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The same sort of mathematical model used to predict which websites people are most apt to visit is now showing promise in helping map how lung cancer spreads in the human body, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer Research. The findings could potentially impact cancer care by ...
- Monday, March 25th, 2013
- Scripps Clinic
San Diego’s first proton therapy center will open for patient care later this year, and San Diegans can learn about its benefits for treating prostate cancer at a free presentation Thursday, April 25, from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Limits damage to healthy ...
- Monday, March 18th, 2013
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Explore the patient benefits of proton beam therapy for cancer treatment in the February 2013 edition of Applied Radiation Oncology. Scripps Proton Therapy Center, which will open for patient care in mid-summer 2013, is featured prominently in the article. The center’s medical director, Carl ...
San Diego’s first proton therapy center will open for patient care in 2013, and local residents can learn the facts about this remarkably precise form of cancer treatment at a free presentation Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Highly targeted cancer ...
- Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
The California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) today published its evaluation of proton beam radiotherapy technology for treating patients with prostate cancer. The CTAF uses the following five criteria to evaluate new and emerging medical technologies: 1. The technology must have final approval ...
In two recent feature stories, the UT San Diego explored how lung cancer — the No. 2 cause of death in the U.S. — is increasingly curable. In the first story, Michael Kosty, MD of Scripps Clinic offered his insights into the disease. In the second story, San Diegan Adrian Bradshaw ...
- Thursday, November 29th, 2012
- Scripps Clinic
The 42nd Annual Mercy Ball, “Merci Mercy,” held on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at the Grand Del Mar, raised nearly $200,000 to benefit breast cancer care programs for the Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Mercy Hospital. This year’s event was co-chaired by Anne and Chuck Dick, Gretchen and Kirk Avery, ...
- Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
- Scripps Mercy Hospital
A study released this week has found that proton beam therapy preserves quality of life, specifically urinary and bowel function, in men treated with this highly targeted form of radiation treatment for prostate cancer. The study was co-authored by Carl J. Rossi Jr., M.D., medical director of the ...
- Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
- Scripps Proton Therapy Center
To help guide newly diagnosed cancer patients, Scripps Health’s Dr. Michael Kosty authored an article about the key questions that should be asked and answered. The story is part of Scripps Health’s ongoing “Savvy Patient” series of articles, published twice a month in UT San ...
- Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Dr. Ray Lin of Scripps Health appeared on the Fox 5 Morning News Oct. 22 to discuss recent advances in screening and treatments for breast cancer patients. Dr. Lin also offered practical advice for women to consider before going in for diagnostic mammograms. The segment included a preview of the ...
- Monday, October 22nd, 2012