When compared by cure rate, radiation therapy and surgery are equally effective treatments for prostate cancer. Radiation Oncologist Benjamin King encourages patients to hear from all the experts before making decisions about treatment.
With few symptoms and no way to screen, ovarian cancer is sometimes called the forgotten cancer or the whispering cancer. Dr. Kenneth Kim, director of Gynecologic Oncology at Cedars-Sinai. discusses what you need to know about the disease.
There is virtually no brain cancer that Jeremy Rudnick, MD, refuses to take on. From breakthrough clinical trials of brain tumor vaccines to molecular targeted therapy, Rudnick’s patients benefit from the latest cutting-edge innovation.
Cedars-Sinai dermatologist Jasmine Onyeka Obioha, MD, outlines what patients of color need to know about their skin—and the importance of finding a provider experienced in treating a diverse group of people.
The concept of radiation in medicine is a mystery. Doctors use radiation for diagnostic and treatment purposes in healthcare, but how does it do more good than harm? We asked a Cedars-Sinai specialist to explain. Read more.
Michelle Mindlin is highly experienced with cancer treatments. Over the course of a decade, the 66-year-old has survived—and thrived—thanks to cutting-edge care, a positive outlook and a commitment to staying on top of emerging trends in...
Last year in the midst of the pandemic, 19-year-old Thevi Jean-Louis was diagnosed with cancer. The seemingly healthy teenager was getting ready to start his sophomore year at Bard College when he received the surprising diagnosis—acute ...
Going through cancer treatments is tough no matter what. During the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Arash Asher talks about how our virtual Wellness, Resilience and Survivorship programs are helping connect cancer patients.
Dr. Omid Hamid, director of the Melanoma Program at Cedars-Sinai and chief of Translational Research and Immunotherapy at The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute shares the facts on diagnosing and treating skin cancer.
New recommendations for the HPV vaccine expand its usage beyond adolescents to all adults through age 26 and some people in the 27 to 45 age group. The vaccination protects against HPV, a sexually transmitted disease which sometimes ...