Cancer

UC President Napolitano and the 10 UC chancellors urge support for passage of Cures/Innovation legislation

Investment in National Institutes of Health research and innovation is vital to acclerating health treatments and cures for all Americans.

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Scientists find way to reduce brain tumors — block cholesterol

Preventing brain cells from importing cholesterol shows promise against hard-to-treat cancer.

Angela Courtney

Advances in breast cancer research and treatment bring hope

From detection to treatment, UC researchers are taking aim at breast cancer.

Pancreatic cancer cells

UCs join national effort to improve survival for pancreatic cancer patients

UCSF, UC San Diego part of Precision Promise, bringing together researchers, clinicians and drug developers.

UC breast cancer

Beating breast cancer: The latest on prevention and screening

Some risk factors cannot be avoided, but there are plenty of ways to take preventative action.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

$600M Chan Zuckerberg 'Biohub' led by UCSF, UC Berkeley announced

Two UCs and Stanford partner in a new research center focused on biotechnology and life sciences innovation.

Matthew Wieduwilt, UC San Diego

At bat against rare blood cancers

UC Health consortium teams to conduct clinical studies for cancer patients; researchers meeting Sept. 23 in San Diego.

UC Davis dogs cancer

Cancer therapies for dogs may speed up treatments for humans

Man's best friend leads the way in fighting diseases we have in common.

The CalCARES report uses heat maps to show areas with higher proportions of particular cancers diagnosed at a late stage, pointing to a need for increased screening.

Report shows impact of cancer screening

UC Davis report analyzes cancer screening in California over past 15 years.

Breast scan

Some breast cancer patients with low genetic risk could skip chemotherapy, study finds

Genetic test can help predict survival, guide treatment options.

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