7-year-old’s cancer diagnosis led her family to seek out UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Lor Randall
September 2, 2020
Lydia Alwan’s family wanted to save their daughter’s leg and her life.
Death of Chadwick Boseman highlights colon cancer among younger patients, need for regular screening
September 1, 2020
A UC Davis specialist says rates of colorectal cancer for people younger than age 50 are on the rise, and that regular screenings and early treatment are the keys to a good outcome.
August 28, 2020
A UC Davis neurosurgeon is the first in the region to use NeuroBlate technology to treat brain tumors.
Radiation treatment for childhood or young adult primary cancer linked to worse breast cancer-specific survival
August 26, 2020
A newly published study suggests breast cancer-related survival is decreased among patients who were treated for with radiation therapy for cancers during their youth.
July 28, 2020
U.S. News & World Report's rankings are out. UC Davis Medical Center is again the #1 hospital in Sacramento, and in the Top 10 in California -- distinctions it has earned for many years in a row.
July 27, 2020
A research commentary co-authored by teams from Harvard and UC Davis is the most downloaded article in the history of the journal Cancer Metastasis and Reviews.
July 22, 2020
When Jessenia Muro was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), she turned to the UC Davis Children's Hospital care team.
July 14, 2020
Isabella Lazzerini's two rare diagnoses warrant ongoing, specialized care but that doesn't stop her from enjoying life.
July 10, 2020
Rebecca Hastings created an ecommerce business she had hoped to run with her daughter Kelsey, but Kelsey died in her early 20s from a sarcoma cancer. Now the business gives 90% of its proceeds to top sarcoma cancer centers, including UC Davis.
July 8, 2020
Isabella Lazzerini has been a patient at UC Davis Children's Hospital since she was three days old.
June 15, 2020
Recipients of the UC Davis 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Awards include four UC Davis Health researchers.
June 10, 2020
UC Davis Health surgeon and researcher Sepideh Gholami was named the 2020 recipient of the Society of Surgical Oncologists’ grant for innovative ideas and concepts designed to improve patient cancer care.
June 10, 2020
UC Davis Health is offering an innovative treatment for liver tumors for patients who might not qualify for surgery.
May 28, 2020
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses and staff at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Adult Infusion Center walked a comforting line between acknowledging the scary time and making patients feel safe.
May 22, 2020
Scarlett Bronner turned her passion for painting rocks into an inspiring way to show health care workers how much they are appreciated.
May 18, 2020
When she was diagnosed with adenosarcoma, a rare form of uterine cancer, she sought help from Gary Leiserowitz, chair of obstetrics and gynecology at UC Davis Health.
May 6, 2020
To help honor the “Year of the Nurse,” UC Davis Health has launched a blog featuring nurses voicing their own stories, the ups and downs of a career in caring for others.
May 1, 2020
Grace Parker's cancer surgery was scheduled in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. That did not dissuade her.
UC Davis Health researchers are awarded additional $4 million to develop new therapies for pancreatic cancer
April 27, 2020
The funding is the second award by the Pancreatic Cancer Collective for Julie Sutcliffe and Richard Bold.
April 24, 2020
Bristol Meyers Squibb Foundation grant supports needs of local community clinic that serves a diverse and vulnerable population in Sacramento.
April 21, 2020
Alex Lee, a second-year student at the UC Davis School of Medicine, was awarded a summer fellowship by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to childhood cancer research.
April 9, 2020
Callers to the California Smokers’ Helpline can now get an additional tool to help them quit using tobacco: nicotine patches.
April 9, 2020
Madelyn O'Brien was born with cancer, but she has never that stop her.
April 6, 2020
Diagnosed with cancer, Marlene Blake's surgery couldn't wait.
April 1, 2020
UC Davis Children's Hospital collaboration gives childhood cancer patient a chance at life.
March 31, 2020
The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy team have penned words of encouragment in sidewalk chalk in front of entrances to the UC Davis Medical Center and Comprehensive Cancer Center.
March 9, 2020
UC Davis Health employees turn out for annual St. Baldrick’s cancer fundraiser.
March 5, 2020
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center this week launched a new Adolescent and Young Adult oncology program. Patients will receive access to counseling and care that helps them manage the milestones and challenges that come with being a cancer patient at such a pivotal time of life.
February 26, 2020
NIH health disparities grant may help solve mysterious cancer rate among Asian American women
February 25, 2020
A new UC Davis Health study raises questions about benefits of privatizing care for veterans. The findings also call into question the levels of expertise veterans are actually getting when they are referred outside of the VA system for a specialized dermatology procedure for skin cancer called Mohs.
February 5, 2020
As radio host Rush Limbaugh announces diagnosis, a UC Davis Health expert urges patients to get screened.
January 30, 2020
For the first time in four years, U.S. life expectancy has increased, largely due to a decrease in cancer and drug overdose deaths. UC Davis Health is a leader in preventing and treating both of these causes of death, thanks to leading edge researchers and programs.
January 28, 2020
It’s a family affair for UC Davis patient Alonda Barrie, who plans to quit smoking with her mother and brother now that she can’t buy menthol cigarettes in Sacramento.
January 17, 2020
Patients with advanced bladder cancers are not getting the treatment they need. UC Davis Health urologic oncologists are working to change that. Their paper in the Journal of Clinical Oncology describes the problem and suggests how to fix it.
January 16, 2020
A new approach, which involves placing endovascular stents into the aorta and/or vena cava, was developed to help make the removal of complex testicular tumors safer.
January 13, 2020
In an open community event, Dr. David Cooke will discuss the importance of early detection of lung cancer and the current disparities in screening for it.
December 30, 2019
ExactVu, a state-of-the-art ultrasound device, is now being used by the UC Davis Department of Urologic Surgery to more precisely visualize prostate tumors for a better quality biopsy.
December 26, 2019
A routine screening leads to a surprising diagnosis and treatable bladder tumor for Yuba city man.
November 22, 2019
UC Davis Health and community leaders join forces to kick off lung cancer screening campaign.
November 18, 2019
As part of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we had a Facebook Live conversation on Nov. 19 with thoracic surgeon Lisa Brown of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. Watch the recording to learn about lung cancer screening and more.
November 7, 2019
Electronic health record systems that house patient medical histories can also easily link them with telephone counseling services ― or quitlines ― that improve their chances of giving up tobacco.
November 7, 2019
Butch Bromley lost nearly everything in the Camp Fire, including his cancer medicine. UC Davis Health and Adventist Health teamed up to salvage his cancer care and get him back on track.
November 5, 2019
After attempts to see specialists in the Bay Area failed, a San Francisco surgeon sought cancer care at UC Davis Health and is now back doing everything he loves to do.
October 28, 2019
UC Davis scientist to tackle prostate cancer with new award.
FACEBOOK LIVE 10/23: Helen Chew, breast cancer research and screening, Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 23, 2019
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join us for a Facebook Live conversation with Helen Chew, director of the Clinical Breast Cancer Program at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.
October 22, 2019
Tony Seibert will be honored with the Gold Medal by the Radiological Society of North America.
October 17, 2019
In commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the UC Davis Health Breast Imaging section is expanding service hours and offering small gifts to patients who get mammograms this month.
October 16, 2019
UC Davis Health brings large group of riders to the 5th annual Crush Challenge in Napa.
In rare honor, UC Davis Health physician named as Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences
October 15, 2019
On Oct. 15, UC Davis Health dermatologist and autoimmune disease specialist Emanual Maverakis will be inducted as an Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, a rare distinction for a physician.
October 1, 2019
UC Davis scientists win NIH award to develop a novel approach to using CRISPR to tackle colon cancer cells.