staff.

UCSF Cancer Biologist Awarded $1 Million Grant From Prostate Cancer Foundation

UCSF Cancer Biologist Awarded $1 Million Grant From Prostate Cancer Foundation

March 16, 2020

In January, Hao Nguyen, MD, PhD, was awarded a $1 million Challenge Award from the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF). Nguyen, 44, who holds the Goldberg-Benioff Endowed Professorship in Cancer Biology and is associate professor in UCSF’s Department of Urology, will use the funding over the course ...
Patient Navigators Positively Impact Breast Cancer Patient Care

Patient Navigators Positively Impact Breast Cancer Patient Care

March 13, 2020

Patient navigators are becoming familiar faces in hospitals across the country. They are individuals with professional medical, legal, financial, or administrative experience who act as an advocate and liaison for patients as they maneuver through the often complex healthcare system. Patient navigator programs were first ...