SF CAN is targeting the five most common cancers which collectively account for half of all new cancers in San Francisco.
Researchers said all the groups in the study – Black, White and Hispanic – reported high rates of discrimination for one reason or another.
Whether you are seeing them for the first time or coming back for another look, check out the most popular scientific stories from UC San Francisco from the past year.
Heading into the new year, political issues in Washington, D.C., and in California have the potential to disrupt scientific funding, limit the flow of new scientists and clinicians through immigration changes, and shake up the health care system.
UCSF mourns the loss of Mayor Edwin Lee, who partnered with the University on a number of initiatives that improved the city’s health access and economic vitality.
Much of San Francisco’s progress in fighting new HIV infections can likely be contributed to Getting to Zero – a citywide collaboration to end HIV transmission that was co-founded by UCSF.
Maternal stress during the second trimester of pregnancy may influence the nervous system of the developing child, both before and after birth.
The sugar industry buried scientific research almost 50 years ago that pointed to negative health effects of sugar, ceasing funding the research when it reflected negatively on the industry's interests.
UCSF is moving to make genetic testing a routine part of medical care, and one step in that direction is the opening of the Preventive Genomics Clinic.
Nearly 70 percent of nursing home residents are eligible for palliative care, but do not receive any corresponding support to provide relief from their symptoms and improve their quality of life.
Nearly 40 percent of individuals who experience an episode of functional impairment in middle age see further functional decline, or even death.
San Francisco, City leaders and UCSF physicians are coming together to recognize community efforts to turn the curve on the preterm birth epidemic and the need for more attention on it.
Smartphones and emotional crises, social media and tanning beds are seemingly disconnected – but UCSF researcher Eleni Linos has started to make an impact on health by her focus on how technology can influence our behaviors.
One of UCSF’s groundbreaking cancer programs will be prominently featured at the 2017 Dreamforce conference through an interactive exposition and a talk by two researchers.
Seven out of 10 trainee surgeons surveyed experienced burnout driven by emotional exhaustion, “depersonalization” and doubts about their effectiveness at work, impacting their own performance and potentially patients’ health.
Following a state law mandating testing, the CDPH issued more alerts for lead in candy than for the other top three sources of food-borne contamination combined.
UCSF has ranked No. 15 in the 2017 Best Global Universities rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
As the deadly wildfires that devastated Northern California this month come under control and residents begin the process of rebuilding, one question that lingers is the longer-term health effects of the smoke.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Public-Private ATOM Consortium Aims to Cut Preclinical Cancer Drug Discovery from Six Years to One
Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, GSK, and the University of California, San Francisco will hold a briefing to discuss Accelerating Therapeutics for Opportunities in Medicine
UCSF Health Informatics team has used electronic health records to track down a source of a common hospital-acquired infection.