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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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At bat against rare blood cancers

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

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Cancer therapies for dogs may speed up treatments for humans

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