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UC San Diego Health System Receives National Achievement Award for Cancer Program

May 1, 2013

UC San Diego Health System is a recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. Seventy-nine cancer care programs—three in California—received this national award based on excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients.

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center New Member of National Comprehensive Cancer Network

March 20, 2013

On March 19, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® announced the election of University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center as the first and only San Diego-based NCCN Member Institution dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of care provided to patients with cancer.

Philanthropists Ignite the Fight Against Cancer at SPARK Gala April 16

April 12, 2016

…in the fight against cancer, the University of California San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center will host its annual SPARK Gala on Saturday, April 16 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. The evening will include a three-course dinner with wine pairings, a live luxury auction and dancing. All proceeds will benefit…

New Cancer Council Combines Local Centers’ Strengths

March 6, 2013

…is a powerhouse for cancer research, home to the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center – the region’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center – and two NCI-designated centers for basic research: the Salk Institute Cancer Center and the Cancer Center at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.…

Genetic Changes in Head and Neck Cancer, Immunotherapy Resistance Identified

April 26, 2021

A multi-institutional team of researchers, led by UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center, has identified both the genetic abnormalities that drive pre-cancer cells into becoming an invasive type of head and neck cancer and patients who are least likely to respond to immunotherapy.

Cancer Cells Propagated from Early Prostate Cancer

September 25, 2013

A team of cancer researchers at the University of California, San Diego has identified the existence of precursor cells in early prostate cancers. These cells are resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy, and may drive the subsequent emergence of recurrent or metastatic prostate cancer.

10 Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations Embraced by NCI

September 7, 2016

…to help shape the scientific mission at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of Vice President Joe Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Initiative, they were given five months to draft guidelines to accelerate cancer research, prevention and care. On Wednesday, the National Cancer Advisory Board approved the Blue Ribbon Panel’s 10 recommendations.

Health Care and Construction Workers Create Pink Ribbon For Breast Cancer Awareness

September 30, 2014

More than 600 health care and construction workers donned pink hard hats while forming a giant human ribbon at the UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center construction site today in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month.

May 13 SPARK Gala Ignites New Discoveries in the Fight Against Cancer

April 19, 2017

…13 to celebrate recent advances in the fight against cancer and spur on new discoveries. Proceeds from the event will benefit research and patient care at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, including the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy.

UC San Diego Physician Honored for Pioneering Palliative Care Advances

November 16, 2012

…is this year’s American Cancer Society “Pathfinder in Palliative Care” honoree. The award – which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated innovation and ingenuity in their contributions to the advancement of the field of palliative care – was presented today at the Society’s Nationwide Volunteer and Staff Leadership Summit in Atlanta.

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