UCSF Oncologist Strives to Stem the Rise of Cancer in Tanzania

By Oncology Times on March 10, 2023
Geoffrey Buckle, MD, MPH, a gastrointestinal oncologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), wanted to be a professional baseball or soccer player, until “I realized I wasn't really any good,” he said with a laugh. So when he went to Colby College in Maine as an undergrad, he...

Social Media as a Recruitment Strategy for ULACNet-101: An Influencer’s Story

By Paola Torres, M.P.H., Marievelisse Soto-Salgado, Dr.P.H., M.S., Vivian Colón-López, Ph.D., M.P.H., Sandra García-Camacho, M.P.H., Ana Patricia Ortiz, Ph.D., M.P.H. on October 06, 2022
In November 2021, the UCSF Global Cancer Program launched the first study of the CAlifornia-Mexico-Puerto RicO (“CAMPO”) Collaboration for Prevention of HPV-related cancer in populations living with HIV in Puerto Rico.

First Graduating Class of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellows in Vietnam

July 01, 2022
The UCSF Global Cancer Program celebrates the first ever class of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellows in Vietnam.

Global Cancer Program Celebrates our Nurses!

May 09, 2022
The Global Cancer Program knows that cancer care is a team sport, and nurses are invaluable members of the team! Learn more about what our Global Cancer Nurses are doing around the world!

International Nurses Day 2022: A Voice to Lead - Invest in Nursing and Respect Rights to Secure Global Health

By Máireád Shaw, MS, RN, DTN on May 09, 2022
Every year the International Council of Nurses (ICN) commemorates International Nurses Day on May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingal

Dr. Selekwa Msiba receives CIRGO award

April 18, 2022
The Global Cancer Program is excited to announce that our partner Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) received an award from The Coalition for Implementation Research in Global Oncology (CIRGO) to develop, implement, and evaluate a context-appropriate multifaceted...

Improving Cancer Outcomes for Children in Vietnam

February 14, 2022
In Vietnam, the incidence and prevalence of childhood cancer is increasing as under 5 mortality to malnutrition and infection decreases. However, survival for children with cancer in Vietnam remains suboptimal. After years of fostering relationships, in 2019, the UCSF Global Cancer Program...

World Cancer Day 2022 and How We #CloseTheCareGap

By Emilie Kadhim on February 04, 2022
Today, February 4, people all around the globe speak up, stand up, and take action on World Cancer Day.

Lessons Learned from ULACNet-101: Starting a Clinical Trial Amidst a Pandemic

By Tania de Jesús Espinosa, M.S.N.-R.N., Sandra García-Camacho, M.P.H., Frances Vázquez-Sánchez, M.S., Vanessa Gómez-Vargas, M.S. & Ana Patricia Ortiz, Ph.D. on January 28, 2022
Clinical trials are essential to keep improving and advancing prevention and treatment of medical conditions, as well as improvement of the overall health of the global population. During the past 3 years, the world has faced multiple challenges together and, for researchers initiating trials,...