Latest Northern California Cancer Center Stories

2012-12-08 05:01:20

New COO looks to broaden CPIC's revenue base. FREMONT, CALIF.

2011-02-15 11:58:00

Rates are higher among US-born than non-US-born Hispanic men FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Thirty-year-old Pedro Espinosa's chances of developing liver cancer just skyrocketed.

2010-10-21 17:33:00

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Institute has awarded a $2.6 million grant to the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC).

2010-06-28 14:28:00

FREMONT, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark study, scientists from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have discovered a startling 19.6-year gap in life expectancy between poor black men and affluent Asian women. According to the research, Asian females with the highest socioeconomic status had a life expectancy of 84.9 years, whereas the life expectancy for African-American males of the lowest socioeconomic status was 65.3 years. These results come from...

2010-03-20 11:05:00

Although Asian Americans have long been portrayed as a "model minority" with few major problems, data released online today in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) reveal that distinct groups of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPI) differ widely in death and disease rates, including from breast cancer and other conditions such as heart disease, and stand to benefit strongly from culturally appropriate care.

2010-03-18 14:34:00

Data Challenges Myth About Population Traditionally Thought Not Affected U.S.-Born Chinese And Filipino Women And U.S.- And Foreign-Born Japanese Women Have Highest Rates In California FREMONT, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research scientists from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) released the results of a study of breast cancer in Asian women which examined their cancer rates by ethnicity, age and immigrant status.

2010-03-01 13:58:00

STANFORD, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kim Rhoads, MD, MPH, has been appointed director of cancer education and community partnership for the Stanford Cancer Center and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California. Rhoads, who will continue to serve as an assistant professor of surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine, brings to the newly created position a combination of specialized clinical and research training, along with unique experience as a community...

2010-02-17 12:13:00

New Name Highlights Mission: To Prevent Cancer and to Reduce Its Burden Where It Cannot Yet Be Prevented FREMONT, Calif., Feb.

2010-01-14 13:00:00


2009-12-03 12:37:00

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released findings today from one of the largest studies to date on passive smoking and breast cancer in women conducted by the Northern California Cancer Center (NCCC).

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.