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4/3/2018
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

3/28/2018
Agora Hills Acorn

​Features Jason Sicklick, MD

3/26/2018
The Guardian

​Features Rob Knight, PhD

3/26/2018
New Atlas

​Features David Kunkel, MD

3/8/2018
In clinical trial, treatment significantly reduced liver fat in NAFLD and NASH patients, offering possible new treatment for conditions that currently lack medical remedies.
3/2/2018
Described by his doctors as “a dandelion you blow on and it spreads everywhere,” Steve Belkin’s appendiceal cancer metastasized. He beat it after undergoing heated intraperitoneal chemoperusion (HIPEC ...
3/1/2018
Five reasons why people don't get screened for colon cancer — and five examples of bad reasoning.
12/13/2017
UC San Diego Health has been recognized with top scores for providing high-quality care to Medicare Advantage patients by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) (http://www.iha.org/), a statewide ...
11/14/2017
Primary liver cancer is now the second leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, and its incidences and mortality are increasing rapidly in the United Stated. In late stages of the malignancy, ...
11/8/2017
Chronic inflammation is known to drive many cancers, especially liver cancer. Researchers have long thought that’s because inflammation directly affects cancer cells, stimulating their division and pr ...
6/30/2017
Learn how to navigate online chats rooms to benefit your health, whether you’re looking for medical facts or emotional support, as well as how to protect your privacy while getting the information you ...
2/24/2017
Screening for colorectal cancer doesn't have to involve the C word. Samir Gupta, MD, gastroenterologist, explains your options.