• Hope for lymphedema treatment

    Stanford engineers and doctors collaborated with industry to design a possible new treatment for lymphedema, which often affects cancer patients whose lymph nodes become blocked.


  • Owens on colorectal cancer screening

    The health policy expert answered questions about the guidelines he co-authored that strongly recommend adults ages 50 to 75 be screened for colon cancer.


  • Using Mohs surgery for melanoma

    This spring Stanford Health Care began using the Mohs technique for melanoma in situ, which is less expensive than the traditional surgical approach, creates a smaller wound and reduces the cancer’s rate of recurrence.


  • The power of CPR

    Sofia Montoya, 8, survived cardiac arrest because a staff member at her school and first responders gave her CPR after she collapsed on the school’s playground.


From Scope

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