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Natalie Engmann
February 03, 2017

Women whose breasts are composed largely of glandular tissue, rather than fat, have an amplified risk of breast cancer, which exceeds the impact of other widely known risks on a population level, including family history of the disease, personal history of benign lesions and first full-term pregnancy over age 30.

photo of adult holding child's hands in hospital bed
December 15, 2016

Newborns with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) — a common virus in the herpes family — may have an increased risk of developing acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), according to new research published in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).

Nurse testing girl for malaria
November 18, 2016

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded UC San Francisco’s Global Health Group’s 

Robert Hiatt at SF-CAN launch
November 16, 2016

A group that includes UC San Francisco, the City and County of San Francisco, the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH), and health care and community organizations has launched the 

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