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UC San Diego Health Researchers Help Launch Second Pancreas Cancer “Dream Team”

October 26, 2017

…and physicians at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, in partnership with colleagues at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, Johns Hopkins University in Maryland and elsewhere, have been awarded a $7 million grant over four years by Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) to create a “dream team”…

UC San Diego Health Expands Leading-Edge Cancer Care in Hillcrest

February 5, 2019

To make it easier for patients to receive world-class cancer care, UC San Diego Health has added a new multidisciplinary cancer clinic in Hillcrest and expanded its infusion center for both oncology patients and others in need of infusion services.

Unfruitful: Eating More Produce Will Not Cure, Stop Prostate Cancer

January 14, 2020

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that patients with prostate cancer assigned to eat seven or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily saw no extra protection from the increased consumption of micronutrients, running contrary to current thought.

Omega Factor: Novel Method Measures Mortality Risk When Multiple Diseases Threaten

April 11, 2016

…method for assessing mortality risk in elderly patients with cancer who also suffer from other serious diseases or conditions. The prognostic model, they say, is more precise and provides a more useful tool for determining the best treatments when more than one disease is involved.

Exposing Cancer’s Metabolic Addictions

April 24, 2019

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers and collaborators describe a new set of “rules” that predict how the tissue of origin influences critical aspects of the genetic makeup of tumors, with potentially important therapeutic implications.

San Diego Breath of Hope Walk to Benefit UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center May 4

April 17, 2014

The 6th annual San Diego Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Walk, benefiting lung cancer research at the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center, will take place May 4 at Cancer Survivors Park on Harbor Island. Register at

A New Approach to Faster Anticancer Drug Discovery

March 13, 2012

Tracking the genetic pathway of a disease offers a powerful, new approach to drug discovery, according to scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine who used the approach to uncover a potential treatment for prostate cancer, using a drug currently marketed for congestive heart failure.

Robotic Surgery with One Small Incision, U.S. First

December 22, 2011

On Tuesday, December 20th, Santiago Horgan, MD, chief of minimally invasive surgery at UC San Diego Health System was the first surgeon in the United States to remove a diseased gallbladder through a patient’s belly button with the aid of a new FDA-approved da Vinci Si Surgical System.

Changing Lives: Carol Vassiliadis Names Hospital with $8.5 Million to Jacobs Medical Center

October 16, 2014

…passed away from colon cancer in 2002. Carol began her tradition of philanthropy at UC San Diego initially to honor her late husband’s legacy with a fellowship for cancer prevention, followed by support for the Healthy Eating and Living Program at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. Now, she has…

Drug Targets Hard-to-Reach Leukemia Stem Cells Responsible for Relapses

January 17, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that hard-to-reach, drug-resistant leukemia stem cells (LSCs) that overexpress multiple pro-survival protein forms are sensitive – and thus vulnerable – to a novel cancer stem cell-targeting drug currently under development.

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