UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center news UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/global/images/wordmarks/cancer_center.gif https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/cancercenter UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center news Bold named physician-in-chief of UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13842/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13842 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13842 Dorsey Griffith 2019-05-14T00:00:00Z California breast cancer experts gather to address health equality among Latinas https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13803/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13803 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13803 Shawn Kramer 2019-04-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis faculty engage community in education about the impact of flavored tobacco use https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13798/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13798 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 25, 2019) - UC Davis and UC Davis Health faculty are addressing the surge in use of flavored tobacco products and their associated risks. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13798 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-25T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health and Adventist Health partner to bring cancer care to Chico and patients affected by the Camp Fire https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13739/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13739 CHICO, Calif. (April 8, 2019) - Camp Fire victims now have cancer care closer to home with new UC Davis Health-Adventist Health clinic in Chico. Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13739 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-08T00:00:00Z Rectal cancer program accredited by the American College of Surgeons https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13700/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13700 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13700 Karen Finney 2019-03-26T00:00:00Z 'Jeopardy!' host diagnosed with pancreatic cancer: What you should know about the disease https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13658/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13658 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13658 Sarah Heise 2019-03-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts first official head-shaving event https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13651/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13651 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13651 Shawn Kramer 2019-03-06T00:00:00Z A brace of bald guys steps up in video for child cancer research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13642/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13642 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 4, 2019) - Vice Chancellor Lubarsky and fellow bald UC Davis Health staff and faculty teamed up to raise awareness about pediatric cancer research.  Mon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13642 Shawn Kramer 2019-03-04T00:00:00Z Radiologists quickly improve screening performance with 3D mammography https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13593/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13593 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13593 Dorsey Griffith 2019-02-26T00:00:00Z Robot-assisted throat cancer surgery gets assist from novel optical device https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13580/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13580 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13580 Dorsey Griffith 2019-02-08T00:00:00Z New treatment directs lymphoma patient's own cells to attack tumor https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13570/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13570 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13570 Dorsey Griffith 2019-02-06T00:00:00Z Physician-researchers earn clinical research honors https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13508/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13508 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13508 Charles Casey 2019-01-22T00:00:00Z 10-year-old Kameron Fox to be honored at Aggies men's basketball game on Saturday https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13505/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13505 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 18, 2019) - Like many boys his age, 10-year-old Kameron Fox loves sports. He loves to compete. He loves to win. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13505 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-18T00:00:00Z Anti-inflammatory compound helps protect against cancer growth https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13496/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13496 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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.” Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13496 Dorsey Griffith 2019-01-14T00:00:00Z More than 150 UC Davis Health physicians named "Top Docs" https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13429/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13429 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 11, 2019) - Annual Survey by Sacramento Magazine highlights expertise in primary and specialty care delivery. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13429 Doreen Purvis 2019-01-11T00:00:00Z Top 15 foods you should be eating in 2019 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13466/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13466 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13466 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-04T00:00:00Z Immunotherapy and another chance make the holidays brighter for Grass Valley man https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13438/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13438 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13438 Dorsey Griffith 2018-12-19T00:00:00Z Walking in a winter wonderland https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13420/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13420 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 11, 2018) - The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center became a winter wonderland on Saturday at the annual Mike Smyth Children’s Holiday Party. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13420 Shawn Kramer 2018-12-11T00:00:00Z UC Davis scientist and surgeon team take on pancreatic cancer with SU2C grant https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13365/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13365 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13365 Dorsey Griffith 2018-11-20T00:00:00Z Human images from the world's first total-body medical scanner unveiled https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13358/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13358 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13358 Dorsey Griffith 2018-11-19T00:00:00Z Nursing excellence at UC Davis Medical Center again receives national recognition https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13275/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13275 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13275 Charles Casey 2018-10-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis pediatric cancer patient has wish granted to be a Sacramento Republic FC player https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13246/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13246 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13246 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis-led statewide tobacco cessation effort launched https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13233/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13233 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13233 Dorsey Griffith 2018-10-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center starts new adult infusion clinic on Oct. 6 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13213/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13213 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) - Beginning Oct. 6, the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center will offer Saturday infusion services to adult oncology and non-oncology patients. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13213 Shawn Kramer 2018-10-02T00:00:00Z Sutcliffe elected 2020 president of World Molecular Imaging Society https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13193/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13193 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13193 Shawn Kramer 2018-09-25T00:00:00Z Study seeks to improve cancer survival for Latinos, Asians and Blacks https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13137/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13137 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13137 Dorsey Griffith 2018-09-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis research informs new national cervical cancer screening recommendation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13122/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13122 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13122 Dorsey Griffith 2018-08-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center Again Ranked One of California's Top Hospitals https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13110/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13110 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13110 Charles Casey 2018-08-14T00:00:00Z Study of cancer survival over 20-year period in California finds improvements for some, but not all https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13098/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13098 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13098 Carole Gan 2018-08-13T00:00:00Z Liquid biopsy could ease the way to immunotherapy for lung cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13076/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13076 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13076 Dorsey Griffith 2018-08-06T00:00:00Z All about the virus responsible for the throat cancer surge https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13067/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13067 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13067 Dorsey Griffith 2018-07-31T00:00:00Z Cancer Center to help patients tackle nicotine addiction https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13039/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13039 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13039 Dorsey Griffith 2018-07-18T00:00:00Z Jonathan Riess receives 2018 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13026/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13026 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 11, 2018) - The National Cancer Institute recognizes UC Davis oncologist for outstanding clinical research. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/13026 Shawn Kramer 2018-07-11T00:00:00Z Walk to benefit lung cancer research June 23 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/12953/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12953 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 12, 2018) - Join two UC Davis lung cancer specialists for the third annual “Your Next Step is the Cure” run/walk on Saturday, June 23 in Sacramento. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/12953 Shawn Kramer 2018-06-12T00:00:00Z Nationally prominent brain tumor specialist to lead neurological surgery at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/12702/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12702 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 12, 2018) - Renowned surgeon, scientist and educator Griffith R. Harsh IV has been selected as chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery and the Julian R. Youmans Chair in Neurological Surgery at UC Davis Health. He begins his new position July 1. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/12702 Karen Finney 2018-06-12T00:00:00Z Stem cell transplants extend life for multiple myeloma patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/12950/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12950 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2018) - Researchers at UC Davis have confirmed that autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant improves survival for people suffering from multiple myeloma, yet many potentially eligible patients never undergo the procedure. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/cancer/12950 Dorsey Griffith 2018-06-11T00:00:00Z