Department of Medicine
"We want to be able to detect the earliest, the very smallest tumors."
Is the day coming when simple blood tests will detect cancers very early in their
Ash Alizadeh
courses? It seems the answer is yes. Maximilian Diehn, Ash Alizadeh, and their colleagues have very promising data in non-small-cell lung cancer that point in that direction.

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Preoperative Medicine Program Improves Outcomes for Surgical Patients
A few years ago, Neera Ahuja and Norman Rizk saw a way to optimize
Neera Ahuja
the care of patients undergoing surgery and, together with surgeons in several subspecialties, initiated a program that embeds hospitalists in surgical departments. The results are impressive and all parties (surgeons, care team, hospitalists, and patients) are pleased.

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How does one balance bone-losing with bone-making throughout life?
Out of a quarter of a million hip fractures each year in the US,
Joy Wu
20% of patients die within one year, 40% never return to mobility, and the remaining lucky 40% recover. Joy Wu is working to increase the numbers of patients who survive and do well.

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Clinical Case Presentation: Rare Mutations and Rare Complications

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | 8:00-9:00 AM | Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Berg Hall, Rooms B&C

July 30

July 30

July 30

Stanley C. Deresinski, MD, Stanford University


Everett Meyer, MD, Stanford University



Cornelia Weyand, MD Stanford University



Hematology Didactic Seminars

Every Wednesday in the month of July 2014 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Cancer Center, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive | Room 2103 | 2nd Floor

Cancer Education Seminar Series: Molecular Biology of MPNs: Impact on Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment

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