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APR 1Turning Colon Cancer Cells Around
MAR 30Protecting Cancer Patients from COVID-19
MAR 18UC Irvine chemistry professors develop method for early cancer detection
MAR 12Setting her sights on a future without rectal cancer
MAR 8Professor Greg Weiss and collaborators have developed a method of detecting cancer molecules within minutes, a breakthrough that could save lives
MAR 5AI colonoscopy detects precancerous polyps
MAR 3Starve a tumor, feed a cell: How cancers can resist drugs
FEB 25Pancreatic cancer discovered during pregnancy
JAN 29Battling Brain Cancer on All Fronts


OCT 8Three UCI early-career researchers receive 2019 NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards
OCT 4Turning Grief Into Action
OCT 4Beating colon cancer with AI
OCT 2UCI, other researchers develop deep-learning technique to ID at-risk anatomy in CT scans
SEP 20UCI engineering researchers get $1.9 million grant from NIH for ‘microtsunami’ microscope
AUG 29UCI Startup Amberstone Biosciences Receives Grant for $225,000
AUG 22Oral Cancer Screening Technology Makes Big Impact on Underserved Community
JUL 22American Cancer Society honors UCI Health oncology chief Edward L. Nelson, MD
JUL 08UCI team pioneers cancer treatment that targets bone metastases while sparing bone
JUL 01UCI researchers to join national effort to build atlas of human breast cells
JUL 1UCI’s third annual Anti-Cancer Challenge sets fundraising record
JUN 27UCI doctors offer minimally-invasive treatment for early esophageal cancer
JUN 245 junior faculty awarded $50,000 Hellman Fellowships
JUN 19UCI biomedical engineer co-authors guide for federal investing in synthetic biology research
MAY 30UCI research helps shed new light on circadian clocks
MAY 15Study touts new method to reduce cognitive side effects of brain cancer radiation treatment
APR 22UCI to establish skin biology, diseases resource center with $4 million NIH award
APR 16UCI researcher creates videos and messages to boost vaccination rates and cancer screenings within Orange County's Vietnamese community.
APR 15New grants and studies give UCI researchers the chance to make a profound difference
APR 05Droplet screening set to accelerate immunotherapies into the clinic
MAR 28Dual-drug therapy may boost odds against a tough breast cancer
MAR 12Taking on tumors
JAN 14Brain cancer patient is the first to get untested treatment.


DEC 12Dr. Abraham Lee is named a fellow of National Academy of Inventors.
NOV 14Scientists engineer a better way to direct evolution.
NOV 06New immunotherapy technique can specifically target tumor cells, UCI study reports.
OCT 26Registration opens soon for the 2019 Anti-Cancer Challenge
OCT 25UCI Health improves cancer screening by pairing colonoscopies with AI technology
OCT 15Funding Opportunity: 2018-19 Anti-Cancer Challenge Research Funding Competition
OCT 01School of Medicine research team is awarded $3.4 million Cancer Moonshot initiative grant
SEP  10Study of scarless wound healing goes digital with 5-year, $3.3 million NIH grant to UCI trio
SEP 06UCI-led study reveals communication among organs, tissues regulating body’s energy
AUG 17Funding Opportunity: Single-cell RNA-seq Pilot and Feasibility Awards
JUN 28New study identifies anti-cancer effect of statins
JUN 06UCI establishes the Center for Cancer Systems Biology with a $10-million, five-year National Cancer Institute grant.
MAY 25UCI Center on Stress & Health awarded $6.3 million by National Institutes of Health
MAY 09American Association for Cancer Research-Aflac Inc. awards $100,000 to UCI cancer biologist Claudia Benavente
JAN 31UC Irvine scientists develop new chemical tool to study RNA structures inside cells
JAN 19UC Irvine lands $1-million Keck Foundation grant to develop new RNA tools


DEC 18Christine E. McLaren, PhD, receives the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
OCT 09Cancer Center member Andrej Luptak recipient of Pew Innovation Fund award
SEP 13UC cancer centers join forces to fight one of California's top killers
JUL 26A stem cell-based therapy developed by UC Irvine researchers selectively targets and kills cancer tissue without the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.
JUL 21UC Irvine neuro-oncologist Dr. Daniela Bota discusses glioblastoma, the type of brain tumor diagnosed in U.S. Sen. John McCain, with CBS Los Angeles.
JUN 26Chao family fights cancer with $5-million gift to endow chairs for top cancer researchers.
JUN 14Thousands participate in inaugural Anti-Cancer Challenge to raise funds for cancer research.
MAY 13Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Director Dr. Richard Van Etten explains how his mother motivated him to fight to eradicate cancer.
MAY 10$1.25-million gift will fund research for cancer therapy and regenerative medicine
MAR 07UC Irvine researchers led by Dr. Anand K. Ganesan have identified a key mutation that allows melanoma tumor cells to hide from the body's immune system.
FEB 28How to respond to soaring rates of colorectal cancer in young adults is a challenge for health providers, UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Jason Zell tells the New York Times.
FEB 24Stern Center Director Susan O'Brien, MD, discusses frontline treatment options for patients with newly diagnosed chronic lymphocytic leukemia in a video for Cancer Network.
FEB 10Study of Twitter-based smoking cessation program gets $2.5 million from NIH
FEB 01Mathematician Qing Nie awarded foundation grant to study cancer drug resistance
JAN 04Restyling nature’s designs to create cancer-fighting vaccines