How Accurate Is ‘Diagnosis’ On Netflix? We Asked Doctors

  • September 16, 2019

Netflix’s new show, Diagnosis, is a new documentary series about mysterious and rare medical conditions. Santosh Kesari, MD, Neuro-Oncologist and Chair of the Department of Translational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics at JWCI, explains how clinically in large academic medical centers, doctors present cases and discuss them as a group. Learn how Netflix’s new series is now taking rare medical conditions to the internet.

9 Signs of Blood Cancer Doctors Usually Miss

  • September 12, 2019

Blood cancer symptoms happen gradually, and can be easy to ignore or overlook. Learn the 9 common signs of blood cancer from Sean Fischer, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology at JWCI.

Public Health Officials Investigating 1st Vaping-Associated Death in L.A. County

  • September 10, 2019

Vaping causes e-cigarette users to inhale dangerous substances. Osita Onugha, M.D., MBA, Thoracic Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Minimally Invasive Chest Surgery and Thoracic Surgical Oncology, shares the risks of using e-cigarette products with KNX-AM 1070 Radio.

2 Soft Drinks a Day Can Increase Your Risk for Earlier Death

  • September 4, 2019

Researchers say two or more soft drinks per day increases a person’s risk for earlier death from all causes. Learn about excess sugar intake, which is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and cancer from Anton Bilchik, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Program.

Smartphone Radiation: iPhones Emitting Double Reported Levels

  • September 3, 2019

According to the Federal Communications Commission, your cell phone may be exposing you to more radiation than you thought. Learn more about this investigation and what you can do to reduce exposure from Santosh Kesari, MD, Neuro-oncologist and Chair of the department of translational neuro-oncology and neurotherapeutics at JWCI.

7 Signs of Ovarian Cancer You Might Be Ignoring

  • September 3, 2019

Symptoms of ovarian cancer can be vague, but detecting ovarian cancer early could be key to survival. Learn the 7 signs of ovarian cancer you might be ignoring from Steven Vasilev, MD, Medical Director of Integrative Gynecologic Oncology.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Being Treated for Pancreatic Cancer: What to Know

  • August 28, 2019

Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently underwent a fresh round of treatment for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas. Anton Bilchik, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Program, explains how the routine bloodwork helped Ginsburg’s doctors catch the cancer early and treat it quickly.

I’m a Casual Vaper. Should I Worry About Vaping Sickness?

  • August 28, 2019

Osita Onugha, MD, Thoracic Surgeon & Assistant Professor of Minimally Invasive Chest Surgery & Thoracic Surgical Oncology, shares perspective on vaping, a frightening new epidemic.

ASCO Guidelines Direct Clinical Decisions for Biliary Tract Cancer

  • August 22, 2019

Anton Bilchik, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Program at JWCI, comments on the new American Society of Clinical Oncology guidelines to assist clinical decision-making for patients with biliary tract cancer.

7 Unusual Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Doctors Say You Shouldn’t Ignore

  • August 21, 2019

Breast surgery oncologist, Dr. Janie Grumley, director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s, explains 7 unusual breast symptoms you shouldn’t ignore, in an article by Bustle.