Cancer

DNA origami UC San Diego

Engineering undergrads use DNA origami to target cancer

Competitive biomedical team hopes folic acid weaving will unlock new treatments.

UC breastfeeding study

Breastfeeding study aims to break barriers

Checking a box when filing your taxes can help fund research like this innovative breastfeeding study.

Breast cancer scalp cooling

Scalp cooling can help some breast cancer patients retain hair

New study identifies way for majority of patients to lessen one of cancer's most devastating hallmarks.

Lou Gehrig UC Riverside

Researchers show how Lou Gehrig’s disease progression could be delayed

Study could lead to new drugs for spinal cord injury, Alzheimer’s disease and some cancers.

UCSF ORACL testing

Search engine: How artificial intelligence techniques are aiding the hunt for new drugs

Millions of untested compounds await a new method that will help sort through them.

UC Riverside death protein

Study provides new focus for developing drugs to fight cancer

An understudied protein could help combat treatment resistance in cancer cells.

Exterior view of the 10-story Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health.

UC San Diego opens Jacobs Medical Center

World-class facility offers patients leading-edge cancer, stem cell and surgical therapies.

UCLA molecules Harris

UCLA identifies potential cancer treatment with fewer side effects than chemotherapy

Molecule appears to be effective in fighting breast cancer, colon cancer and leukemia.

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.

Mice brain tumor UC San Diego

Scientists find way to reduce brain tumors — block cholesterol

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

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