News in 2012

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Leukemia patients feel her caring touch

UC Irvine nurse practitioner Karen Sommers has devoted her nearly 30-year career to caring for patients with leukemia.
December 01, 2012
When she was eight years old, Karen Sommers watched a movie about a young woman struggling with leukemia. It made her realized that she wanted to...

Beyond mammography

UC Irvine researchers go beyond mammography
December 01, 2012
Researchers at UC Irvine Health Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic received a $7-million grant from the National Cancer Institute to...

A healthy plan for lowering diabetes risk

Pediatrician with patient
December 01, 2012
Healthier cafeteria choices, longer and more intense periods of physical activity and robust in-school education programs can lower rates of...

Saving your skin

UC Irvine’s new pigmented lesion program monitors people at high risk of dermatological cancer
December 01, 2012
Each year, millions of Americans develop cancerous skin lesions. The vast majority of these are easily treated and highly survivable, but some...

Dr. Ninh Nguyen is an expert in minimally invasive surgeries for the gastrointestinal tract

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, Surgeon
December 01, 2012
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, is a specialist in surgeries of the gastrointestinal tract. Nguyen is highly experienced in minimally invasive techniques....

William Sanders, cardiothoracic surgery patient

William Sanders, Patient
December 01, 2012
When William Sanders felt short of breath while climbing a flight of stairs, he knew something was wrong. Despite his advanced age of 75, he was...

Dr. Naghmeh S. Saberi is an expert in minimally invasive treatments for gynecological conditions

Naghmeh S. Saberi, MD, Obstetrician/Gynecologist
December 01, 2012
Surgery without large, open incisions is a proven advancement offered at UC Irvine, where women may have many treatment options when they face...

What you should know about inflammatory bowl disease

C. Gregory Albers, MD, Gastroenterologist
December 01, 2012
More than one million Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease, but with individualized treatment and follow-up care, most of them...

Do I need a genetic counselor?

December 01, 2012
Meeting with a genetic counselor can be very helpful for pregnant patients with a family history of inherited disorders. But the best time to seek...

Lifeline for stroke patients

Dr. Shuichi Suzuki
December 01, 2012
Growing up in Tokyo, Dr. Shuichi Suzuki was well aware of the destruction that stroke can cause. Stroke was Japan’s No. 1 cause of death at...