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
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 24, 2019
Lara takes on deputy chair role at SWOG.
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.
February 26, 2019
Radiologists quickly learn to read 3D mammography more accurately than they read standard 2D mammograms, a first-of-its-kind study by a UC Davis researcher has found.
February 8, 2019
For hard-to-reach tumors at the back of the throat, robots can assist surgeons to remove cancers in a less invasive way. But this high-tech approach has a drawback: the surgeon’s inability to assess through touch whether they’ve been able to get all of the cancer out.
February 6, 2019
Oncologists at UC Davis Health treated their first patient with a revolutionary new kind of therapy developed for people with non-Hodgkin lymphoma for whom other treatment approaches have failed.
January 22, 2019
A research study co-authored by UC Davis Health physicians Jonathan Ducore and Adam Giermasz, co-directors of the UC Davis Health Hemophilia Treatment Center has received a national “Top Ten” award by the Clinical Research Forum.
January 18, 2019
Like many boys his age, 10-year-old Kameron Fox loves sports. He loves to compete. He loves to win.
January 14, 2019
When chemotherapy kills cancer cells, the debris of dead and dying cells can lead to inflammation and the surge of more cancerous cells. Newly published research on ovarian cancer, involving an anti-inflammatory compound developed in the Bruce Hammock lab at UC Davis, and tested at Harvard Medical School on mouse models, indicates that the compound not only suppresses inflammation but reduces cancer growth, acting as a “surge protector.”
January 11, 2019
Annual Survey by Sacramento Magazine highlights expertise in primary and specialty care delivery.
January 4, 2019
New year, new diet, right? But which foods should we be eating in 2019 to optimize our health? We asked UC Davis Health experts which foods they recommend to help us all glean health benefits in the new year.
December 19, 2018
In 2013 Phil Hindt faced a life-threatening diagnosis: liver failure. Doctors told him he needed a transplant, which he received at a Bay Area teaching hospital on Thanksgiving Day, 2014.
December 11, 2018
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center became a winter wonderland on Saturday at the annual Mike Smyth Children’s Holiday Party.
November 20, 2018
UC Davis scientist Julie Sutcliffe and surgical oncologist Richard Bold have been awarded a $1 million “New Therapies Challenge” grant from the Pancreatic Cancer Collective in an effort to improve survival for people with the disease.
November 19, 2018
EXPLORER, the world’s first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once, has produced its first scans.
October 19, 2018
This week, the American Nurses Credentialing Center announced that it has renewed the hospital’s Magnet® designation for another four-year term.
October 10, 2018
Wishes do come true. If in doubt, ask pediatric cancer patient Matthew Harding. The 15-year-old boy from Elverta received the surprise of a lifetime on Wednesday when he became the youngest soccer player in Sacramento Republic FC history to be signed to a contract, as part of his Make-a-Wish wish.
October 8, 2018
UC Davis Health tobacco researcher and physician Elisa Tong is leading a statewide effort to help safety-net health care systems guide their patients who use tobacco products to resources to help them quit.
October 2, 2018
Beginning Oct. 6, the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center will offer Saturday infusion services to adult oncology and non-oncology patients.
September 25, 2018
Read more about Julie Sutcliffe's position and how she plans to tackle the role of president of the World Molecular Imaging Society.
September 21, 2018
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a $6.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities for a 5-year study to tease out why some ethnic and racial minority groups fare worse than whites when they get cancer and to find more precise treatments to improve their chances of survival.
August 21, 2018
A comprehensive analysis of eight clinical trials and four cohort studies on cervical cancer screening by researchers from UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente Northwest has found that while Pap smears are still highly effective for detecting pre-cancerous cells and cancer, testing for the virus that causes these cancers also is an excellent screening tool.
August 14, 2018
U.S. News ranks the medical center among the nation's best in 11 specialties; No. 5 in California, and No. 1 in Sacramento overall for 2018-19.
August 13, 2018
Better treatments and improved screening programs that detect cancer at earlier stages led to an overall 12 percent improvement in cancer survival in California, according to a new report from the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement.
August 6, 2018
Researchers at UC Davis, Genentech and Foundation Medicine are the first to show that a blood-based test to assess tumor mutational burden (TMB) accurately identifies non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who could benefit from immunotherapies called checkpoint inhibitors. The blood test offers a much less invasive and more repeatable alternative to tissue testing. The study was published online today in Nature Medicine.
July 31, 2018
Humanpapilloma virus (HPV) is now the leading cause of certain types of throat cancer. Dr. Michael Moore, director of head and neck surgery at UC Davis and an HPV-related cancer expert, answers some tough questions about the trend and what can be done about it.
July 18, 2018
Steven Berkstresser has chewed tobacco for most of the past 40 years, and he’s always wanted to kick the habit. But it was a cancer diagnosis that prompted him to join a UC Davis program to help him quit.
July 11, 2018
The National Cancer Institute recognizes UC Davis oncologist for outstanding clinical research.