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Proven, Practical Prevention: Lower Your Patients’ Cancer Risks – and Anxiety Video

Proven, Practical Prevention: Lower Your Patients’ Cancer Risks – and Anxiety

In this second part of her series on lifestyle and cancer, medical oncologist Natalie Marshall, MD, offers evidence-based answers to common questions on diet, sleep, and other risk-related factors.
How Technology, Human Values and New Scrutiny of Old Methods Are Improving Cancer Outcomes Video

How Technology, Human Values and New Scrutiny of Old Methods Are Improving Cancer Outcomes

Three surgical oncologists offer exciting news on hepatobiliary, thyroid and breast cancers. First up is a look at benefits of minimally invasive robotic surgery for rectal cancers; regional therapy for metastatic GI cancer; 3D virtual surgical planning; and biomarkers for pancreatic cysts.
CBC: Optimizing Use of an Everyday Blood Test Video

CBC: Optimizing Use of an Everyday Blood Test

Hematologist Neil Dunavin, MD, a specialist in blood cancers and BMT, elucidates the commonly ordered yet imperfectly understood complete blood count, with guidance on which differential type to order and which results call for investigation.
Screening Guidelines for Common Cancers: A Lifesaving Update Video

Screening Guidelines for Common Cancers: A Lifesaving Update

In just 35 minutes, hematologist-oncologist Akshiv Malhotra, MD, presents the current recommendations on cervical, breast, colon and lung cancers, breaking down the test options for each and when to start tests based on a patient’s risk.
Cancer Preventive Care: Empower Your Patients to Take Small-But-Significant Steps Video

Cancer Preventive Care: Empower Your Patients to Take Small-But-Significant Steps

Patients worry about cancer but struggle to make lifestyle changes. Here’s how to discuss factors they can control and realistic steps they can take.
A Concise Guide to Colorectal Cancer for Primary Care Providers Video

A Concise Guide to Colorectal Cancer for Primary Care Providers

This presentation on colorectal cancer – the third most common cancer in the U.S. – unpacks the risk factors (including how to assess family history); reviews symptoms, treatments and survival data; and offers guidance on meeting patients’ post-treatment needs.
Breast Changes: Managing Lumps, Pain, Discharge and Other Common Concerns Video

Breast Changes: Managing Lumps, Pain, Discharge and Other Common Concerns

Breast anatomy is complex, and everything from aging to implants can make exams tricky. Breast surgeon Shoko Emily Abe, MD, FACS, offers help with working up common issues that are often benign yet may require treatment or follow-up.
A Better Understanding of Breast Cancer Risk: How to Find the Best Options for Individual Patients Video

A Better Understanding of Breast Cancer Risk: How to Find the Best Options for Individual Patients

Doctors must weigh numerous factors as they seek to identify and manage patients at high breast cancer risk.
Hope on the Horizon: Specialists Reveal New Approaches to Deadly Malignancies Video

Hope on the Horizon: Specialists Reveal New Approaches to Deadly Malignancies

Here’s an exciting look at recent improvements in our understanding and management of certain malignancies normally associated with a poor prognosis.
Anal Cancer: A Primary Care Guide to Risks and Screening Video

Anal Cancer: A Primary Care Guide to Risks and Screening

Infectious disease specialist Cristina Brickman, MD, MSCE, explains how common anal cancer really is, which HPV types are associated, which patient populations should be screened and when to start – and when to refer to a specialist. Videos demonstrate proper technique for anal cytology collection and digital anorectal exams.
Cancer Center Grand Rounds Series Symposium

Cancer Center Grand Rounds Series

Update on Liver Lesions: What Works in Managing HCC Video

Update on Liver Lesions: What Works in Managing HCC

Based on clear metrics, transplant hepatologist Neil Mehta, MD, presents diagnostic criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma, then shows how UCSF’s HCC team reaches decisions on treatment for individual cases – with plans ranging from resection or ablation to downstaging drugs and transplantation.
Strategies for Head and Neck Cancer: What to Look, Feel and Listen For Video

Strategies for Head and Neck Cancer: What to Look, Feel and Listen For

UCSF specialist Chase Heaton, MD, presents a guide to identifying head and neck cancers, including steps, tools and tips for a comprehensive exam; alarm-bell statements from your patients; and the one assumption you want to make about any neck lump.
Neck Knowledge: Diagnostics and Care for Growths in Adults Video

Neck Knowledge: Diagnostics and Care for Growths in Adults

Dr. Patrick Ha, UCSF’s chief of head and neck surgical oncology, breaks down the neck’s complex anatomy and provides a case-based discussion of common growths – including developmental cysts, salivary gland disorders, thyroid masses and HPV-related cancers. Included is a useful diagnostic flowchart.
Neuro-Oncology Support Presentations Symposium

Neuro-Oncology Support Presentations

Educational lectures that are tailored for people with brain tumors or their caregivers
Adrenal Tumors and Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy (PRA): A Case Study Video

Adrenal Tumors and Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy (PRA): A Case Study

Sanziana Roman, MD, an endocrine surgeon, discusses a patient’s treatment for a tumor in the retroperitoneum, near the adrenal gland.
Case Study: Multiple Myeloma and Novel Immunotherapy Approaches Video

Case Study: Multiple Myeloma and Novel Immunotherapy Approaches

Hematologist Nina Shah discusses the treatment plan of a patient diagnosed with a smoldering multiple myeloma (MM).
Incorporating Clinical Trials Into Patient Care: A Unique Approach to Treating Head & Neck Cancer Video

Incorporating Clinical Trials Into Patient Care: A Unique Approach to Treating Head & Neck Cancer

With the advent of immunotherapy, UCSF physicians are incorporating clinical trials into head and neck cancer patient care and changing the treatment paradigm.
Mammography 101 Video

Mammography 101

Bonnie Joe, MD explains the differences between screening and diagnostic mammography, shows evidence for screening, answers common questions about radiation risk and false positives and discusses digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography.
Breast MRI and Advanced Breast Intervention Video

Breast MRI and Advanced Breast Intervention

Bonnie Joe, MD, PhD, discusses how breast MRI is performed, common indications for breast MRI and advanced methods for biopsy and pre-surgical localization of tumors.
Cancer Immunotherapy: Promise and Pitfalls Video

Cancer Immunotherapy: Promise and Pitfalls

Oncologist David Oh speaks at the October 2017 Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum about key developments in immunotherapy like immune checkpoint inhibitors and T-cell therapies, plus its use in experimental approaches to breast cancer treatment.
Salivary Gland Transfer for Head & Neck Cancer Patients Video

Salivary Gland Transfer for Head & Neck Cancer Patients

Discover the surprising way a simple surgery can vastly improve quality of life for head and neck cancer patients after radiation treatment. How? By moving the submandibular gland out of the way of the most intense radiation to prevent xerostomia.
Multiple Myeloma: Cutting-Edge Induction and Maintenance Therapies Lead to Improved Response Rates and Survival for Newly Diagnosed Patients Video

Multiple Myeloma: Cutting-Edge Induction and Maintenance Therapies Lead to Improved Response Rates and Survival for Newly Diagnosed Patients

Take a deep dive into therapy options for newly diagnosed myeloma patients: whether three drugs are better than two, the case for lenalidomide maintenance therapy, the many improvements in induction treatment, the future of immunotherapy, and more.
Personalized Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer at UCSF Video

Personalized Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer at UCSF

Follow the journey of a UCSF patient with early-stage, high-risk lung cancer, from history to treatment and prognosis, including how surgeons chose to do a robotic assisted VATS lobectomy and an analysis of how well chemo is likely to work for her.

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