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Cancer in the crosshairs

Targeted treatment through UC Irvine Health has rendered Jackie Raser’s lung tumor dormant and vastly improved her quality of life
3 months ago
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Leading the way for cancer cures

New Chao center director Rick Van Etten focuses on boosting patient treatments, access
4 months ago
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Can kava cure cancer?

Can kava cure cancer?

UC Irvine study of plant compound’s effectiveness against bladder malignancies has yielded promising results
7 months ago
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UCI-led study documents heavy air pollution in Canadian area with cancer spikes

UCI-led study documents heavy air pollution in Canadian area with cancer spikes

Levels of contaminants higher than in some of the world’s most polluted cities have been found downwind of Canada’s largest…
11 months ago
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Wenzel gets $1.9 million to create ovarian cancer app

Wenzel gets $1.9 million to create ovarian cancer app

Lari Wenzel, UC Irvine professor of medicine and public health, has received a $1.9 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research…
1 year ago
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New technology makes breast cancer surgery more precise at UC Irvine

New technology makes breast cancer surgery more precise at UC Irvine

Device used during breast cancer surgery permits surgeon to determine whether the entire tumor was removed.
1 year ago
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UCI team finds new target for treating wide spectrum of cancers

UCI team finds new target for treating wide spectrum of cancers

UC Irvine biologists, chemists and computer scientists have identified an elusive pocket on the surface of the p53 protein that…
1 year ago
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Drug combo better for common type of metastatic breast cancer, UCI-led study finds

Drug combo better for common type of metastatic breast cancer, UCI-led study finds

Postmenopausal women with the most common type of metastatic breast cancer now have a new treatment option that lengthens their…
2 years ago
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Study finds racial, economic disparities in ovarian cancer care, survival

Study finds racial, economic disparities in ovarian cancer care, survival

UC Irvine's Dr. Robert Bristow finds that African American women and poor women with ovarian cancer have lower survival rates…
2 years ago
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Targeting ovarian cancer

Dr. Robert Bristow finds disparities in access to the top-quality care that boosts survival.
2 years ago
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A brush with ovarian cancer

A brush with ovarian cancer

Artist treated at UC Irvine Medical Center plans to be among the 30 percent who beat the odds.
2 years ago
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Study shows drug combo may lengthen lives of some with breast cancer

UC Irvine's Dr. Rita Mehta led a study that shows anti-estrogen combo is better than single drug.
2 years ago
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