Cancer

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.

UC Davis pathologist Regina Gandour-Edwards is participating in an innovative telepathology project aimed at improving cancer diagnosis in Rwanda and five other sub-Saharan African countries (highlighted in blue).

Telehealth program to improve cancer diagnosis in developing world

UC Davis surgical pathologist one of 14 specialists participating in innovative telepathology program.

With rise of leukemia in children, $6M grant funds search for causes

Researchers will build upon recent success linking risk of getting childhood leukemia to environmental exposures.

UC TRDRP

University of California appoints Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellows

Inaugural class of four will lead grant-supported tobacco research and cessation projects over the next year.

UCLA immunotherapy

UCLA researchers develop immunotherapy to treat advanced brain cancer

Findings could lead to promising new treatments for people with glioblastoma.

Vice President Joe Biden made the opening and closing remarks at Wednesday's White House Cancer Moonshot Summit.

UC ramps up role for White House's Cancer Moonshot

Initiative aims to end cancer as we know it.

Berkeley Science review brain cancer treatment

Developing a new treatment system for brain cancer

A UC Berkeley grad student on UC-driven innovations to fight the disease.

Yi Xing breast cancer

Scientists find biomarkers that could drive better cancer survival estimates

UCLA research may also help scientists suppress dangerous genetic sequences.

UCLA treatment

Nursing student, cancer survivor draws on experience to help patients

A 2016 graduate from the UCLA School of Nursing pays it forward to others.

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