Showing 171-180 news of 188 total

  • News Releases

    Scripps Translational Science Institute Contributes to Discovery of Cancer Gene

    SAN DIEGO – Researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) have contributed to a major genetic breakthrough – the discovery of a gene responsible for the majority of inherited cases of a common childhood cancer. The finding was reported online Aug. 24 in Nature. The finding promises ...

    • Monday, August 25th, 2008
  • News Releases

    Scripps Cancer Center Earns Network Accreditation

    Scripps Cancer Center Earns Network Accreditation from American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer SAN DIEGO – Scripps Cancer Center has become the first multi-hospital cancer program in California and one of only 28 nationally to earn network accreditation from the American College of ...

    • Monday, August 11th, 2008
  • News Releases

    Cancer Survivor’s Day Events Set at Scripps Memorial Hospital

    LA JOLLA – Scripps Cancer Center will host two free special events in La Jolla for cancer survivors, their families and the community at large as part of the 21st annual National Cancer Survivor’s Day celebrations in June. On Thursday, June 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Scripps Cancer Center will ...

  • Feature

    Meet William Stanton, M.D.

    Walk into Dr. William Stanton’s office and you immediately see that music is important to him: there’s the classical guitar on a stand in the room, along with guitar books, a glass guitar miniature, and various other guitar- and music-related items. Dr. Stanton, a medical oncologist at Scripps Mercy ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Cancer Center Featured on KPBS-FM

    Program: KPBS News Station: KPBS Air Date: Feb 28, 2008

    • Thursday, February 28th, 2008
  • News Releases

    Brian Issell, M.D., Scripps Health Vice President of Clinical Research, Receives Meritorious Service Award

    SAN DIEGO – Brian Issell, M.D., Vice President of Clinical Research for Scripps Health, has received the 2007 Meritorious Service Award from the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology (HSCO) for his many contributions to cancer research and extensive community service in the state of Hawaii. The award, ...

    • Thursday, January 31st, 2008
  • News

    New Treatment Strategies & Resources for Lung Cancer Free Forum Feb. 5

    San Diego County residents affected by lung cancer can learn more about the latest treatment strategies, resources and coping issues at a free informational forum Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines in La Jolla. Sponsored by Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green ...

  • Scripps Tips- October 2007

    Some Women More Genetically Prone to Breast Cancer – Ethnic Background Plays a Role October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an appropriate time for women to learn their genetic risk for developing the disease. While the causes of most cancers are unknown, risk factors and genetic ...

  • Scripps Tips- April 2007

    New Scripps Genomic Medicine Program Takes Shape as Gene-Based Medicine Reaches the National Agenda Congress is on the verge of passing federal legislation designed to prohibit genetic discrimination, which would make it illegal to deny health insurance or employment to healthy Americans based ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Plan of Attack Against Colorectal Cancer

    Peter Reissmann, M.D., Oncologist, Scripps Mercy Hospital There are few things that strike fear into people’s hearts like the word ‘cancer.’ This disease, caused by out-of-control cell growth, can be devastating. But the simple fact about cancer is that the sooner it is found and ...

    • Wednesday, June 7th, 2006