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Dr. Ruth B. Goldstein began the exploration of her radiology tool of choice, ultrasound, by taking up its long traditional use in obstetrics and gynecology early in her career. In fact, she literally wrote the book on it.

UCSF Medical Center ranks among the nation's top 10 premier hospitals for the 15th consecutive year and is the best in Northern California, according to the 2016-2017 Best Hospitals Survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

Although traumatic brain injury is often a hidden injury, it is of epidemic proportions affecting millions of Americans. TBI is the “signature injury” of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Dr. Alisa Gean has worked for decades to improve care for those suffering from TBI.

Nearly one hundred sixty thousand people die every year in the U. S. from lung cancer -- a higher number than deaths from breast, prostate, colon, and ovarian cancers combined. But regular screening with low-dose radiation CT scans can catch lung cancer early.

On July 17, 2016, a team of staff, faculty, and friends of UCSF’s Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging hopes to raise major funds for Bay Area AIDS and HIV programs with AIDS Walk San Francisco. 

For Dr. Yee, virtual holography CT colonography (CTC) is the latest phase in a two-decade research career devoted to detecting colorectal cancer at earlier, more lifesaving stages.

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