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A Quarter Century Later, Metastatic Melanoma Patient is Still Cancer Free

Diagnosed in 1997 under the late Donald Morton, MD, and attending physician Richard Essner, MD, John refuses to see anyone…

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A Chanced Discovery of Stage 4 Melanoma with Brain Metastasis

Without Treatment Brain Tumor revealed Tanner Deason had about 6 months to live. Following a chance accident, Tanner Deason was…

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Clinical Trials for Patient’s with Melanoma

Kim Margolin, MD is PI of Active and Enrolling Melanoma Clinical Trials Kim Margolin, MD is a medical oncologist specializing…

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Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA): A Patient Testimonial

RFA Patient Successfully Shrinks Her Benign Thyroid Nodule Meet Catherine. In 2018, Catherine had a symptomatic nodule for which she…

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Precautions to take as the UV Index Rises

The amount of time spent in the sun matters. When the UV Index is at its highest, such as between…

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New Lung Screening Program for Smokers at Saint John’s Health Center

“One in fourteen Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their life,” says expert Sara Belton, Ph.D., and nurse…

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What is it Like to Participate in a Clinical Trial?

Mark Perzely was diagnosed with Small Cell Carcinoma—a rare and aggressive cancer which developed in his bladder, occurs in only…

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Trials for Patients with Brain Tumors and Diseases in Santa Monica, California

Dr. Santosh Kesari, Principal Investigator, Oversees Open Neurological & Brain Cancer Clinical Trials Dr. Santosh Kesari of the Pacific Neuroscience…

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10 Years Later Esophageal Cancer Survivor Speaks Out

A heart-felt story about the human condition that inspires kindness: take one. Meet Peter Markham, a published author, and film…

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New Precision Medicine Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Open, and Actively Recruiting

Saint John’s Cancer Institute’s, Dr. Parvin Peddi, is the principal investigator in 4 new targeted therapy clinical trials for breast…