University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified a possible link between inadequate exposure to ultraviolet-B (UVB) light from the sun and an increased risk of colorectal cancer.
Longtime supporters of cancer research and patient care at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health have given University of California San Diego School of Medicine $2 million to establish the Iris and Matthew Strauss Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Head and Neck Surgery.
A coalition of six U.S. subsidiary companies have sponsored a COVID-19 mobile clinic to vaccinate 10,000 maquiladora workers employed in Baja California, Mexico. UC San Diego Health is vaccinating about 1,500 workers daily.
Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health joins other National Cancer Institute cancer centers in urging that HPV vaccinations get back on track as part of cancer prevention. Don’t delay. Save lives.
Hanna and Mark Gleiberman have made a $12 million gift to support the newly named Hanna and Mark Gleiberman Head and Neck Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.
UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that opioid users who participated in a 12-step abstinence program and recently stopped using drugs refused to take home naloxone, even if having it on hand might save lives.
Seeking healthy lifestyle changes, Colin Jackson started running in 2014. He ran his first-ever mile in 28:47. He finished last in his first marathon. His pace, though, was irrelevant. The drive needed to complete 26.2 miles hooked him.
Research from Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego suggests that light-intensity physical activity, including shopping or a casual walk, may protect against mobility disability in older women.
Scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine validated a more inclusive and comprehensive genetic tool, known as a polygenic hazard score (PHS), for predicting age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer.