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
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 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 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.
September 5, 2019
Diana Miglioretti has been selected as chief of the Division of Biostatistics in the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences.
September 3, 2019
Physician groups have pushed to reduce rates of medical imaging, but they continue to go up, raising concerns about potential harms to patients, UC Davis and other researchers have found.
August 22, 2019
The power of positivity has kept Arthur “Chip” Hollister on a road to recovery — first for prostate cancer and then for pancreatic cancer.
August 1, 2019
Oncologists visiting from various Latin American countries learn the latest in lung cancer diagnosis and care at UC Davis Health.
July 29, 2019
Wesley Watson, who has multiple myeloma and related spinal pain, hopes for relief with a surgical procedure that should reduce the need for opioid medication and the potential for addiction.
July 25, 2019
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, with partners in Sacramento County and the community, has an ambitious goal to end the transmission of hepatitis B in the Asian American community through comprehensive screening and vaccination.
July 24, 2019
Study finds high rate of CT scan use in pregnant women in the U.S. and Canada, despite warnings to reduce radiation exposure to mothers and fetuses during pregnancy.
July 1, 2019
Carvajal-Carmona to lead basic science at Cancer Center.
June 25, 2019
Make-A-Wish granted teenage cancer patient Carlo Sandoval's wish. What did he ask for? To help kids with autism.
June 24, 2019
June 17, 2019
EXPLORER, the world's first total-body PET scanner, has been installed at UC Davis Health and will be ready for patient use this summer. Area media outlets got a sneak peek of the new technology on Monday.
June 12, 2019
Blood cancer patients and their caregivers from as far as Oregon attended Live Your Best Life, an annual blood cancer event co-hosted by the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
June 5, 2019
UC Davis Health patient Saul Dominguez received news that Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish. What did he ask for? To help others.
May 29, 2019
Robotic-assisted surgery for throat cancer? Here's a success story peppered with good information!
May 24, 2019
Lara takes on deputy chair role at SWOG.
May 24, 2019
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded the National Clinical Trials Network - Lead Academic Participating Sites (LAPS) UG1 grant – the only center in California to do so.
May 21, 2019
Large federal grant will boost research into immunotherapy treatment for bladder cancer.
May 14, 2019
Richard Bold, M.D., chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology, has been named Physician-in-Chief of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.
April 30, 2019
This mini-symposium, led by Luis Carvajal-Carmona, is part of the Cancer Center's Latino Cancer Health Equity Initiative funded by a $3 million grant received in February.
April 25, 2019
UC Davis and UC Davis Health faculty are addressing the surge in use of flavored tobacco products and their associated risks.
UC Davis Health and Adventist Health partner to bring cancer care to Chico and patients affected by the Camp Fire
April 8, 2019
Camp Fire victims now have cancer care closer to home with new UC Davis Health-Adventist Health clinic in Chico.
March 26, 2019
The rectal cancer surgery program at UC Davis Health has been accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), making it one of just nine programs in the nation to achieve this recognition.
March 7, 2019
Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek announced he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Here are some things to know about the hard-to-detect disease.
March 6, 2019
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is raising funds for pediatric cancer research by hosting Rock the Bald on Monday, March 11.
March 4, 2019
Vice Chancellor Lubarsky and fellow bald UC Davis Health staff and faculty teamed up to raise awareness about pediatric cancer research.