National and UCSF leaders discuss the current state of reproductive health and justice in the context of abortion access. This panel discusses the impacts of the movement to repeal the ACA, the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade, as well as the community-based programs helping women in need.
Gynecologic cancer can be a devastating disease that either directly or indirectly affects nearly every person in our society. Learn about recent discoveries and advances that are not just changing our understanding of these cancers but also creating more effective treatments.
Winning the War on Women’s Cancer – Introduction to Women’s Cancers
Learn about the risk factors, prevention, and treatment of gynecologic cancers: ovarian cancer, uterine (endometrial) cancer, and cervical cancer.
Genetics of Gynecologic Cancers
Find out what you need to know to make the best decisions about managing complex genetic information.
Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
Preoperative procedures for surgeries such as hysterectomy and ovarian cancer surgery.
Gynecologic Cancer Prevention
Learn about the risk factors, symptoms and prevention of cancers such as ovarian, uterine, and cervical.
Gynecologic Cancer Treatment
Explore treatments, other than surgery, to treat gynecologic cancer: radiation, cytotoxic chemotherapy, targeted treatments, and immunotherapy.
Sexual Health & Survivorship of Gynecologic Cancer
Surviving gynecologic cancer means follow-up care and regaining sexual health. Learn how often to be seen and what tests are needed.
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It seems obvious that men and women are different, biologically. But until the 20th century, serious women’s health research was largely neglected. It wasn’t until 1987 that the National Institutes of Health adopted guidelines to include women in clinical research.
Fortunately, things have changed.
In this new series from UC San Francisco’s Mini Medical School for the Public, you’ll discover the latest information about a woman’s unique health needs presented by UCSF faculty from the Women’s Health Center. Programs cover a wide spectrum of issues over the course of a woman’s life and address both comprehensive and integrative approaches to care.
Watch the following programs online now:
Every Patient is an Athlete: Using Exercise as Medicine
Dr. Carlin Senter is a primary care sports medicine doctor whose focus is to help patients of all ages stay active. She explores exercise and the athlete in every woman.
What’s New in Management of the Menopause?
Dr. Michael Policar, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF School of Medicine, explores what’s new in the management of menopause. From tips for living with hot flashes to hormone treatment, see what works and what doesn’t.
Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention: A Clinician’s Perspective
About one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer. Dr. Mindy Goldman, Director of the Women’s Cancer Care Program at UCSF, specializes in women’s health care and gynecology issues for breast cancer patients and those at risk for cancer. She presents a clinician’s perspective on screening and prevention of this all-too-common disease.
Stay tuned for these programs coming soon:
Browse all programs in Women’s Health: A Critical Update Across the Lifespan.
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Got ‘Superwoman Syndrome?’
In today’s fast-paced world, many women face a unique set of pressures as they juggle life at home, at work, with their friends, and even their appearance. This six-part UCSF Osher Mini MedicalSchool series investigates the origins of these stressors and their physiological impacts, as well as current, scientifically-proven strategies for managing priorities, fostering wellness and achieving a balanced portfolio for health.
The Evolution of Human Nutrition
Tracing the evolution of the human diet from our earliest ancestors can lead to a better understanding of human adaptation in the past and may also offer clues to the origin of many health problems we currently face, such as obesity and chronic disease. This new series from UC San Diego’s Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) focuses on the changing diets of our ancestors and what role these dietary transitions played in the evolution of humans.
Searching for Democracy
What does our democracy require of us? What are our shared values? How do we define and create a common good? Join the California Council for the Humanities and esteemed scholars, public intellectuals, policy specialists, journalists and authors for a series of conversations on the evolution of civic conversation and the changing nature of democracy over time.
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2012 Presidential Election Recap
It’s Time to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, with Mickey Edwards
Ambassador Martin S. Indyk: The Middle East in Turmoil – What Does It Mean for Israel?
Manifesto for a New Economy with James Gustave Speth
National Security in the 21st Century with General James Cartwright
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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and what better way to raise awareness than with informative updates from some of the foremost cancer researchers in the country at the University of California.
UCTV is proud to present this fine collection of content covering everything from prevention to plastic surgery and inspiring stories of breast cancer survivors.
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