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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
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
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 ...
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 ...
- Sunday, June 1st, 2008
- Scripps Mercy Hospital
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- Thursday, February 28th, 2008
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
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 ...
- Friday, January 4th, 2008
- Scripps Green Hospital
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 ...
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 ...
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