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  • News

    Meet James Sinclair, M.D.

    Despite Dr. James Sinclair’s experience and reputation in cancer care, when you ask him about his practice he doesn’t tell you what he does for patients—he tells you about what patients can do for themselves. He helps them recognize that in addition to the range of medical resources available, the ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Breast Cancer Survivor Leads Group to Complete 60-Mile Walk

    Cassandra Countryman, a 10-year breast cancer survivor, recently led a team of walkers to complete the Susan G. Komen Three-Day Breast Cancer Walk. She tells the San Diego Union Tribune that the 60-mile walk was “humbling” and “exhilarating” in the recent article Walk was ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Breast Cancer Survivor Raises Awareness and Organizes Support

    A San Diego Union Tribune article profiles Cassandra Countryman, who survived breast cancer 10 years ago and went on to form San Diego’s first African-American breast cancer support group. Breast cancer survivor tries to help others with the fight profiles Countryman’s work in the ...

  • News Releases

    An Evening with "The Nutcracker"

    San Diego – Through the generosity of California Ballet Company, Mercy Hospital Foundation presents a special evening with “The Nutcracker,” on Dec. 19, 2008, to benefit Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Mercy Hospital. The event will begin with an exclusive VIP reception at the Westgate ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Cancer Center Survivor Honored with KGTV's 10 Leadership Award

    Watch an Oct. 23, 2008 KGTV story about Scripps breast cancer survivor Cassandra Countryman receiving the 10 Leadership Award. Countryman founded the Scripps African-American Breast Cancer Support Group, which has helped hundreds of San Diegans receive valuable information about breast cancer ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Cancer During Pregnancy Presents Unique Challenges

    A recent article in the Press-Enterprise examines the challenges women face when fighting cancer while pregnant. Detection is made difficult by the body’s changes, which often mask symptoms, while treatment options may be more limited due to concerns for the baby. Battling cancer during ...

  • 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 ...