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    Scripps Pancreatic Cancer Expert Interviewed in Coast News

    In a recent article published in the Coast News, Carmel Valley resident Darren Sigal, MD, shared his insights into the latest developments in pancreatic cancer treatment. Dr. Sigal is a gastrointestinal oncologist at Scripps Clinic who also conducts clinical research to help find more effective ways ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Column by Scripps Physician Explores Ownership of DNA Data

    In a guest column for the website Medium, Scripps Health cardiologist and researcher Eric Topol, MD, explored what the much publicized battle between the California consumer genomics company 23andMe and the Food and Drug Administration reveals about the larger, more complex debate over control of ...

    • Friday, January 23rd, 2015
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Cancer Conference Previewed by Scientific Research News Service

    Science and research news service Phys.org recently published a preview of Scripps Health’s 35th annual Hematology and Oncology Conference, planned for Feb. 14 through Feb. 17. The event will bring together experts from the nation’s leading cancer centers to explore ways to bring the ...

  • Blog: Front-line Leader

    What It Takes to Open a New Hospital

    I recently visited the front lines of our new Prebys Cardiovascular Institute, which will be the most advanced center fo…

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps MD Discusses Power of Online Patient Communities

    Scripps Health cardiologist and Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, told iHealthBeat that the growing popularity of online patient communities is helping to reshape the doctor-patient relationship. Listen to the iHealthBeat report: Online Patient Communities Empowering Patients, Transforming Care

    • Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
  • Scripps in the News

    San Diego Business Journal Covers Scripps’ Role in Integrative Medicine

    A recent article in the San Diego Business Journal explores the trend of people ages 18-32 embracing integrative medicine to maintain their overall health and well-being. Christopher Suhar, MD, director of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, shared his perspectives for the article. Scripps ...

  • News

    5 Ways Proton Therapy Treats GI and Colorectal Cancers

    Patients who have been diagnosed with gastrointestinal (GI) and colorectal cancers often undergo aggressive treatments to treat their cancer. But there is an alternative therapy that targets the tumor while sparing healthy tissue. Scripps Proton Therapy Center is especially equipped to deliver ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Chief Academic Officer Nominated for Most Influential Physician Executive List

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, is among 150 leading physicians across the country who are nominated for Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual list of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders.” A leading expert in the fast-emerging world of ...

    • Friday, January 16th, 2015
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps' Role in Pancreatic Cancer Care Covered by Carmel Valley News

    The Carmel Valley News recently interviewed Darren Sigal, MD, about Scripps Clinic’s leading role in clinical research and care for patients with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Sigal is a co-founder of Scripps’ pancreas and bile duct cancer group, which is a team of doctors from various medical ...

  • Scripps in the News

    FDA Approves Device for Weight Loss

    On Jan. 15 the Food and Drug Administration approved a vagal nerve stimulator for the treatment of obesity. Ken Fujioka, MD, and Mark Takata, MD, both of the Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management shared their expertise with the media.