Cancer in the Family

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Kerry Kingham, MS, CGC Genetic Counselor, Cancer Genetics Clinic Stanford Center for Clinical Informatics September 30, 2009 Lecture Overview: Although most cancers are not “inherited,” some families are particularly susceptible to cancer and may benefit from early detection or other risk reduction strategies. The most common inherited cancers include …

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Ovarian Cancer: Current and Novel Treatment Strategies

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Oliver Dorigo, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Gynecologic Oncology Stanford University Medical Center August 22, 2013 Watch the video Ovarian cancer affects about a quarter million women worldwide each year. When detected early on—when still confined to just the ovaries—it is a highly curable disease. However because it has no …

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New Insights into Breast Cancer Treatment and Survivorship

Posted By SHL Librarian Moderator: Frederick M. Dirbas, MD Physician Leader, Stanford Cancer Center’s Breast Disease Management Group Thursday, October 7, 2010 Each year more than 190,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer, the second-most common type of cancer in the United States (skin cancer is first). As research and innovations in technology and …

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Cancer Awareness Series: New Successes in Colorectal Cancer Treatments and Outcomes

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: George Fisher, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Oncology Uri Ladabaum, MD, MS Associate Professor, Gastroenterology Hanlee Ji, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Oncology Samuel Strober, MD Professor, Immunology and Rheumatology March 24, 2011 Lecture Overview: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in the United States and is the …

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Advancing the Standard of Care for Prostate Cancer

Posted By SHL Librarian Introduction: Eila Skinner, MD Chair of the Department of Urology Stanford University Medical Center September 6, 2014 Sheraton Hotel, Palo Alto Watch the video Prostate cancer tends to be relatively slow-growing, which means that it typically takes a number of years to become large enough to be detected and even longer …

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Latest Advances in Breast Cancer

Posted By SHL Librarian Introduction: Mark Pegram, MD Director, Stanford Breast Cancer Oncology Program October 16, 2014 After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States and the most common invasive cancer in women worldwide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 210,000 …

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Advances in Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatment of Brain Tumors

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Steven D. Chang, MD Professor, Neurosurgery Stanford University Medical Center October 30, 2014 There is a delicate balance when it comes to treating brain tumors. How do you effectively destroy the cancer cells while avoiding damage to the nearby normal cells? How can you operate on such a complex …

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