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Unlocking the Genetics of Cancer


For many, breast cancer is more than just a disease – it’s personal. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives.
28-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Understudied Consequences of Peripheral Neuropathy after Chemotherapy


In two papers published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute researchers from UC Davis, UCLA and other institutions have found that peripheral neuropathy, which causes pain, numbness, and tingling in hands and/or feet, can bother...
29-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UC Davis-Led Group Receives $17 Million in NCI Funds


Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) investigators have received a $17 million program project grant renewal from the National Cancer Institute to study the effectiveness of different breast cancer screening and surveillance strategies using...
19-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Treating a Dog's Tumors May Help in the Fight Against Human Cancer

With its internationally renowned school of veterinary medicine and its NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, UC Davis is uniquely positioned to harness the power of each to tackle one of life’s greatest challenges: cancer.
6-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Second Cancers Deadlier in Young Patients


Second cancers in children and adolescents and young adults (AYA) are far deadlier than they are in older adults and may partially account for the relatively poor outcomes of cancer patients ages 15-39 overall, a new study by UC Davis researchers...
18-Apr-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hitting Cancer with High-Intensity Ultrasound and Immunotherapy


In a new study published today in JCI Insight, UC Davis researchers have shown that combining high-intensity focused ultrasound with two immunotherapies (a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor and TLR9 agonist) can produce excellent response rates in mouse...
23-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC Davis and Nation's Cancer Centers Jointly Endorse Updated HPV Vaccine Recommendations


Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a...
17-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Fare Poorly After Surgery


Patients with disseminated advanced cancer who undergo surgery are far more likely to endure long hospital stays and readmissions, referrals to extended care facilities and death, UC Davis researchers have found.
24-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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