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
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.