Wolf-Dietrich Heyer, leader of the Molecular Oncology Program at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses advances in cancer research and how this research translates into the development of strategies for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancers.
When patients choose UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, they are choosing care from a national leader in basic and clinical research and innovative approaches to cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. Our center has unique collaborations with major scientific organizations such as the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that translate to clinical benefits for our patients. These partnerships also have resulted in new imaging techniques that improve cancer detection, better drug therapies and therapeutic strategies, and more effective approaches to treating and curing cancer.
Our research programs are made up of cancer center members who are experts in numerous disciplines and are interested in a related group of cancer challenges.