In the News
Genetics Seen as Key to Cancer Fight
, UT San Diego
April 4, 2013
Cancer care has evolved dramatically over the past 100 years. In recent years the focus has changed to personalized cancer therapy. Physicians and scientists are looking at a patient's genetics to determine the best treatment, in some cases helping patients who were not responding to standard treatments. Link to article.
100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs,
Becker's Hospital Review
February 22, 2013
UC San Diego Health System was recognized for the cutting edge cancer treatment, prevention and research occurring at Moores Cancer Center by Becker's Hospital Review. Link to article: Becker's Hospital Review
Breakthrough Prize Awards Research To Cure Disease, NPR and other national, local and international media
February 20, 2013
Moores Cancer Center researcher Napoleone Ferrara is one of 11 winners of the new $3 million award, the world's richest honor for medical research. Link to articles: NPR, KPBS, The New York Times, The Guardian, Fast Company, The Mercury News, BBC and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Cancer Center Pushes Clinical Sequencing, Cancer Discovery
October 11, 2012
In the quest to provide personalized cancer treatment, the Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), is launching “My Answer to Cancer,” a program that intertwines clinical care and research. Link to article.