Moores Cancer Center Press Releases

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5/6/2019
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that men treated with medications for benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) experienced a two-year delay in diagnosi ...
4/24/2019
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 makeu ...
4/22/2019
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that treating patients with personalized precision medicine that combined therapies to target multiple alterations improved outc ...
4/15/2019
UC San Diego Health has invested in a new robotic technology to benefit patients in need of restorative spine surgery. This technology enables minimally invasive spine surgery, the benefits of which i ...
4/4/2019
An international team of scientists led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine employed an array of next-generation sequencing and gene-editing tools, such as CRISPR, ...
4/1/2019
Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health treats the first patient treated for cancer with a human-induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cell therapy called FT500. Dan Kaufman collaborated wi ...
3/20/2019
UC San Diego School of Medicine research sets the stage for clinicians to potentially one day use levels of a pancreatic cancer patient’s PHLPP1 and PKC enzymes as a prognostic, and for researchers to ...
3/13/2019
New preclinical data from University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center offers proof-of-principle for a combination immunotherapy that suppresses tumor growth in the l ...
2/28/2019
Pharmaceutical leader Cam Garner and his wife Wanda, a cancer workshop facilitator and philanthropic fundraiser, recently gave $2 million to establish the Garner Family Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in B ...
2/28/2019
Researchers at the San Diego branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at University of California San Diego have identified an entirely new mechanism underlying the development and structure ...
2/28/2019
Researchers at the San Diego Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at UC San Diego report inhibiting activity of a specific protein in glioblastomas boosts their sensitivity to radiation, ...
2/15/2019
The Next Generation Precision Oncology Symposium, a novel meeting of industry and academic leaders in cancer science and medicine, will be held February 21, 2019 at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.
2/5/2019
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 p ...
1/3/2019
UC San Diego researchers have found a stem cell enzyme copy edits more than 20 tumor types, providing new therapeutic target for preventing cancer cell resistance to chemotherapy and radiation.
12/7/2018
David Cheresh, Distinguished Professor at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, received $4.2 million National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award to continue his research ...
12/5/2018
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers engineered sensors to detect and measure the metastatic potential of single cancer cells. Metastasis is attributed as the leading caus ...
12/4/2018
UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. The award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors that a U.S. hospital can receiv ...
12/4/2018
In lab and mouse experiments, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers developed a method to leverage B cells to manufacture and secrete tumor-suppressing microRNAs.
12/3/2018
Following the FDA’s approval of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies for the treatment of certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphomas, UC San Diego Health was the first medical center in San Di ...
12/3/2018
A randomized clinical trial involving 97 medical centers in 20 countries, including Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, found that treating patients with head and neck cancer with the immunot ...
11/29/2018
Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health launched the Pancreatic Cancer Prevention and Screening Clinic in an attempt to reduce the number of people who develop the disease and improve survival for ...
11/28/2018
High-tech surgical suites allow doctors to scan patients without either leaving the operating room.
11/20/2018
A team of University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $1 million Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) grant to test drugs that block signals that play a critical role in ...
11/2/2018
UC San Diego Health has been named “HealthCare’s Most Wired” by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The mission of the CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired program is to elev ...
10/12/2018
Tamara Strauss has been living with high-grade, stage IV pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer for more than three years. Current treatments, although effective for her, are highly toxic. Tamara enrolled i ...
10/10/2018
Early adoption of tobacco control efforts in California led to fewer people ever smoking, reduced the amount used by those who do smoke and helped smokers quit at a younger age — when their risk of de ...
9/24/2018
More than 100 UC San Diego Health physicians have been named as “Top Docs” in the 2018 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey, an annual opportunity for doctors across the re ...
9/20/2018
Using a bioinformatics approach, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that CD4+ T cell’s binding partner, a molecule called MHC-II, may have even more influence on e ...
8/27/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have launched a phase Ib clinical trial to assess the safety and tolerability of cirmtuzumab, in combination with standard chemothe ...
8/22/2018
In a paper published this week in the journal PNAS, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Spain and Finland, describe for the first time how one type ...

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