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    In Concert for Cancer Set for March 11 Aboard USS Midway Museum

    San Diego – A contemporary jazz concert to benefit research and patient services at Scripps Cancer Center is set for Friday, March 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. aboard the USS Midway Museum, alongside Navy Pier in downtown San Diego. The inaugural “In Concert for Cancer” fundraising concert will ...

    • Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
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    Scripps Doctor Offers Alternative Tips to Manage Cancer Side Effects

    Dr. David Leopold of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine appeared on the Channel 6 morning show “San Diego Living” Jan. 20 to share the latest alternative approaches to managing the side effects of cancer treatment. Dr. Leopold and Dr. Michael Kosty of Scripps Cancer Center will ...

    • Thursday, January 20th, 2011
  • Scripps Tips - January 2011

    Scripps Expert Offers Advice to Avoid Youth Sports Injuries & Burnout; Little League Sign-ups Now Under Way Little League Baseball sign-ups are now beginning around the county. While taking part in youth sports can improve fitness and social skills, there are potential drawbacks. Even if ...

    • Saturday, January 1st, 2011
  • Scripps in the News

    The Savvy Patient - Take Time to Make a Record of Family Health History

    In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insights into the issue of knowing family health history. Most Americans understand that family history plays a big role in determining their health. A recent survey found that 96 percent ...

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    Scripps to Host Free Presentation Jan. 25 to Explore Latest Options for Easing Side Effects of Cancer Treatments

    San Diego – Cancer patients, families and friends can learn the latest strategies for treating side effects associated with cancer treatments at a free program Tuesday, Jan. 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla. “Managing Symptoms of Cancer Treatment: Body, Mind and Spirit” ...

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    Scripps Helps Brighten Holidays for Cancer Patients

    To help brighten the holiday season, Scripps Cancer Center hosted a special celebration Dec. 7 for members of its support group for ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer patients. Luncheon festivities included a red-carpet welcome, holiday carolers, a gift exchange, hat contest — and perhaps ...

    • Tuesday, December 7th, 2010
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    Top Five Areas for Genomic Medicine Advances Outlined for 2011

    San Diego – Advances in genomic medicine are expected to accelerate most notably in five key areas in 2011, following a year when the field made important strides toward addressing deep-rooted inefficiencies in health care delivery. That’s the opinion of Dr. Eric Topol, chief academic officer of ...

    • Monday, December 6th, 2010
  • Scripps Tips - December 2010

    Preventing Holiday Emergencies More than 12,000 people are treated in emergency rooms across the country each year due to falls, cuts, electrical shocks and burns from accidents related to holiday decorating, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians. Scripps Health emergency ...

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    New Play Explores How Families Communicate During Cancer; Free Performances Nov. 19-20 at Scripps Mercy Hospital

    San Diego – A new play that explores the dynamics of how patients, families and doctors communicate about cancer – from diagnosis through death – will be offered free to the public Friday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 20 at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest. The play, “Conversations About Cancer: A ...

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    Subcontractors Selected for Scripps Proton Therapy Center

    Developers of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center have announced the selection of eight subcontractors for the $200 million patient treatment facility, to be located in the Carroll Canyon area of Mira Mesa. The following have been selected as project subcontractors: Rick Engineering (San Diego, ...