CPIC in the News 2009

December 4, 2009

HemOnc Today - "Exposure to high levels of secondhand smoke may increase postmenopausal breast cancer risk"

December 2009

Real Simple magazine - "You, improved: The latest news, research, and vital information to help you lead a healthier life"

November 23, 2009

7x7 Magazine's "The Bigelow Report" - "Northern California Cancer Center celebrates its 35th anniversary"

November 20, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle - "Letter to the editor: Research goal is prevention"

November 10, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle - "Leaders in fight against cancer share spotlight"

November 2009

Nutrition Action Healthletter - "Soy what? The jury's still out on soy's benefits"

October 27, 2009

Examiner.com - "8th Annual NFL Celebrity Servers benefit featuring Patrick Willis, Takeo Spikes, and more"

October 17, 2009

Marin Independent Journal, Contra Costa Times - "Hormone therapy possible culprit for Marin's high breast cancer rate"

October 1, 2009

San Francisco Business Times - UCSF, other UC med centers, get $10.1M to revamp breast cancer study/care"

September 24, 2009

Reuters - "Northern California Cancer Center finds increased risk of most common form of childhood leukemia associated with residential proximity to agricultural pesticides"

August 5, 2009

WCCO/CBS - "Hormone maker paid ghostwriters to push product"

July 28, 2009

National Cancer Institute Cancer Bulletin - "More women are choosing mastectomies at Mayo Clinic"

July 20, 2009

Reuters - "Northern California Cancer Center's first-of-its-kind research reveals low socioeconomic status often equals poor chance of lymphoma survival"

July 15, 2009

Science Daily - "Childhood cancer risk increases with mother's age"

July 15, 2009

San Jose Mercury News - "Letter to the editor: Supporting cancer prevention research"

July 8, 2009

Silicon Valley Mercury News - "Carly Fiorina: California must invest in cancer research, despite shortfall"

June 26, 2009

United Press International - "Urban-rural breast cancer disparities"

April 14, 2009

Reuters - "Sally L. Glaser, Ph.D., named CEO of the Northern California Cancer Center"

April 14, 2009

Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal - "Glaser to head Northern California Cancer Center"

April 12, 2009

The California Voice - "Elders to keynote African American Breast Cancer Conference"

April 6, 2009

Oakland Post - "Former Surgeon General to speak at African American Breast Cancer Conference"

March 6, 2009

InsideBayArea.com - "Breast cancer conference to be held Saturday in San Francisco"

March 4, 2009

The Argus, Contra Costa Times, Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, San Mateo County Times, Tri-Valley Herald - "Melanoma, a deadly skin cancer, is rising rapidly in the United States" (InsideBayArea.com)

March 4, 2009

KCBS News - "Skin Cancer Rates Increase: Researcher Tina Clark, discusses a study by the Northern California Cancer Center, which says the number of people being diagnosed with melanoma is growing rapidly"

March 1, 2009

KPFA Radio - NCCC's Tina Clarke, Ph.D. on her recent melanoma study findings (clip featured from 26:13-29:23)

February 9, 2009

Medscape Medical News - "Breast cancer risk varies among Mexican-born and American-born Hispanics" (Access to article requires registration, but registration is free.)

February 7, 2009

KCBS News - "Cancer in the Man-Made World: Dr. Scarlett Gomez on the research being conducted for the Northern California Cancer Center, that looks for correlations between the "built environment" and the disease."

February 5, 2009

US News & World Report - "Two-thirds of Hispanic women discover breast cancer themselves: But half wait at least a month before seeking help, research shows"

February 4, 2009

CNNHealth.com - "Study: Hormone therapy caused breast cancer in thousands"

February 4, 2009

CNNhealth.com - "Research shows Hispanic women get breast cancer late"

February 4, 2009

American Association of Cancer Research (press release) - "Hispanic women and breast cancer: An understudied group"




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