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.


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.

Cancer resistant drug UCSF

Hybrid cancer drug could be resistance-resistant

UCSF scientists find conjoined compounds deal double blow to resistant cancers in cells and mice.

UC Merced cancer and brain cells

Cancer cell growth linked to nervous system in UC Merced study

Research shows cells with damaged DNA proliferate more in upper areas of the body and near brain tissue in flatworms.

Laura Esserman UCSF

Laura Esserman named to TIME 100 list

UCSF oncologist at the forefront of breast cancer services named one of the most influential people in the world.