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Discoveries 2004-2005

  • From the Director
    The Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) is uniquely suited to forming novel partnerships for two reasons: The UCLA culture of collaboration and the venture philanthropy provided by the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation (JCCF). (read article...)
  • Partnerships: High-Tech, High-touch
    The new direction of cancer research at UCLA -- interdisciplinary partnerships to uncover new and better ways to prevent, detect and treat cancers. (read article...)
  • The Next New Thing
    The W. M. Keck Epithelial Cell Cancer Biology Program will use the emerging field of nanotechnology to uncover the complex nature of tumors. (read article...)
  • The Greatest Gift, the Gift of Life
    An experimental vaccine did for Carol McSeveney what surgery, radiation and Interferon could not -- beat back the stage IV melanoma that threatened to take her life. (read article...)
  • Junior Faculty: Joining the fight against cancer
    Four faculty members join the team of renowned scientists and physicians at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center. (read article...)
  • Scientific Standouts: (read article...)
    These scientific standouts are battling cancer on all fronts from the lab to the clinic.
    Anna Wu: Scanning for the Future of Cancer Therapy.
    Dr. Mark Pegram: Targeting Therapies -- Treating Cancers Without Chemotherapy.
    Dr. Nori Kasahara: Developing a Stealth Virus for Gene Therapy.
    Tim Solberg: Developing a Better Way to Deliver Radiation Therapy
  • Shared Resources
    A variety of shared resources are available to aid Jonsson Cancer Center researchers in their efforts to find more effective ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. (read article...)
  • Programs at JCCC
    Jonsson Cancer Center's 13 program areas promote basic, clinical/translational and cancer prevention and control research, and foster interdisciplinary research across academic units. (read article...)
  • Calm Water in a Sea of Uncertainty
    Genetic counselor Joyce Seldon helps whole families through the stressful experience of finding out whether they carry a gene that significantly increase their risk of cancer. (read article...)
  • News of the Center
    UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center named Best in the West for the fifth consecutive year. (read article...)
  • Award-Winning Faculty
    Jonsson Cancer Center scientists honored for their outstanding research efforts. (more...)

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