Data from a recent study suggests that secondary breast cancer diagnosis rates in the US are higher among African American women than Caucasian women.

In August, the new Center of Research Translation for the Study of Osteoarthritis, a joint effort between UCSF and UC Davis, was announced. It is now officially off the ground.

While the results of the NLST are encouraging for early lung cancer detection, additional unexpected benefits require supplementary research.

San Francisco General Hospital has become the first hospital in the country to gain certification for treatment of traumatic brain injury based on its medical skills, imaging technologies, neuro- monitoring capabilities, and research.

UCSF has launched the Lung Cancer Screening Program, an initiative designed for early cancer detection through low- dose CT.

A recent special featuring UCSF's Dr. Pratik Mukherjee, M.D., Ph. D., explored the difficulties in using medical imaging technologies to research the effects of concussions on the human brain, focusing on those sustained through athletic injuries.