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Finding Meaning in the Cancer Journey


Knowing your cancer will likely not be cured, but rather managed, is a challenging concept for many patients to grasp. A new program at Cedars-Sinai, Growing Resiliency and Courage with Cancer, or GRACE, is designed to help patients with advanced...
15-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Medical Tip Sheet for Sept. 2014


A study linking sex hormone levels in the blood to the risk of sudden cardiac arrest is just one of the story ideas included in the Sept. tip sheet from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. To pursue any of these stories, please contact the respective...
11-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Combining Antibodies, Iron Nanoparticles and Magnets Steers Stem Cells to Injured Organs

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute infused antibody-studded iron nanoparticles into the bloodstream to treat heart attack damage. The combined nanoparticle enabled precise localization of the body’s own stem cells to the injured heart...
8-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai’s New Comprehensive Transplant Center Opens


The new home of the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center opens Monday and consolidates the clinical and administrative services for liver, kidney, lung and pancreas transplant patients. The four programs were previously housed at several...
8-Sep-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Researchers Developing Noninvasive Method for Diagnosing Common, Painful Back Condition

An interdisciplinary research team in the Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Regenerative Medicine Institute and Department of Surgery received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...
4-Sep-2014 5:00 AM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Shortens Premature Infants’ Intensive Care Stays by 21 Percent in Past Three Years

The amount of time premature babies spend in Cedars-Sinai’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, part of the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center, has declined dramatically during the past three years, with the average length of stay dropping from 21...
3-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Study Links Sex Hormone Levels in the Blood to Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Measuring the levels of sex hormones in patients’ blood may identify patients likely to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest, a heart rhythm disorder that is fatal in 95 percent of patients.
2-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Brain Tumor Conference for Patients, Families Features Latest Therapies, Newest Research


The Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery will present a one-day conference, Outsmarting Brain Tumors, for patients, families and caregivers Saturday, Sept. 6. The free program will cover a wide range of topics related to patient care, living with...
26-Aug-2014 3:00 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

Leading Colon Cancer Expert Available to Comment on CDC Report that Too Few Undergo Colon Screening

A Cedars-Sinai physician and colon cancer expert is available to comment on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention report that too few patients, age 50 to 75, are screened by colonoscopy or less invasive test options.
7-Nov-2013 2:20 AM EST

Nation’s Most Experienced MitraClip Interventional Cardiologist Available to Discuss FDA Approval of Device for Patients Too Frail for Surgery

28-Oct-2013 7:00 PM EDT

Stem Cell Clinical Trials Expert to Lead Cardiology Division at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Timothy D. Henry, MD, an expert known for his innovative work in developing stem cell treatments for advanced heart disease patients, has joined the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute as director of Cardiology. As Henry begins his tenure, Prediman K....
23-Jul-2013 7:00 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Medical Experts Available to Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Human Gene Patent

13-Jun-2013 3:30 PM EDT

In Honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, Expert Recommends Top Three Tips for Survivorship


Incorporating just three easy steps into a daily routine can increase a cancer patient’s chance at survival, according to a physician who specializes in cancer survivorship. Five cancer survivors with compelling stories are available for...
29-May-2013 4:30 PM EDT

Director of Gynecologic Oncology Available to Explain New Findings on Life-Extending Treatments for Ovarian Cancer

27-Mar-2013 3:35 PM EDT

The Future of Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis for Acute Stroke Therapy: Fine Tune the Procedure or Go Back to the Drawing Board?


Patrick D. Lyden, MD, chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Neurology and director of the Stroke Program, is available to comment on breaking news from the International Stroke Conference and the New England Journal of Medicine.
7-Feb-2013 7:00 PM EST

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