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2013

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DEC 16"Advances in the AYA Cancer Movement": Part 2 of Huffington Post's talk with Dr. Leonard Sender, medical director of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
DEC 03"The Future of the AYA Cancer Movement": Part 1 of Huffington Post's talk with Dr. Leonard Sender, medical director of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
NOV 18UC Irvine Health cancer specialists help 54-year-old non-smoker overcome throat cancer.
NOV 16Stem cells alleviate tumor treatment side effects
OCT 17Congratulations to cancer center member, Dr. Sai-Hong Ou, for the successful breakthrough therapy of a second generation ALK inhibitor drug called alectinib.
SEPT 06Cancer center researcher Weian Zhao awarded $567,000 for metastatic breast cancer studies.
AUG 29UC Irvine breast cancer specialist Dr. Alice Police is first in the nation to use MarginProbe┬« system, which aims to reduce repeat surgeries.
AUG 19Lari Wenzel, PhD, is awarded $1.9 million to develop an app to help ovarian cancer patients understand their options.
AUG 13Hair loss from radiation therapy is linked to treatment time of day, a new study led by Maksim Plikus, PhD, shows.
JUL 24Dr. Thomas Ahlering wins ICTS device grant award
JUL 22Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD, named new director of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
JUL 16New published research by Dr. Charles Limoli: "Radiation Therapy Damages Neurons"
JUN 24Dr. Krishnansu Tewari on bevacizumab in advanced cervical cancer
JUN 04Bevacizumab significantly improves survival for patients with recurrent and metastatic cervical cancer
JUN 01Making breast cancer surgery more precise
MAY  30A message about cancer survivorship from Dr. Sheldon Greenfield
MAY 30Dr. Tom Ahlering advises on prostate surgery on "The Doctors"
MAY 23UC Irvine chemists devise inexpensive, accurate way to detect prostate cancer
MAY 22UC Irvine study may point to new treatments for liver diseases
MAY 21A study led by Maksim Plikus finds that the timing of cancer radiation therapy may minimize hair loss.
MAY 14Thanks to a UC Irvine research program, junior Bryan Xie is already co-author of a groundbreaking study
MAY 14UC awards 11 grants to improve care to surgery patients
MAY 14Prostate Biopsy Study
MAY 9Tenacity pays off for tissue engineer
APR 24A study by Dr. Hoda Anton-Culver finds a link between delays in surgical treatment for young adult breast cancer patients and decreased survival rates.
MAR 12A study by Dr. Robert Bristow finds flaws in ovarian cancer treatment.
MAR 01Dr. Leonard Sender comments on how cancer is represented in the movies.
FEB 28Dr. Arthur Lander is named the Donald Bren Professor of developmental and cell biology.
FEB 27Cancer center members are awarded Triumvirate Grants by School of Medicine Dean Ralph Clayman.
FEB 05Dr. Hung Fan explains what motivates him at the 'What Matters to Me and Why' forum.
JAN 30UC Irvine cancer center team finds a new target for treating a wide spectrum of cancers.
JAN 30Sixteen members of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center are listed as Physicians of Excellence in the January 2013 issue of Orange Coast magazine.
JAN 25Chancellor's professor Pierre Baldi is named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers.
JAN 25Gov. Jerry Brown appoints Dr. Ulrike Luderer to the state toxicant identification board.
JAN 25Dr. Sheldon Greenfield is named to a state committee charged with improving Medi-Cal performance.
JAN 22Circadian rhythms can be modified for potential treatment of disorders
JAN 08Dr. Jason Zell receives the National Cancer Institute's leadership award.
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