- Prostate cancer research examines radiation protocol for the whole pelvis
Treating an aggressive disease is always challenging but improving the way therapies are applied can benefit patients by giving them a better outcome.
May 16, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- Urology professor elected to national association
Dr. Christopher Saigal has been elected to the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons in recognition of his accomplishments in the field.
May 13, 2019 8:30 AMdetail
- UCLA physician-scientist honored for advancing the field of oncology
Dr. Beth Karlan has been inducted into the 2019 class of Giants of Cancer Care in gynecologic malignancies by OncLive.
May 10, 2019 10:30 AMdetail
- Professor receives grant to study how artificial intelligence could improve cancer diagnosis
Dr. Joann Elmore has been awarded a $375,000 Established Investigator Award from the Melanoma Research Alliance.
May 10, 2019 10:00 AMdetail
- Scientists identify genes tied to increased risk of ovarian cancer
A team of researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cedars-Sinai Cancer, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have newly identified 34 genes that are associated with an increased risk for developing earliest-stage ovarian cancer.
May 01, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- New research could prevent jaw damage for cancer patients in need of oral surgery
UCLA researchers are co-leading a new pre-clinical study that could prevent patients treated for cancer or osteoporosis from experiencing jawbone damage as a result of oral surgery.
May 01, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- $4.6 million grant funds clinical trial of stem cell immunotherapy for metastatic sarcoma and other hard-to-treat cancers
UCLA scientists have been awarded a $4.6 million grant from CIRM to support a phase I clinical trial of a novel treatment for advanced sarcomas and other cancers with a specific tumor marker called NY-ESO-1.
April 29, 2019 12:00 PMdetail
- UCLA researchers to present on latest advancements in immunotherapy and combination therapies at annual ASCO meeting
Physicians and scientists from UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center will be joining more than 32,000 scientists, clinicians, advocates and industry luminaries from institutions around the world to discuss the most recent advancements in cancer research at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting.
April 29, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- Physician-scientist recognized as a thought leader in cancer genomics and immunotherapy
Dr. Antoni Ribas, a renowned physician-scientist and professor of medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was selected by Agilent Technologies for their prestigious Thought Leader Award.
April 17, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- Artificial intelligence performs as well as experienced radiologists in detecting prostate cancer
UCLA researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate cancer.
April 16, 2019 6:00 AMdetail
- Recently identified gene mutation which predicts increased risk of cancers has profound effect on normal breast cells
In a study published online in Springer Nature, UCLA researchers have proven the impact of a new class of gene mutations on normal cellular biology.
April 15, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- UCLA researchers study cost-effectiveness of rectal cancer treatments
Costs are on the rise for many kinds of medical treatments. UCLA researchers are looking for cost-effective ways to treat people who have locally advanced rectal cancer, a cancer located in the end section of the large intestine.
April 12, 2019 11:00 AMdetail
- New study reveals optimal dose of stereotactic body radiation therapy to treat non-small cell lung cancer
In a new study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 160 articles about the usage of stereotactic body radiation or stereotactic ablative radio therapy were evaluated to determine the optimal dose to treat this cancer.
April 09, 2019 9:00 AMdetail
- Researchers identify a potential way to treat cancers regardless of their tissue of origin
In a pre-clinical study led by UCLA, scientists discovered that treating a subset of multiple myeloma tumors with therapeutic drugs has the potential to prevent them from progressing.
April 08, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- UCLA’s Antoni Ribas named American Association for Cancer Research President-Elect
Dr. Antoni Ribas has been named the 2019-2020 President-Elect for the American Association for Cancer Research.
March 28, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- Heating up tumors could make CAR T therapy more effective, study finds
A UCLA-led research team has developed a spray gel embedded with immune-boosting drugs that could help fight recurrent cancer.
March 27, 2019 8:00 AMdetail
- Female radiation oncologists submit fewer charges to Medicare, collect less revenue, study finds
A new study by UCLA researchers has found that female radiation oncologists submit fewer charges to Medicare, are reimbursed less per charge submitted and receive lower Medicare payments overall in comparison to male radiation oncologists.
March 22, 2019 9:45 AMdetail
- Organic chemist Michael Jung wins American Association for Cancer Research Award
Fifteen years ago, Michael Jung was already an eminent scientist when his wife asked him a question that would change his career, and extend the lives of many men with a particularly lethal form of prostate cancer.
March 21, 2019 4:00 PMdetail
- UCLA researchers identify potential new combination treatment for pancreatic cancer
Researchers from UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a possible new therapeutic strategy using two types of drug inhibitors at once to treat one of the world’s deadliest cancers.
March 20, 2019 1:00 PMdetail
- Giving patients a voice
Dr. Patricia Ganz answers questions about new UCLA-led research to understand treatment tolerability by including the patient’s feedback in cancer research
March 20, 2019 10:00 AMdetail