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  • 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 ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Doctor Discusses Prostate Cancer Screening and Treatment

    Scripps Clinic radiation oncologist Carl Rossi, MD, provided expert guidance to men about prostate cancer screening and care on the KUSI Morning News. Prostate cancer is one of the most confusing areas of health care to navigate today, so men need to understand all of their options to arrive at the ...

  • News Releases

    New Ovarian Cancer Research Aims to Spot Relapses Earlier

    Ovarian cancer is among the hardest forms of cancer to diagnose, with no reliable screening tests and few symptoms. Most tumors are discovered at very late stages, when survival rates are relatively low. And many ovarian cancer patients do not respond completely to standard chemotherapy. But a new ...

    • Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
  • Health and Wellness

    Sex and Cancer: What You Need to Know

    The media recently gave widespread exposure to an interview, originally published in a British newspaper, in which actor Michael Douglas speculated that his throat cancer may have been caused by a human papillomavirus (HPV), which is transmitted through oral sex. “That story sparked national ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Physician Earns National Honors for Volunteer Service

    Michael Kosty, M.D., medical director of Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital, has received national honors for his volunteer service from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Kosty is one of 12 physicians in the United States selected in 2013 to receive ...