Press Releases 2009

February 3, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center hosts 8th annual "Allison Taylor Holbrooks/Barbara Jo Johnson Breast Cancer Conference" March 7 in San Francisco.

February 4, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center reports rapid increase in melanoma rates nationally.

February 4, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center scientists some of the first to investigate role of built environment on cancer risk.

March 9, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center study seeks to improve colorectal cancer awareness and screening in Bay Area Vietnamese communities: Work of Dr. Bang Nguyen and colleagues tailors screening intervention approach for Vietnamese populations.

April 14, 2009

Sally L. Glaser, Ph.D. named CEO of the Northern California Cancer Center. Specialist in Hodgkin lymphoma to lead cancer prevention efforts at one of the nation's largest prevention-focused cancer research centers.

June 26, 2009

Varying reductions in breast cancer suggest hormone therapy to blame

July 9, 2009

JNCI News Brief: Breast cancer hormone receptor status and risk of a second primary tumor

July 20, 2009

NCCC’s first-of-its-kind research reveals low socioeconomic status often equals poor chance of lymphoma survival

September 3, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center seminar at Stanford University Sept. 23 to tell consumers "Things You Don't Know" about soy products and drug, food, and herb interactions

September 9, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center seminar at Fort Mason/San Francisco Sept. 16 to teach skills in personal advocacy for better health care

September 14, 2009

Largest study of teachers in the U.S. yields valuable information about cancers and health in women

September 24, 2009

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

September 29, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center part of revolutionary statewide UC collaboration targeting breast cancer

October 6, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center celebrates its 35th Anniversary: Celebration honors Hilary Newsom Callan and Geoff Callan and Dr. Alice Whittemore. Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz, Keynote Speaker. November 4, 2009 in San Francisco

October 19, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center (NCCC) conference Nov. 14 in San Francisco addresses 'the New Normal' for cancer survivors and their families

December 3, 2009

Northern California Cancer Center's findings on breast cancer and secondhand smoke released internationally by the American Association for Cancer Research


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