of UCSF's Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology group are the inaugural
recipients of the Helen Diller Family Quality Award, an honor that
recognizes exceptional commitment to providing superior patient
care. The group, led by gastrointestinal cancer expert Alan Venook,
MD, was named the top performer in the UCSF Helen Diller Family
Comprehensive Cancer Center's quality initiative, a pilot project
launched in 2007.