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UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Launches Bold Campaign to Personalize Cancer Treatment

September 17, 2012

…“sequence” or analyze the DNA of large numbers of patients with cancer in order to match each patient to the best available drug for his or her particular tumor.

Molecular Tumor Board Helps in Advanced Cancer Cases

May 5, 2014

With accelerating development of personalized cancer treatments matched to a patient’s DNA sequencing, proponents say frontline physicians increasingly need help to maneuver through the complex genomic landscape to find the most effective, individualized therapy.

Using Machine Learning Models to Better Predict Bladder Cancer Stages

July 2, 2019

Bladder cancer, one of the most common cancers in the U.S., may be soon helped by a novel non-invasive diagnostic method thanks to machine learning research by researchers at UC San Diego’s San Diego Supercomputer Center and Moores Cancer Center.

At Initial Cancer Diagnosis, a Deeply Personalized Assessment

October 13, 2021

UC San Diego researchers report that conducting genomic evaluations of advanced malignancies can be effective in guiding first-line-of-treatment, rather than waiting until standard-of-care therapies have failed.

UC San Diego Health Joins Precision Medicine Initiative to Tackle Pancreatic Cancer

October 4, 2016

…precision medicine trial network designed to transform outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.

Lactation May Be Linked to Aggressive Cancer in Mexican Women

October 1, 2013

…that women of Mexican descent may not fit that profile. In fact, results suggest that women of Mexican descent with more children and those who breastfeed are more likely to be diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

New Diagnostic Criteria May Enable Earlier Detection of Cognitive Impairment in Women

October 9, 2019

Study finds when verbal memory test cut-offs were tailored to patient sex, more female patients and fewer male patients were considered to have amnesic mild cognitive impairment. This could change the way aMCI diagnoses are determined and make it easier to catch the condition in its early stages.

Nationwide Minimally Invasive Surgery Rates Triple for Pancreatic Disease

January 15, 2014

…of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) across the nation for patients with pancreatic disease. Although adaptation of MIS for this difficult-to-reach gland is recent, the growing trend points to improved patient outcomes, such as reduced bleeding and infections.

Novel Surgery May Prevent Lymphedema in Patients with Breast Cancer

November 5, 2019

Of the 3.5 million breast cancer survivors in the US, 1 in 5 will be diagnosed with a painful swelling condition called lymphedema, which can occur as a consequence of lymph nodes being removed. UC San Diego Health now offers a novel surgical procedure to help prevent this debilitating condition.

UC San Diego Health Awarded Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery

November 7, 2022

UC San Diego Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery by meeting or exceeding the highest level of national performance standards.

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