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Breast Cancer Patients Who Freeze Their Eggs See No Delay for Chemotherapy


Women who receive a breast cancer diagnosis while they are still young enough to bear children can take time to freeze their eggs and embryos without fear of delaying their cancer treatment, according to research by UC San Francisco scientists who...
14-Sep-2017 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of California Cancer Consortium Takes on California’s $14 Billion Killer

The University of California’s five academic cancer centers, home to some of the world’s leading scientists and physicians, have formed a consortium to better address California’s most pressing cancer-related problems and opportunities, UC...
14-Sep-2017 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Big-Data Analysis Points Toward New Drug Discovery Method

A research team led by scientists at UC San Francisco has developed a computational method to systematically probe massive amounts of open-access data to discover new ways to use drugs, including some that have already been approved for other uses.
13-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eating Right and Exercising Could Reduce the Risk of Colon Cancer Recurrence


Colon cancer patients who have a healthy body weight, exercise regularly and eat a diet high in whole grains, fruits and vegetables have a significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence or death, according to a research team led by UC San Francisco...
17-May-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Quest for Balance in Radiation Leads to Lower Doses


New UC Project Finds Roadmap to Improve Patient Safety in Radiation Exposure
13-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetic ‘Balance’ May Influence Response to Cancer Treatment


Choosing among cancer treatments increasingly involves determining whether tumor cells harbor specific, mutated “oncogenes” that drive abnormal growth and that may also be especially vulnerable or resistant to particular drugs. But according to...
27-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scalp Cooling Can Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Retain Hair

Scalp cooling can lessen some chemotherapy-induced hair loss – one of the most devastating hallmarks of cancer – in certain breast cancer patients, according to a new multicenter study from UC San Francisco, Weill Cornell Medicine and three...
27-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Role of Common Risk Factors in ER-Positive, ER-Negative Breast Cancer


Karla Kerlikowske, MD, and team recently published a paper in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that examined the role of common risk factors in the development of ER-positive and ER-negative breast cancers. The study sheds new light on...
9-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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