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Global Cancer Program Hosts Second Annual Meeting with Partners from Mexico

March 14, 2019
From Left: Dr. Alejandro Mohar, Dr. Katherine Van Loon, Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Dr. Martin Lajous, Dr. Alejandro Sweet-Cordero and Dr. Alan Ashworth. In January 2019, the Global Cancer Program hosted the second annual meeting for the UCSF-Mexico Cancer Initiative.

MUHAS and UCSF Faculty Lead Second Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

February 13, 2019
In January 2019, faculty from the UCSF and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) Departments of Pathology and Radiology collaboratively organized and led an ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) short course at MUHAS.

A Voice for Global Cancer Patients

February 07, 2019
UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) master's student, Alex Keir, shares her personal experience with cancer and her mission to expand the cancer dialogue. Read her story here.  Alex is currently working with Dr. Geoffrey Buckle on projects for her master's capstone. 

Clinical Research Training at UCSF

December 10, 2018
With grant funding from CRDF Global, the Global Cancer Program hosted eight faculty from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI), and Instituto Nacional de Cancerología (INCan) at UCSF for a 5-week clinical research training in August 2018.

MUHAS and UCSF Awarded D71 for Cancer Research Training in Tanzania

November 19, 2018
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and UCSF received a D71 award to plan a for a cancer research training program in Tanzania.

UCSF Pathology Department Launches Telepathology Consultations to Tanzania

November 13, 2018
The UCSF Department of Pathology has partnered with American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) to provide telepathology consultations to pathology colleagues in Tanzania using whole slide imaging technology.

MUHAS Pathology Residents Shine at 2018 ASCP Annual Meeting

November 08, 2018
Pathology residents at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) have achieved great success over the past year with mentorship and support provided by the UCSF Department of Pathology.

UCSF Team Helps Shape National Cancer Treatment Guidelines for Tanzania

By Gabrielle Purcell on June 08, 2018
The Global Cancer Program hosted faculty from Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for an intensive, two-week visit to review Tanzania's new National Cancer Treatment Guidelines with UCSF faculty.

East Africa Collaborative Research Symposium Highlights Key UCSF and Regional Partnerships

By UCSF AIDS Research Institute on February 07, 2018
10th CFAR East Africa Collaborative Symposium

UCSF Team Studying Genomics of Rare Cancers With Geographic Hotspots

By Monica Heger, GenomeWeb.com on December 07, 2017
A research team at the University of California, San Francisco aims to study cancer genomes from tumor types that are globally rare but have geographic hotspots where incidence rates soar.

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