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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.

A New Way to Target Cancers Using ‘Synthetic Lethality’

July 27, 2020

Researchers at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that inhibiting a key enzyme caused human cancer cells associated with two major types of breast and ovarian cancer to die and in mouse studies reduced tumor growth.

UC San Diego Sends Blood Stem Cells to Space

December 21, 2021

Researchers at the University of California San Diego launched blood stem cells into space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to study stress-induced aging and how stem cells and their progeny transform into pre-cancer and cancer stem cells associated with leukemia and other blood cancers.

Radiation Costs Vary Among Medicare Patients with Cancer

August 11, 2015

Cost of radiation therapy among Medicare patients varied most widely because of factors unrelated to a patient or that person’s cancer, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the Journal of Oncology Practice.

Combined Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Advanced Prostate Cancers

April 29, 2015

…near complete remission in mouse models of advanced prostate cancer. The study is published April 29 in Nature.

New Drug Combo Targets Multiple Cancers

November 16, 2011

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Kyushu University Medical School say a novel combination of a specific sugar molecule with a pair of cell-killing drugs prompts a wide variety of cancer cell types to kill themselves, a process called apoptosis or programmed cell death.

New Radiation Therapy Delays Brain Cancer Regrowth, Protects Healthy Tissue

September 19, 2022

UC San Diego Health now offers a novel therapy option shown to extend the lifespan and improve quality of life for certain patients.

UC San Diego Health and Nation’s Cancer Centers Endorse HPV Vaccination for Prevention

January 27, 2016

In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health has joined 68 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination.

How a Virus Causes Chromosomal Breakage, Leading to Cancer

April 13, 2023

UC San Diego researchers describe for the first time how the Epstein-Barr virus exploits genomic weaknesses to cause cancer while reducing the body’s ability to suppress it.

New Screening Tool IDs 95 Percent of Stage 1 Pancreatic Cancer

March 21, 2022

UC San Diego study finds new screening tool flags 95 percent of stage 1 pancreatic cancers.

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