News in 2012

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Aggressive breast cancer tumor caught early

Carey Moyer, breast cancer patient
December 01, 2012
Carey Moyer was 31 and still a newlywed when she felt a lump in her right breast in January 2010. "It felt like a rock, but it didn’t hurt...

Skin-conserving surgeries for skin cancer

Dr. Christopher Zachary
December 01, 2012
Most types of skin cancer, such as basal and squamous cell cancers, are highly curable when treated early and appropriately. But the true size and...

UC Irvine center unites digestive disease experts

Dr. Kenneth Chang
December 01, 2012
The UC Irvine H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center (CDDC) is one of the few facilities in the nation—and the only one in Orange...

From beach to backyard, caution can reduce fire pit burns

Tina Aldatz Norris, Patient
December 01, 2012
Backyard barbecues and beach bonfires are beloved summer activities across the country, but they also put people—especially children—at...

Missionary work fueled Dr. Kenneth Chang's passion to treat digestive diseases

Kenneth Chang, MD, Gastrointestinal oncologist
December 01, 2012
Dr. Kenneth J. Chang has built one of the nation's finest digestive disease centers for UCI Health with a drive and passion inspired by doctors he...

Dr. Ignatius Ou takes aim at lung cancer

Dr. Ignatius Ou takes aim at lung cancer
December 01, 2012
Each year, lung cancer kills nearly 160,000 Americans, more than breast, colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancers combined. Its incidence rate...

Full-body skin exams can help save your life 

Dr. Janellen Smith
December 01, 2012
A full-body skin exam is a vital tool in screening patients for benign or cancerous lesions they may not see or recognize on their own, says Dr....

Dr. Ke-Qin Hu provides help for those with liver diseases

Ke-Qin Hu, MD, Director, Hepatology Services
December 01, 2012
Ke-Qin Hu, MD, is director of Hepatology Services at the H. H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center. Board certified in internal...

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...

Breast reconstructive surgery using your own tissue

December 01, 2012
Mastectomy, the removal of all or part of the breast, can be necessary in the treatment of cancer. After mastectomy, many women choose...

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