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Improv After Cancer

Laughter may be the best medicine. The director of Cedars-Sinai's Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship program, Arash Asher, MD, helped create an improv comedy class and is evaluating its benefits to patients.

Discoveries / Jan 20, 2020

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Ovarian Cancer Culprits

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai look to pinpoint genes tied to increased ovarian cancer risk. They hope the findings will help identify ways to prevent ovarian cancer from progressing to late, lethal stages.

Discoveries / Jan 20, 2020

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Step It Up

Discoveries / Jan 20, 2020

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Tumors & Plants: What They Have in Common

Cancer cells can reshape their surrounding environments—just like invasive plants.

Discoveries / Jan 16, 2020

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No-Fun Fungus: Head and Shoulders and Gut

Dandruff linked to Crohn’s disease.

Discoveries / Dec 19, 2019

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Heart Rhythm Revelations

Research shows increased risks of sudden cardiac arrest for patients with certain conditions.

Discoveries / Aug 19, 2019

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Pregnancy After Cancer

Young women with breast cancer are often cautioned against having children for fear of an increased risk of cancer returning or spreading. Cedars-Sinai investigator Philomena McAndrew, MD, is challenging that conventional wisdom.

Discoveries / Aug 16, 2019

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Surgical Strike Against Stroke

Advanced technique for high-risk patients creates new paths for blood flow to the brain.

Discoveries / Aug 15, 2019

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Dangerous Driver: Genetic Factors Fuel Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Investigators reveal a genetic factor fueling aggressive prostate cancer.

Discoveries / Aug 12, 2019

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Brain Mapping

Infant brain circuitry predicts emotional and cognitive health in early childhood.

Discoveries / Aug 07, 2019

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Could Smell Impact Metabolism?

There could be a relationship between your nose and your weight.

Discoveries / Aug 06, 2019

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Error Neurons

The neurons that help us recognize our errors may hold the key to improving treatments for psychiatric and mental disorders.

Discoveries / Aug 06, 2019

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Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

Cedars-Sinai investigators are taking a variety of paths to improve survival rates.

Discoveries / Aug 05, 2019

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Healed From Within

Stem cells regrow damaged tissue.

Discoveries / Aug 02, 2019

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A Pioneering Heart Procedure

A Cedars-Sinai vascular surgeon was the first in the world to use a minimally invasive device to heal patients with aortic aneurysms.

Discoveries / Aug 01, 2019