UCSF is a major referral center for all types of strokes and diseases affecting the brain, head, neck, and spine. Dr. Randall Higashida, chief of neuro interventional radiology, explains why seeking medical attention immediately is crucial.

Breast cancer survivor Laura Holmes Haddad has a new outlook on life. Since battling the disease, she’s become an advocate and voice for cancer patients

For patients battling breast cancer, feeling simply like a medical record number can be devastating. UCSF’s breast cancer care team, made up of doctors, techs, and nurses, understands the importance of developing a deep and supportive connection with patients during such a trying and emotional time.

Working at the forefront of breast imaging, Dr. Bonnie Joe steadily pushes for improvement in daily practice, national health policy, and technological development. At the center of her commitment? Saving more lives.

On Tuesday, October 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., join UCSF's world-class breast health experts and cancer survivor and patient advocate Laura Holmes Haddad for refreshments and conversation about what cancer patients need from those around them. This free event is open to the public and to health care professionals.

Fast-moving innovations in radiology allow more precision for diagnosis, treatment, disease management, and patient safety.