Feb 15, 2024
Dr. Coombs Spotlights Recent CHIP Updates
Catherine Coombs, MD, an Associate Professor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, highlights recent studies in clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP) presented at the 65th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition in the fourth episode of the second season of “The HemOnc Pulse.”
January 25, 2024 Bulletin
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January 25, 2024
Jan 24, 2024
UC Irvine-led study links biomarkers and chemotherapy-related gastrointestinal symptoms
A study led by University of California, Irvine researchers has revealed a connection between blood levels of omega-3 and the inflammatory biomarker interleukin-8 and greater chemotherapy-related gastrointestinal symptoms in breast cancer patients. These predictors may offer new targets for pre-treatment therapeutic approaches to preventing or mitigating symptoms.
Jan 19, 2024
Films featuring cancer stories can scare patients. A 10-year study hopes to help doctors better assuage fears.
Arash Rezazadeh Kalebasty, associate professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine, and co-authors, reviewed more than 100 films to discern if there was a disconnect between what was portrayed in films versus what they saw in clinical settings.
January 12, 2023 Bulletin
January 12, 2024
Dec 14, 2023
The 2023 UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge raises $1 million for critical cancer research
A record 3,800 participants who turned out for the seventh annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge raised more than $1 million to support cancer research at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and its pediatric affiliate, Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC).
Dec. 13, 2023 Bulletin
December 13, 2023
Dec 07, 2023
Routine post-treatment imaging of head and neck cancer patients may not be necessary, UCI-led study finds
UCI Health radiation oncologist Dr. Allen M. Chen and his co-authors reviewed the records of 501 patients who had radiation therapy at UCI Health between 2014 and 2022. Of those, they focused on 340 patients who had a negative scan indicating resolution of disease after completion of initial treatment. The study was published in JAMA Network Open.
Nov. 29, 2023 Bulletin
November 29, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Orange County chef thanks his daughter, medical teams for his chance at beating cancer
The UCI Health medical team, including Stefan Ciurea, professor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and director of the UCI Health Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program at the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps an Orange County chef in his fight against cancer.