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2014

 
Spring / Summer 2014 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • Network benefits ease patient’s journey
  • Distress screening critical to patient care
  • Melanoma treatment in dogs provides hope for humans
  • Glycan research yielding potential biomarkers
  • Can the PSA test diagnose prostate cancer without leading to unnecessary treatments?
  • Endowment will boost lung cancer drug research

2013

 
Fall / Winter 2013 Cover

Fall/Winter

Feature Stories:

  • Isolated villagers offer cancer clues
  • Shane Rogers’ journey will aid future patients
  • Sequencing key to quicker clinical care
  • Supportive Services introduces a new team, more resources
  • Survivor invests in brain tumor research
Spring / Summer 2013 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • Biotechnologies combine to improve cancer detection
  • Bay Area patient embraces personalized approach
  • Research partnership yields prostate cancer biomarker
  • Hsing-Jien Kung takes on new challenges in Taiwan
  • Supportive Services introduces a new team, more resources
  • Stem cell discovery broadens treatment options
  • Fund benefits women’s cancer advocacy and research

2012

 
Fall / Winter 2012 Cover

Fall/Winter

Feature Stories:

  • Expanding the center's space — and our horizons
  • A collaborative effort against leukemia
  • Community-created art brightens Cancer Center environment
  • LGBT task force finds disparities in cancer screening and care
  • A dogged path to a cure
Spring / Summer 2012 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • UC Davis achieves the highest honor in oncology
  • Early leaders paved the way for national prominence
  • Clinical staff built comprehensive clinical program
  • Sarcoma treatment a model of team care for patients
  • Comprehensive cancer prevention strategies for diverse communities

2011

 
Fall / Winter 2011 Cover

Fall/Winter

Feature Stories:

  • Addressing AYA cancer patients disparities
  • Research to speed treatments
  • New surgical decision-making tool
  • Improving outcomes for HER2 patients
  • Creative hi-tech tools
Spring / Summer 2010 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • Radiologist brings screening expertise to Kosovo
  • California registry resource bolsters cancer center research
  • Phase I clinical trials director offers promising therapies
  • Major findings open doors in DNA repair research
  • UC Davis researchers zero in on molecular targets

2010

 
Fall / Winter 2010 Cover

Fall/Winter

Feature Stories:

  • Cancer Center breaks ground
  • Improving bladder cancer survival
  • Writing group inspires patients
  • World-class Radiation Oncology team
  • A refined approach to drug delivery
Spring / Summer 2010 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • A new generation of cancer scientists
  • Key to cancer-cell death
  • Enhancing benefits and reducing harm of radiation exposure
  • Disparities in post-mastectomy breast reconstruction
  • Risks of hepatitis C

2009

 
Winter 2009 Cover

Winter

Feature Stories:

  • The Other Stem Cells
  • Man's Best Friend, And Then Some
  • Miraculous Gifts
Spring 2009 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • Beyond Hormones
  • Helping The Body Fight Back Against Cancer
  • Finding A Cancer's Weakness

2008

 
Winter 2008 Cover

Winter

Feature Stories:

  • Help From Our Four-legged Friends
  • Toward A Quicker Diagnosis
  • A Gold Mine For Cancer Researchers
Fall 2008 Cover

Fall

Feature Stories:

  • Life After Stem Cell Transplant
  • When Worlds Collide
  • Quality Care Close to Home

2007

 
Spring 2007 Cover

Spring

Feature Stories:

  • Broiling Issues
  • Better Brain Surgery
  • Drug Production Over Easy

2006

 
Fall 2006 Cover

Fall/Winter

Feature Stories:

  • Proton Power
  • Nano Attack Probes
  • Headway Against Brain Cancer
Spring 2006 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • Center Stage
  • Capital & Endowment Initiative Launched
  • Seats of Science

2005

 
Fall 2005 Cover

Fall/Winter

Feature Stories:

  • Imaging Hope
  • The Little Picture
  • On the Asbestos Trail
Spring 2005 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • Nano-Oncology
  • Lessons in Living
  • World Wide Cancer Web

2004

 
Fall 2004 Cover

Fall/Winter

Feature Stories:

  • Cancer Awareness 101
  • The Genome Farmer
  • Metabolomic Fingerprint
Spring 2004 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • Raising Awareness
  • From Biodefence to Cancer Offence
  • Man's Best Friends

2003

 
Fall 2003 Cover

Fall/Winter

Feature Stories:

  • OncoMouse advances breast cancer research
  • Breast surgery without the scalpel
  • Biostatisticians defeat cancer with math
Spring 2003 Cover

Spring/Summer

Feature Stories:

  • Disparities in Prostate Disease
  • A gentler mammogram

2002

 
Fall 2002 Cover

Fall

Feature Stories:

  • NCI Designation Achieved
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Dawn of a New Machine
Spring 2002 Cover

Spring

Feature Stories:

  • Tackling breast cancer
  • Beating a brain tumor
  • Defining what digital can do

2001

 
Spring 2001 Cover

Spring

Feature Stories:

  • UC Davis scientist leads studies of genetic repair
  • Radio-immunotherapy
  • Teaming up to fight cancer

2000

 
Fall 2000 Cover

Fall

Feature Stories:

  • Finding better ways to kill cancer
  • Improving care for lung cancer
  • New clues to preventing lung cancer
Spring 2000 Cover

Spring

Feature Stories:

  • The mouse that roared
  • Stopping cancer in its tracks
  • The truth about cats and dogs

1999

 
Fall 1999 Cover

Fall

Feature Stories:

  • New peptides speed drug development
  • Looking for clues to leukemia, lymphoma
  • Enzyme may help brain tumors
Spring 1999 Cover

Spring

Feature Stories:

  • Lipid profiler
  • Joe Lynn beats rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Building a better vegetable

1998

 
Fall 1998 Cover

Fall

Feature Stories:

  • Signaling cells
  • Skull-base surgery team weaves tapestry of survival
  • An affinity for eggs
 
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Expanding the center's space — and our horizons

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