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2024
April
01,
2024
| 07:43 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Elisa Schoenfeld, a child development specialist, learned she had tested positive for a BRCA gene mutation, she knew it raised her risk for breast and ovarian cancer. She and her daughter, Amira, who received similar genetic test results,
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March
27,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSActive surveillance is an established practice for managing certain low-risk cancers that are unlikely to cause harm. It is an increasingly common and effective way to manage certain early-stage cancers, including those in the prostate,
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March
13,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the fourth consecutive year, the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program in the Division of Hematology and Cellular Therapy at Cedars-Sinai has achieved higher than expected survival rates in patients receiving allogeneic stem cell
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March
12,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leo Mascarenhas, MD, MS, has an important message for parents whose children have been diagnosed with sarcoma, a type of cancer that develops in the bones or soft tissues.“For many children, there are treatment options and even a cure,” said
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March
04,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Rebecca O’Brien turned scribbles on a notepad into an award-winning, one-woman show—and she never saw it coming. The unanticipated work of art helped her uncover the seed of humor after a stage 2 breast cancer diagnosis. Now, six years later,
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March
01,
2024
| 09:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have used artificial intelligence (AI) to help computers access some of the most important and difficult-to-mine information in cancer patients’ medical records: pathology reports. Their method, described in the
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February
29,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gastrointestinal cancers were once diagnosed primarily by location. A tumor in the liver was liver cancer, while one in the pancreas was pancreatic. The few chemotherapy treatments available affected the entire patient—sometimes causing difficult
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February
12,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Department of Radiation Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Cancer has earned accreditation from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence. The certification marks the commitment to patient safety and quality
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February
07,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSCedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have discovered a protein expressed on multiple myeloma cancer cells that drives disease growth and development. The new study found that blocking part of the protein’s unique signaling pathway stops myeloma
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February
01,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Chemotherapy can be toxic to heart cells. To help protect the hearts of cancer patients, Cedars-Sinai investigators have created a three-dimensional “heart-on-a-chip” to evaluate drug safety. In a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Lab on
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January
22,
2024
| 08:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have used a unique precision medicine and artificial intelligence (AI) tool called the Molecular Twin Precision Oncology Platform to identify biomarkers that outperform the standard test for predicting pancreatic
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January
18,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
JanuaryCedars-Sinai Streamlines Lung Cancer ScreeningCedars-Sinai Cancer is taking on the country’s leading cause of cancer-related death with a new Lung Cancer Screening Program. Led by Sara Ghandehari, MD, the program is
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January
08,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have analyzed the cells within triple-negative breast cancer tumors before and after radiation therapy with immunotherapy, identifying three patient groups with different responses to the treatment. Their study,
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2023
December
20,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have discovered a new way to predict whether a cancer of the immune system will recur in patients treated with a bone marrow transplant. Their study, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical Oncology, is
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December
18,
2023
| 06:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer is part of an unconventional consortium dedicated to fighting cancer through the integration of diverse scientific disciplines. The effort, known as the Convergent Science Cancer Consortium, is funded through a $3.2 million grant
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December
11,
2023
| 14:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have discovered how the liver defends itself against cancer. Their study, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Hepatology, suggests targets for therapies to protect the liver both from cancers that originate there and
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October
27,
2023
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have found that Black men respond as well as white men to systemic therapies for advanced prostate cancer when access to quality healthcare is equal, regardless of socioeconomic status. Their study, published today
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October
20,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Huntington Health recently marked the two-year anniversary of its affiliation with Cedars-Sinai Health System. In this brief time, the relationship has brought important benefits to both organizations, their staffs and the patients they
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October
18,
2023
| 14:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have identified two promising new treatment options for men with recurrent prostate cancer—both of which helped patients live longer without their disease progressing than the current standard treatment. The results
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October
09,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Amanda Butler and Isabella Bugatti, both just entering their 30s, were blindsided by a diagnosis that is on the rise among women their age: breast cancer.They are not the only ones. A recent study in the peer-reviewed journal JAMA Network Open found
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September
12,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hematologist-oncologist Navid Hafez, MD, MPH, has joined The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai Cancer, as director of Precision Medicine and Thoracic Oncology. Hafez will focus on clinical research programs to
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September
06,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hematologist/oncologist Kevin Scher, MD, MBA, an expert in patient-centric care with more than 10 years of experience on the Cedars-Sinai Cancer faculty, has been appointed medical director of Cedars-Sinai Cancer in Beverly Hills. In his new role,
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September
05,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute and Cedars-Sinai Cancer have collaborated to co-develop and test a new version of the chemotherapy workhorse doxorubicin. Their study, published in the
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August
31,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from Cedars-Sinai Cancer found that Black women with a low-risk form of endometrial cancer were less likely than white women with the same cancer to have a hysterectomy, and less likely to survive their cancer. The study, published in
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August
18,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai Cancer, have determined that a combination of drugs that act on the immune system in distinct ways improves survival for patients with the deadliest form of
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August
02,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators are spearheading a project, funded by a five-year, $11.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to advance scientific knowledge of how biological differences
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July
27,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Niki Patel, MD, a fellowship-trained hematologist-oncologist board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, has joined the Division of Medical Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Cancer. She is treating patients in Pasadena at Huntington Cancer
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July
12,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gynecologic oncologist Margaret Liang, MD, has joined the Cedars-Sinai Cancer Division of Gynecologic Oncology, providing care and clinical services for patients within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She also joins as director for the
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July
11,
2023
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
New research from Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators could warrant reconsideration of current screening guidelines to include a poorly recognized cause of Lynch syndrome, the most common cause of hereditary colorectal and endometrial cancers.
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June
22,
2023
| 07:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Members of the Los Angeles Rams’ 2023 rookie class visited Cedars-Sinai this week, bringing smiles to patients throughout the medical center and Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital.The football players visited pediatric patients in Guerin
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