UCLA Cancer Discoveries 2007-2008


From the Director
Cancer Prevention and Control Research at JCCC
Due to two decades of outstanding research and leadership by Drs. Patricia Ganz and Roshan Bastani, the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has one of the strongest divisions of Cancer Prevention and Control Research in the nation. (read article...)

A World Without Cancer
Imagine a world without cancer. That hope is a primary focus of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Division. (read article...)

Profile: Dr. Patricia Ganz
For 20 years, renowned researcher Dr. Patricia Ganz has conducted ground-breaking research that has changed the face of cancer survivorship. (read article...)

Community Intervention Research
Program conducts state-of-the-art research to discover the best ways to promote behaviors that prevent cancer and increase use of screening test. (read article...)

UCLA-Avon Cares for Life
Program funded by Avon helps poor patients navigate their way through breast cancer at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. (read article...)

Molecular Imaging
A powerful new technology, non-invasive molecular imaging has resulted in compelling insights into cancer. (read article...)

New Drug = New Hope
Kevin Williams thought cancer was something that happened to other people, not young men like him. He was wrong. (read article...)

Scientific Standouts (read article...)
These scientific standouts are battling cancer on all fronts from the lab to the clinic.
Dr. Lily Wu: Re-engineering common cold virus to target cancer cells
Dr. Allan Pantuck: Using natural products to fight prostate cancer
Dr. Robert Reiter: Breaking new ground in prostate cancer war

JCCC's Award-Winning Faculty (read article...)

Young Scientists and New Faculty
Maie St. John, Kathrin Plath, and Bill Lowry: On the cutting edge. (read article...)

News of the Center
Ranked best in California for the eighth consecutive year. (read article...)

Science Update
Cancer center researchers publish leading-edge discoveries. (read article...)

The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation
Ways to help advance cancer research, Lifeline Connection honor roll and recent gifts of note. (more...)