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Cancer Won't Take Away From Kirstin's Positive Attitude

Last year, Kirstin Millard moved across the country to pursue a career in entertainment. The 26-year-old was enjoying her first Los Angeles summer when she was unexpectedly diagnosed with cancer.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 04, 2020

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Cancer and COVID-19: Q&A With Dr. Dan Theodorescu

While the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is sweeping the globe, many have questions about what it means for them. For cancer patients and their loved ones, the condition might be even more troubling.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 30, 2020

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Staying in the Fight: Bobby Clark's Cancer Story

When Bobby Clark was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer, the 48-year-old Marine sergeant major drew on his military background for strength to fight it.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 06, 2020

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New Clinical Trial at Cedars-Sinai for Active Surveillance of Thyroid Tumors ...

Statistically, the incidence of thyroid cancer has increased worldwide over the past few decades, but researchers are unsure if it's an uptick in the prevalence of thyroid cancer or an increase in detection. A new clinical trial aims to ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 04, 2020

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Cancer and Fertility: What You Should Know

Women who have been diagnosed with cancer should know how cancer treatment might impact their fertility. Cedars-Sinai fertility specialist Dr. Erica Wang explains more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 02, 2020

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New Research Explores Link Among Diabetes, Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer...

When Type 2 diabetes is the diagnosis, physicians rarely think chronic pancreatitis is the cause. However, chronic pancreatitis may be more prevalent than many doctors think. Investigators at Cedars-Sinai are part of multicenter trials ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 18, 2020

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10 Cancer-Fighting ‘Aha’ Moments

Jane Figueiredo, PhD, heads the nation’s largest study on prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer in Latino people. Here, she shares revelations that drive her commitment to fighting cancer disparities in underserved populations.

Discoveries / Feb 18, 2020

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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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An Epidemic Ignites

The usually harmless human papillomavirus (HPV) is triggering a surge of throat cancer among Baby Boomers. Two Cedars-Sinai investigators are working to ease the burden of treatment on the population most at risk: older men.

Discoveries / Jan 14, 2020

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New Approaches to Pancreatic Cancer Care

Every day, about 1,300 people around the world are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. At Cedars-Sinai, clinicians are taking novel approaches not only to attack the disease, but to improve patients' quality of life during treatment.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 12, 2019

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Pediatric Cancer Patient Kameron Sharpe Isn't Giving Up

Kameron Sharpe was first diagnosed with cancer at 8 years old. Now 15, he's battling his third recurrence of the disease with a new investigational medication to help future pediatric patients dealing with similar cancers.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 16, 2019

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The Gift of Ordinary Life During Cancer

Minerva Quezada's doctor calls her a "trailblazer" in her fight against cancer.

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Sep 03, 2019

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Cancer Prevention in Every Language

Cultural barriers once kept Myong Shim Lee from vital healthcare services—and such obstacles remain in place in many under-served communities. Now, Cedars-Sinai investigators are opening lines of communication to help more people get ...

Discoveries / Aug 21, 2019

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DNA Testing, Decoded

Genetic counselor John Lee, MS, of the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, discusses game-changing advances related to genes, the proactive power of DNA testing—and why consumers may be buying bad science.

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2019