Cancer

Paul Boutros, director of cancer data science for the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Noninvasive test improves detection of aggressive prostate cancer

50 percent of treatments could have been avoided, researchers find.

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Researchers to join national effort to build atlas of human breast cells

The project, supported by a $4M grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, will be a vital part of the Human Cell Atlas.

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Redefining the world of cancer

New grants and studies give researchers at UC Irvine the chance to make a profound difference.

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How to support a friend facing a medical crisis

Cynthia Perlis shares her most important takeaways from 30 years of listening to cancer patients at UCSF.

Tumor cell UC San Diego

Detecting cancer's ability to spread

New sensors detect and measure single cancer cells' potential to metastasize, the leading cause of cancer deaths.

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Blood test ‘biopsy’ for kids with brain tumors is simple, safe way to see if treatment Is working

Mutation revelation is a boon in era of targeted therapies, say oncologists at UCSF.

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UC Berkeley research leads to Nobel Prize-winning immunotherapy

James Allison shares the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discoveries he made at UC Berkeley that revolutionized the treatment of cancer.

Innovative ideation challenge aims to catalyze new direction in breast cancer research

The California Breast Cancer Research Program wants your bold breast cancer prevention research ideas.

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Time-restricted eating can overcome the bad effects of faulty genes and unhealthy diet

They say ‘you are what you eat.’ But a new study suggests that when you eat may be just as important.

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Cracking the sugar code: Why the ‘glycome’ is the next big thing in health and medicine

The long sugar chains covering our cells could provide answers to cancer, aging and autoimmune diseases.

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