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Lisa Brown with patient, Natalie Gibson

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Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Campaign Launched

Lung cancer screening with low-dose CT saves lives, but too few at-risk patients are getting the test so partnership spreads awareness.

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Young investigator awarded drug development grant

The $1 million Idea Development Award will support a study of whether a novel combination drug therapy can be effective against advanced prostate cancer.

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UC Davis team tackles genome editing approach with new grant

UC Davis researchers have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new approach to deliver genome editing.

Patient Karin Sanders and her oncologist, Joe Tuscano

Crushing cancer one mile at a time

Karin Sanders has completed more full-distance Ironman triathlons than she can count, plus a pile of 50-mile trail runs and monster 200-mile bike rides, all powered by her own adrenaline and stamina. Today she’s tackling another big physical challenge – chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

“I’m really new to this cancer thing. This is a big deal. I don’t have the endurance I had five years ago.” — Karin Sanders

Read Sanders’s story