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Colon Cancer Alliance: Are you at high risk?
March 17, 2015

Gastroenterologist Dr. William Karnes, director of the UC Irvine Health high-risk colon cancer program, provides insight into risk factors, how you can control them, and the importance of regular screenings in his guest post on the Colon Cancer Alliance blog. “Some risk factors are under your control and others are not,” Karnes said. “What is most important to know is that regardless of how high on the risk scale you are, up to 90 percent of colorectal cancers are preventable through lifestyle changes and removal of precancerous polyps.” 


UC Irvine Health physician Dan Cooper named 2015 Pediatrician of the Year
March 12, 2015
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Dan M. Cooper, MD, chairman of the UC Irvine Health Department of Pediatrics and a nationally renowned researcher on childhood exercise, obesity and diabetes, has been named 2015 Pediatrician of the Year by the Orange County Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

UC Irvine Health experts to discuss latest advances in colorectal cancer prevention
March 12, 2015
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UC Irvine Health invites the public to learn about the latest advances in colorectal cancer detection, treatment and prevention on March 23 at the Newport Beach Public Library. Gastroenterologist Dr. William Karnes, director of the UC Irvine Health high-risk colon cancer program, and genetic counselor Deepika Nathan will discuss A Colon-Cancer Free Orange County. We Can Do This! 


Dr. Howard Federoff named UC Irvine vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of medicine
March 11, 2015
Dr. Howard Federoff, an endocrinologist and leader at Georgetown University Medicial Center, is named UC Irvine Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the UC Irvine School of Medicine.

Nationally renowned clinician, researcher and groundbreaking investigator for neurological disorders Dr. Howard Federoff will join UC Irvine as vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine.

UC Irvine Health offers way to tighten stretched stomachs after bariatric surgery
March 06, 2015

After weight-loss surgery, some patients experience weight gain due to a gradual stretching of the stomach or the entrance to the stomach. UC Irvine Health now offers a minimally invasive procedure — similar to cinching a belt — to tighten stretched stomachs and help restore weight loss. 

New primary care centers in Tustin and Orange
March 05, 2015
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Two UC Irvine Health primary care and specialty centers opened recently in Tustin and Orange, increasing Orange County residents' access to quality medical care close to home.
Living with inflammatory bowel disease
March 05, 2015
Inflammatory bowel disease in young adults
More than 1.4 million Americans have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—the umbrella term for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Stepping up the fight against cancer
March 04, 2015
Dr. Richard Van Etten, director, UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
IN THE NEWS:  Cancer research at UC Irvine Health is focused on targeted therapies and immunotherapies that "are likely the future of cancer treatment,” said Dr. Richard Van Etten, director of UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Colorectal cancer: How you can prevent it
March 02, 2015
Gastroenterologist Dr. William E. Karnes explains the risk factors of colorectal cancer that you can control and those you can’t as well as the importance of screening and how to prevent colorectal cancer, regardless of where you are on the risk scale.
Three receive kidney transplants in latest live donor chain at UC Irvine Medical Center
February 26, 2015

Three Orange County people have received kidney transplants at UC Irvine Medical Center thanks to the altruism of an anonymous donor. Dr. Clarence Foster III said the donation started a three-way donor chain in which two people who were not tissue compatible with their loved ones could be matched with and donate to others who suffered from end-stage renal failure.


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