Central Nervous System Tumors: A Challenge for Navigators and Patients

  • June 21, 2019

Marlon Garzo Saria, PhD, RN, AOCNS, FAAS, Director of Neuroscience Quality and Outcomes Research, explains the importance of growing the neuro-oncology nursing subspecialty if we want to be able to navigate and take care of patients with CNS tumors. Watch his video interview from the Oncology Nurse Advisor Navigation Summit to learn more.

Teen Boy Miraculously Survives After 10-Inch Knife Impales His Face

  • June 20, 2019

Garni Barkhoudarian, MD, FAANS, Associate Professor of Neuroscience & Neurosurgery, is one of the experts who comments on this dangerous case. Doctors say a 15-year-old boys is truly lucky to be alive after a knife impales his face and goes into his brain.

50 Subtle Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

  • June 11, 2019

Our experts shared the 50 subtle health symptoms you should never ignore. Learn what they are, and how to recognize near-silent symptoms in time to prevent potentially-serious sicknesses.

Biothera Pharmaceuticals Presented Clinical Data from Phase 2 Study Evaluating the Combination of Imprime PGG and Merck’s KEYTRUDA in Triple Negative Breast Cancer at 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting

  • June 5, 2019

Steven O’Day, MD, Executive Director of the Saint John’s Cancer Institute and Cancer Clinic at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, and Director of Providence Los Angeles Regional Research, is the principal investigator for a phase 2 triple negative breast cancer study in collaboration with Biothera Pharmaceuticals. Click here to view the findings of the study and download the poster pretension.

These Foods Are Increasing Your Risk for Cancer — What to Eat Instead

  • May 29, 2019

Researchers say an unhealthy diet can increase your risk of developing a variety of cancers. Learn about the mistakes we make with our diet and potental solutions from Anton Bilchik, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Tumors.

This Is The Best Diet For Strong Bones

  • May 29, 2019

The foods you eat can have an impact on your bone health. And, while there are many factors that go into whether or not you’ll develop osteoporosis down the line, your diet is one you can control. Learn which foods are essential for bone health from Frederick Singer, MD, professor of endocrinology and director of the endocrinology and bone disease program.

Equal preference for naloxegol or PEG 3350 for opioid-induced constipation

  • May 20, 2019

About half of patients with opioid-induced constipation (OIC) prefer prescription naloxegol and about half prefer over-the-counter polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350. Dr. Anton Bilchik, chief of gastrointestinal research, explains that although this is an important study…we have not found that the benefits of OTC PEG 3350 and naloxegol are age-dependent. OTC PEG 3350 is typically given as a first-line treatment for OIC and naloxegol if the treatment is ineffective.

Kelly Clarkson Waited a Week to Have Her Appendix Removed—but Is That Safe?

  • May 3, 2019

Kelly Clarkson hosted the Billboard Music Awards last week and did an amazing job. But, it turns out, she was battling appendicitis the whole time. She had surgery after the awards. Learn if it’s safe to wait from Anton Bilchik, MD, Professor of Surgery, and Director of Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Program.

Ice Chips May Help Ease Chemotherapy Side Effects

  • April 24, 2019

Ice chips may help some people undergoing chemotherapy eat better, according to a new study. Marlon Saria, PhD, RN, Director of Neuroscience Quality & Outcomes Research, comments about the results in an article by Healthline Magazine.

Kelly Stafford Recovering Post Brain Surgery: What Is an Acoustic Neuroma?

  • April 23, 2019

Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, is back home and resting after having surgery to remove a brain tumor. Learn about the recovery process from Garni Barkhoudarian, MD, Co-Director Pituitary Disorders Center, Neurosurgery; Director, Adult Hydrocephalus Center; Director, Facial Pain Center; Chief, Radiosurgery Program; Director, Microdissection Anatomy Laboratory.