brainstem nerve


Close-up photo of Kris Hardin's painting at the opening reception of “For the Love of Art”, UCSF Neuro-Oncology’s art exhibition of patients’ artwork held on April 6, 2023 in the Faculty Alumni House on the Parnassus Campus. Photo by Todd Dubnicoff.
New Art Exhibit Showcases Work from Patients with a Brain Tumor
Events, Patient Care, Patient Stories
Family posing for a photo outside in front of a tree
21-year-survivor on how to live well with brain cancer
Patient Care, Patient Stories
UCSF neuro-oncologist Nancy Ann Oberheim Bush, MD, PhD with patient

While various immunotherapies work through different mechanisms, they are all designed to enhance the immune system’s ability to recognize and target cancer cells. Pembrolizumab does so by binding and inhibiting PD-1, a protein that normally protects the body from attacking itself.

Patient Care, Research