News and Breakthroughs
Research scientists at Cedars-Sinai continually advance a new understanding of diseases, as well as new ideas and technologies for prevention and treatment. This diligence generates a steady stream of news about their transformational achievements and their benefits to healthcare.
A study published recently in the journal Nature could help explain why certain people who develop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a deadly neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, are prone to autoimmune diseases.
Robotic surgery for patients with early stage, oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer is associated with improved health outcomes, including better long-term survival, according to a Cedars-Sinai study published recently in JAMA Oncology. Oropharyngeal cancer occurs in the back of the throat and includes the base of the tongue and tonsils.
On a recent Thursday afternoon, Layla Abroon came to a firm conclusion. "Today was my favorite day yet," said the soon-to-be senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, California. "Everything was so interesting and so new, and I learned so much." On Friday afternoon, Abroon amended her statement.