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Judith A. Luce, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Program Member, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center


Box 0874, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0874


(415) 476-4082, x414


(415) 476-6953



University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, B.A., 1970, Biology

University of California, San Francisco, CA, M.D., 1974, Medicine

University of Colorado, Denver, CO, Residency, 1974-77, Internal Medicine

University of Colorado, Denver, CO, Fellowship, 1977-78, Hematology

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Fellowship, 1978-80, Medical Oncology

Acting Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington; Research Assistant of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Assistant Research Virologist, Cancer Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Other Activities

Fellow, American College of Physicians; Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Chairman, San Francisco Oncology Group; Member, Northern California Oncology Group.

Attending Physician, Seton Medical Center, Daly City, CA.

Director, Inpatient Oncology Unit, Seton Medical Center.

Attending Physician, St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, CA.

Chairman, Cancer Committee, San Francisco General Hospital

Director, Oncology Services, San Francisco General Hospital.

American Cancer Society: Member Prof. Education Committee., San Francisco Unit,1982-1986 Chairman, Professional Education Committee, San Francisco Unit, 1988-1996; Pres., San Francisco Unit, 1990-92

Chairman, California Division Breast Health Task Force, Chairman, Research Committee. 1994-1996

California State Breast Cancer Research Program, Council Member

Medical Payments Review Committee, California Health Collaborative Breast Cancer Fund

National Merit Scholar, 1966
Honors at Entrance, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1966
Chancellor's Award, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1966
Honors at Graduation, Honors in Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1970
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1973
American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1979-80
Young Investigator Award, National Cancer Institute, 1982
Kaiser Teaching Award, UC San Francisco, 1990

Neiman, P.E., Beemon, K.L., Luce, J.A. "Independent recombination between avian leukosis virus terminal sequences and host DNA in virus-induced proliferative disease." Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 78(3):1896-1900, 1981.

Luce, J. A., Schubach, W.H., Groudine, M., Neiman, P.E. "Activation of c-myc in the vicinity of the integration site of an exogenous provirus in a cell line derived from an avian leukosis virus (ALV) induced bursal Iymphoma." Poster Session: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meeting on RNA Tumor Viruses, May, 1981.

Goubin, G. Goldman, D.S., Luce, J., Neiman, P.E., Cooper, G.M. "Molecular cloning and nucleotide sequence of a transforming gene detected by transfection of chicken B-cell Iymphoma DNA." Nature 302:114-19, 1983.

Luce, J.A. "Hemostatic Failure;" "Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation;" "Blood Banking and Blood Products;" "Anticoagulation and Fibrinolysis." in Luce, J.M. and Pierson, D.J., eds. Critical Care Medicine. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1988. pp 485-524.

Luce, J.A. "A Clinical Approach to Bleeding Disorders in the Intensive Care Unit." in George, R. B., ed. Pulmonarv and Critical Care Update. Princeton: American College of Chest Physicians, 1988. Vol 3, Lesson 21.

Larson, D.A., Bottles, K., Federle, M., Fippin, L., and Luce, J.A. "Skeletal muscle metastases from pancreatic cancer." Onkologie 11:282-285, 1988.

Luce, J.A. "Rational Use of Blood and Blood Products in Critically lll Patients." in George, R.B.,ed. Pulmonary and Critical Care Update. Princeton: American College of Chest Physicians, 1990. Vol. 5, pp

Luce, J.A. and Ziegler J.L. "AIDS and Cancer" in Brain, M.C. and Carbone, P.P., eds. Current Therapy in Hematology-Oncology. Philadelphia: B.C.Decker, 1991. pp409-413.

Luce, J.A. "Hematology" in Matthay, R.A., Matthay, M.A., and Wiedemann, H.P., eds. Annual Review of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. 1991 Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, pp235-252.

Valone FH., Gandara DR, Deisseroth AB, Perez EA, Rayner A, Aronson FR, Luce, J. and Paradise, C. "Interleukin 2, Cisplatin, and 5-Fluorouracil for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung and Head/Neck Carcinomas" J. Immunotherapy 10:207-213, 1991.

Valone FH, Gandara DR, Luce JA, Wall, S, Perez EA, Braham N, George M. and Letvak L. "Phase I Trial of a Five Day Infusion of L-Leucovorin plus daily Bolus 5-Fluorouracil in Patients with Advanced Gastrointestinal Malignancies." Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol., 32(3):215-20, 1993.

Swig, L., Cook, M., Luce, JA, et al. "Physician Responses to a Hospital Policy Allowing Them to Not Offer Cardiopulmonary Resusitation." J. Amer. Geriatrics Society, 44:1215-1219, 1996

Komanduri, K, Luce, JA, McGrath, MS, et al. "The Natural History and Molecular Heterogeneity of HIV-Associated Primary Malignant Lymphomatous Effusions." J. AIDS 13:215-226, 1996.

Rhoads, KF, Luce, JA, Knudson, MM. "Breast Cancer Beliefs and Behaviors at the San Francisco General Hospital." The Breast Journal, 6(1):20-26, 2000.

Luce, JA. "Lymphoma, Lymphoproliferative Diseases and Other Primary Malignant Tumors." In Murray, J.E. and Nadel, J.A., eds. Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 3rd Edition. Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders, 2000. Chapter 47, pp. 1453-1468.

Luce, JA. "Metastatic Malignant Tumors" in Murray, JE and Nadel JA, eds. Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 3rd Edition. Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 2000. Chapter 48, 1469-1476.

Luce, JA. "Oncologic Emergencies." In Goldman, L., Wachter, R., Hollander, H., eds. Hospital Medicine. J. B. Lippincott, 2000. Chapter 78, 737-745.

Luce, J.M. and Luce, J.A. "Management of Dyspnea in Patients with Far-Advanced Lung Disease: Once I Lose It It's Kind of Hard to Catch It." JAMA, 285(10):1331-1338, 2001.

Hiatt, R. A., Pasick, R. J., Stewart, S., Bloom, J., Davis, P., Gardiner, P., Johnston, M., Luce, J., Schorr, K., Brunner, W., Stroud, F. "Community-based Cancer Screening for Underserved Women: Design and Baseline Findings from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Intervention Study (BACCIS)." In press, 2001.


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