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  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Will Work with Rady, UCSD on New Proton Center

    At a grand opening ceremony today for a new proton therapy center that bears its name, Scripps Health announced a new affiliation agreement with Rady Children’s Hospital and UC San Diego Health System. The deal will allow doctors from both organizations to treat their own cancer patients in the new ...

  • Scripps in the News

    New York Times Features Scripps Proton Therapy Center in Sunday Review

    Advanced cancer care technology at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center was featured in a photo essay in the New York Times on Dec. 1, 2013. Renowned arts photographer Kim Steele captured a section of the beam transport system and one of the gantries at the new Scripps facility, which is expected to ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Cancer Survivor Helps Patients Stay Organized

    Scripps breast cancer survivor Robin Rady created a customized medical records binder to keep herself organized while going through treatments two years ago. Now cancer free, Rady is giving back by producing and donating hundreds of these binders to help current Scripps cancer patients reduce some ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Offering Help to Family Caregivers

    Family members caring for an ill, disabled or elderly loved one can face a unique set of challenges. In a recent UT San Diego article, Scripps Health licensed clinical social worker Tom Friedman shares insights to help caregivers deal with the stress and pressure that can come with this ...

    • Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
  • News Releases

    Guys Night Out Events Set for Nov. 12 and Nov. 18

    Men can learn the latest about prostate, testicular and bladder cancers at two special “Guys Night Out” events at local brewpubs in November. Presented by Scripps Health, the events will offer a casual environment for men to talk with physicians about cancer prevention, diagnosis and ...

    • Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
  • Scripps in the News

    Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer Care

    More than 230,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. San Diego will soon have access to its first proton therapy center, which will be just the third west of the Rockies. The center’s medical director, Carl Rossi, M.D., explains the benefits of proton therapy ...

  • Scripps in the News

    5 Facts About Prostate Cancer

    Carl Rossi, M.D., medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, shares insights with UT San Diego into the often-misunderstood area of prostate cancer. He recommends that healthy men start discussing PSA screening with their physician starting at age 50. Those with high-risk factors (men ...

  • Patient Stories

    September is Scouting Report Time for Prostate Cancer

    Steve Garvey sparked the Padres to their first World Series with his walk-off homer in game 4 of the 1984 National League Championship Series. He made headlines of a different sort recently when he placed his personal baseball memorabilia up for auction to raise funds for prostate cancer ...

    • Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
  • Scripps in the News

    Researcher and Survivor Team Up on New Ovarian Cancer Study

    Scripps Clinic pathologist Kelly Bethel, M.D. appeared on the KUSI Morning News to discuss a new research study aimed at spotting ovarian cancer relapses earlier than previously possible. The study uses innovative technology to identify and analyze circulating tumor cells in the blood stream. The ...

  • News Releases

    Sorting Through the Prostate Cancer Predicament

    September is national prostate cancer awareness month, a time to sort through what has become one of the most confusing areas for men to navigate in health care. With controversial screening guidelines, uncertainty about whether to undergo treatment and multiple medical procedures from which to ...