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Hundreds of Cancer Survivors Connect to Celebrate

Breast cancer survivor Lee Wolinsky was one of three guest speakers who shared their survival stories at Cedars-Sinai’s 32nd annual Cancer Survivors Day Luncheon. The June 8 event drew more than 400 cancer survivors and supporters who filled the...
12-Jun-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pride Month: Cedars-Sinai Expands Transgender Health Services

As cities across the nation celebrate Pride Month, Cedars-Sinai physicians and administrators are working to expand and enhance the health system's comprehensive healthcare services for transgender patients. In addition to becoming one of only two...
7-Jun-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cedars-Sinai Research Identifies Gut Gas Linked to Diarrhea

Cedars-Sinai investigators have for the first time identified a gas produced in gut that could improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with two common intestinal illnesses—small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and irritable bowel...
5-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research Scientist Scores Induction Into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

For 19 years, Lisa Thomas, former professional basketball player and Cedars-Sinai laboratory investigator of inflammatory bowel disorders and immunobiology, thought her glory days as a forward and center for collegiate and professional teams were...
4-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Data From Online Physician Review Sites May Be Skewed and Misleading to Consumers, New Study Finds

Physician satisfaction scores on online third-party review sites tend to be skewed and can easily mislead patients, according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators. This distortion may have significant consequences as consumers rely...
29-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Top Cancer Clinician-Scientist Appointed Director of Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai

Renowned cancer clinician and scientist Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai.
25-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Names Anne Wellington New Managing Director

Anne Wellington, a highly regarded healthcare executive with extensive corporate management experience, has been named managing director of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator. The accelerator provides mentoring and financial support for early-stage...
11-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Prolonged Exposure to Air Pollution Leads to Genetic Changes in Rat Brains, Study Finds

Prolonged exposure to particulate matter in air pollution in the Los Angeles Basin triggered inflammation and the appearance of cancer-related genes in the brains of rats, a Cedars-Sinai study has found. While previous research has documented the...
8-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Warning Signs: Is Someone You Love at Risk for Suicide?

8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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Cedars-Sinai Epidemiologist Discusses Best Ways to Stay Healthy as Flu Season Peaks

Influenza is a serious illness that sometimes can result in death. Jonathan Grein, MD, Cedars-Sinai medical director of Hospital Epidemiology, is available to discuss ways to keep healthy as flu activity surges dramatically.
8-Jan-2018 5:00 AM EST

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Joint Replacement Expert: Exercisers in Their 40s and 50s Should “Agercise” Their Workouts

Sprains and strains are painful, but they can also be a blessing, says Dr. Robert Klapper, co-director of Cedars-Sinai's Joint Replacement Program. These injuries are a wake-up call -- warnings that if you keep doing what you’re doing, you could...
20-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST

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Cedars-Sinai Brain Tumor Expert Available to Discuss Diagnosis and the Latest Treatment Options for Glioblastoma and Other Brain Cancers

20-Jul-2017 3:05 AM EDT

Prominent Cancer Expert Reveals Five Easy Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

In a new video posted today, Cedars-Sinai melanoma expert Omid Hamid, MD, offers five easy actions you can take to protect you and your family from skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the U.S. The video is available for streaming and...
25-May-2016 4:05 AM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Breast Cancer Expert Discusses Latest Mammogram Guidelines and Controversy in New Video

11-Jan-2016 3:00 PM EST

Metastatic Melanoma Expert Available for Comment

20-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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Feb. Medical Tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai: MS and Depression, Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy, More

Kidney cancer immunotherapy, MS and depression, ACE and Alzheimer's, air pollution and brain tumors, and more are story ideas detailed in the Feb. tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai.
20-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

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