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    Grand Opening of Scripps Radiation Therapy Center

    Local health care and community leaders gathered Oct. 3 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for San Diego County’s newest cancer care facility, as the $43.9 million Scripps Radiation Therapy Center officially opened its doors to offer a glimpse into some of the most advanced technologies in the world for ...

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    The Many Faces of a Cancer Diagnosis

    By Ray Lin, MD, Scripps Health Few events may be as life-changing as a diagnosis of cancer. Yet thousands of people hear such news every day. In fact, according to the National Cancer Institute, more than 40 percent of men and women born today will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during ...

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    Scripps Announces Naming & Opening of Woltman Family Infusion Center

    Local community and health care leaders gathered in Hillcrest on Sept. 19 to celebrate the naming and opening of the Woltman Family Infusion Center, an outpatient service of Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego that specializes in cancer care and treatment of other health conditions. The $1.3 million ...

  • Health and Wellness

    The Truth About Cancer Care

    How improved treatments and integrative healing modalities are helping patients More than 40 percent of men and women born today will be receive a cancer diagnosis at some time during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. The news can be life-changing and reactions vary. After ...

    • Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
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    FM Jazz 88 Previews In Concert for Cancer, Set for Sept. 8

    Contemporary jazz pioneer Jeff Lorber was interviewed Aug. 19 on FM Jazz 88 to discuss his Sept. 8 performance at In Concert for Cancer 2012, presented by United Healthcare. His band, Jeff Lorber Fusion featuring Eric Marienthal, will open for funk legends The Family Stone on the flight deck of the ...

    • Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
  • Patient Stories

    Scripps Patient Rips Cancer Like So Many Local Waves

    There’s a term to describe what happens to surfers when they’re unable to paddle out beyond the breaking waves. They’re caught inside. Lifelong surfer Andy Hutchison seldom has been caught inside. But he remembers experiencing a similar feeling on dry land. In 2003, the athletic 35-year-old was ...

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    In Concert for Cancer Presented by UnitedHealthcare Sept. 8

    Legendary funk recording artists The Family Stone – featuring original members of Sly and the Family Stone – will headline In Concert for Cancer presented by UnitedHealthcare on Saturday, Sept. 8, on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum. Concert proceeds will benefit cancer survivorship programs ...

    • Thursday, August 16th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    It’s Cancer. Now What?

    In the United States, 45 percent of men and 38 percent of women will at some point in their life receive a cancer diagnosis. Receiving that news is the first step of a journey into cancer survivorship—a journey that can be challenging. “As a cancer nurse navigator, I help people get access to the ...

    • Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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    U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps Among Nation’s Best For Heart Care 2012

    Quality heart care at Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla ranked 35th in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery in 2012-2013

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    Jazz Pioneers Added to Lineup of In Concert for Cancer Sept. 8

    Acclaimed jazz recording artists Jeff Lorber Fusion featuring Eric Marienthal have been added as the opening act for the second annual In Concert for Cancer 2012 on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum. The concert will be headlined by funk legends and Rock & ...

    • Tuesday, July 10th, 2012