The latest news and research from SFCAN partners.
Sep 1, 2020
UCSF doctor hopes death of actor Chadwick Boseman will raise awareness as more young people diagnosed with colon cancer
In recent years, colon cancer has been affecting young people at much higher rates, according to a doctor at UCSF. Fremont resident Joe Perry has been battling this cancer for 3 years. He opened up to ABC7 News about his struggle.
Jul 1, 2020
Reigniting Colorectal Cancer Screening As Communities Face And Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Playbook
This resource provides an action-oriented playbook to be adopted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and aims to align NCCRT members, 80% pledged partners, and colorectal cancer screening advocates across the nation to work together to reignite our screening efforts appropriately, safely, and equally for all communities.
Feb 28, 2020
Advancing Cancer Control in San Francisco: Cancer Screening in Under-Represented Populations
Cancer risk and screening data are limited in their ability to inform local interventions to reduce the burden of cancer in vulnerable populations. The San Francisco Health Information National Trends Survey was developed and administered to assess the use of cancer-related information among under-represented populations in San Francisco to provide baseline data for the San Francisco Cancer Initiative.
Dec 18, 2018
Berkeley City Council To Introduce Ordinance Prohibiting the Citywide Sale of Menthol and All-Flavored Tobacco Products
Following the lead of San Francisco, Richmond, Beverly Hills, Santa Cruz, and Alameda, Berkeley is poised to become the next U.S. city to prohibit the sale of menthol and all flavored tobacco products CITYWIDE.
Sep 9, 2017
At Annual Symposium Abundant Life Health Ministries Shifts Focus to Disparities in Cancer Care
On September 9th, a group of dedicated church health ministry leaders from around the Bay Area gathered at the UCSF Mission Bay campus for the 10th Annual Abundant Life Health Ministries Symposium.