News in 2012

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Saving your skin

Dr. Kenneth Linden
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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Treating fibroids without surgery

Dr. Scott Goodwin treats uterine fibroids without surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center
December 01, 2012
Nearly 600,000 hysterectomies are performed each year in the United States—a rate unchanged since World War II. Uterine fibroids, benign...

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...

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...

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...