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Welcome to the SDSU / UCSD Cancer Partnership

Our Mission:

The goal of the San Diego State University and UC San Diego Cancer Partnership is to advance cancer health equity through excellence in cancer research, cancer education, and community engagement in San Diego and Imperial Counties.

News, Events, & Important Dates

Health Education Program

We have recruited individuals between the ages of 50 and 75 for this cancer screening opportunity. Click here to learn more about our JUNTOS Contra el Cáncer (United against Cancer) program.

Partnership Scholars Announced in April

Thank you to everyone who applied to our Summer 2020 Partnership Scholars program. Click below for important upcoming dates.

Request for Applications

In the past four years we have funded 8 research projects. We invite you to learn more about our program. Click below to review the latest RFA.

Our Programs

community outreach


Fostering community-academic partnerships to support cancer disparities research and dissemination of evidence-based cancer prevention recommendations to underserved communities and their providers.
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community outreach


Providing educational and career development opportunities to current and future cancer scientists and physicians, especially those from under-represented populations throughout San Diego.
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community outreach


Supporting cancer research by funding state-of-the-art collaborative research projects to create successful, long-term research collaborations between SDSU and UCSD to advance cancer care in San Diego and beyond.
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community members


undergraduate students


research papers
in 4 years

Our Institutions