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Lung Cancer Screening: Who, How and When to Refer Video

Lung Cancer Screening: Who, How and When to Refer

†horacic radiologist Brett M. Elicker, MD, and thoracic surgeon Johannes Kratz, MD, present about current lung cancer screening guidelines: who, how, and when to refer.
UCSF Osher Center Overview: Integrative Medicine’s Value for Providers and Patients Video

UCSF Osher Center Overview: Integrative Medicine’s Value for Providers and Patients

Sanford C. Newmark, MD, medical director of the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, explains what integrative medicine is (hint: it’s neither “alternative medicine” nor homeopathy) and how referred patients can benefit from its proven techniques.
Screening for Cervical Cancer: New Evidence on Options and Outcomes Video

Screening for Cervical Cancer: New Evidence on Options and Outcomes

Gynecologic oncologist Megan Swanson, MD, MPH, deciphers recent changes to cervical cancer screening guidelines and uses the data to illuminate the relative value of test options – Pap smears, detection of high-risk HPV strains, or both tests together.
Get Current on COVID: The Evidence on Vaccine Efficacy and Strategies for Immunocompromised Patients Video

Get Current on COVID: The Evidence on Vaccine Efficacy and Strategies for Immunocompromised Patients

A panel of experts answers all the current questions on breakthrough infections, who needs boosters, whether to keep recommending masks, and the future of variants, with a spotlight on meeting the needs of the immunocompromised, such as organ transplant recipients and cancer patients. Bonus: what to know about molnupiravir to treat COVID-19.
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

Pandemic Perplexities: Experts Address Safety, Cancer Care Delivery and Other Issues Video

Pandemic Perplexities: Experts Address Safety, Cancer Care Delivery and Other Issues

With a panel representing oncology, epidemiology and infectious disease medicine, this presentation sorts out the data to illuminate issues in caring for immunocompromised, COVID-infected and cancer patients
Cancer Update: Safe Opioid Use and Innovations in Blood Cancer Therapies Video

Cancer Update: Safe Opioid Use and Innovations in Blood Cancer Therapies

In this three-part presentation, UCSF substance use experts offer prescribing strategies and tips on patient communication to ensure pain relief without enabling drug dependence.
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.
Tour UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital Video

Tour UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital

UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital represents the culmination of the science and expertise that has made our cancer program second to none.
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.
Approaches to Hematologic Cancers Video

Approaches to Hematologic Cancers

Jeffrey Wolf, MD, director of the Myeloma Program at UCSF Health, discusses the traditional approaches to hematologic cancers.

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