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Discoveries 2003-2004

  • From the Director
    The future of cancer treatment rests in targeted therapies -- "smart" drugs that take aim at the proteins, enzymes and pathways unique to cancer. (read article...)
  • Targeted Therapies Have Cancer in the Crosshairs
    The future of cancer treatment rests in targeted therapies -- "smart" drugs that take aim at the proteins, enzymes and pathways unique to cancer. (read article...)
  • Much More Than a Survivor
    Man beats chronic myeloid leukemia with a revolutionary pill that targets the mutation causing the cancer. (read article...)
  • Focusing on Prostate Cancer Research
    The National Cancer Institute has designated the UCLA prostate cancer program as a site of research excellence. (read article...)
  • Profile: Dr. James Economou
    Deputy Director James Economou brings together specialists from different UCLA departments to unite on a common goal: finding better ways to prevent, detect and treat cancer. (read article...)
  • Scientific Standout: (read article...)
    These scientific standouts are battling cancer on all fronts from the lab to the clinic.
    Dr. Carolyn Britten: Testing the newest therapies
    Dr. Ren Sun: Studying how viruses may cause cancers
    Dr. Lawrence Bassett: The future of breast cancer screening
    Dr. Denise Aberle: Finding better ways to detect lung cancer
  • Shouldering the Heavy Burden of Cancer
    Minority and under-served patients gain access to leading-edge cancer treatments under new partnership linking the Jonsson Cancer Center to Drew University. (read article...)
  • New Faculty
    Four new faculty members join the team of renowned scientists and physicians at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center. (read article...)
  • CORE
    Seven new facilities allow cancer center investigators to stay on the leading-edge of science. (read article...)
  • Award-Winning Faculty
    Jonsson Cancer Center scientists win grants for their outstanding research efforts. (more...)
  • News of the Center
    UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center named Best in the West for the fourth consecutive year. (read article...)
  • Making Connections
    Lorena Iniguez is the voice of the Jonsson Cancer Center's clinical trials referral service. (more...)
  • The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation
    Ways to help advance cancer research and recent gifts of note. (more...)
  • On the cover: "Smart" drugs such as Herceptin and Gleevec, unlike the non-discriminating chemotherapy approach, take aim at the proteins, enzymes and pathways unique to cancer. They seek to fix what is broken in a cancer cell, leaving the healthy cells alone. (view cover...)

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