News in 2010

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UC Irvine bariatric surgery center again receives highest level of national accreditation

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July 20, 2010
The American College of Surgeons has renewed UC Irvine Medical Center’s accreditation as a Level 1 bariatric center, the college’s...

UC Irvine Health sponsors Orange County's first Kidney Walk

July 17, 2010
UC Irvine Health is proud to join the National Kidney Foundation in sponsoring the inaugural Orange County Kidney Walk on Saturday, June 19, at the...

UC Irvine Medical Center makes America's Best Hospitals list for 10th consecutive year

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July 15, 2010
UC Irvine Medical Center again is ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. This marks the medical...

UC Irvine Health first on West Coast to remove thyroid tumors with robot

July 14, 2010
UC Irvine Health is the first medical center on the West Coast and the only one in California to perform robotic thyroidectomies, a procedure that...

Getting the high-tech treatment

The Ambient Experience suite at UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is designed to reduce anxiety and minimize discomfort for patients undergoing CT scanning.
July 14, 2010
UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center has installed an innovative imaging suite that gives patients control over their...

UC Irvine receives prestigious federal research award to hasten medical advances

July 14, 2010
The Institute for Clinical & Translational Science at UC Irvine will get $20 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health to...

Overcoming ovarian cancer

Dr. Krishnansu Tewari, gynecologic oncologist
July 06, 2010
At a Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty retreat 12 years ago, two young UC Irvine oncologists proposed a new approach to fighting...

UC Irvine to honor Center for Future Health Professionals

June 17, 2010
Founded in 2007, UC Irvine’s Center for Future Health Professionals has exposed more than 1,000 Orange County high school students to careers...

UC Irvine to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with free event

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June 01, 2010
Millions of senior citizens are abused each year in the U.S., and most cases are never reported. To draw attention to this, UC Irvine’s...

UC Irvine had Orange County's most donors and transplanted organs in 2009

May 26, 2010
UC Irvine Medical Center was recognized today for its role in supporting organ and tissue donation. In 2009, UC Irvine had 16 organ donors and 56...