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Our unique blend of cancer research and patient care is transforming cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Established in 1978, Moores Cancer Center is the region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. This designation is reserved for centers with the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care, education and community contributions.

Latest from UCSD Moores Cancer Center


Making the Most of Molecular Testing in Breast Cancer

August 12, 2021

Drs. Brown and Kurzrock discuss the current and future applications of next-generation sequencing in breast cancer, the role of tissue-based testing in light of the growing role for liquid-based testing, and some of the emerging technologies that could overcome current barriers to biomarker testing.

Study Uses Precision Medicine to Speed Drug Testing for Pancreatic Cancer

April 22, 2021

Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health is among the few clinical trial sites in the U.S. for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s newly created Precision Promise, the first large-scale precision medicine trial designed to transform outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.