News in 2012

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Trevor Mackay, prostate cancer patient

Trevor Mackay prostate cancer patient
December 01, 2012
At 49 years old, Trevor Mackay was the picture of health—participating in Pilates, jogging several times a week and training for a triathlon....

Targeting breast cancer

UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Rita Mehta pioneered the now-routine use of chemotherapy on tumors before surgery
December 01, 2012
In 2003, oncologist Dr. Rita Mehta had "the kind of moment everyone lives for" — everyone, that is, who's working to find a cure for...

Jonathan Barber, gastric bypass patient

December 01, 2012
Jonathan Barber, a 43-year-old certified public accountant from Tustin, Calif., struggled with being overweight most of his life. He even called...

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...

Dr. Emily Dow, a doctor dedicated to serving her community

Dr. Emily Dow
December 01, 2012
Ask Dr. Emily Dow why she decided to practice medicine, and the answer might surprise you. Twenty years ago, she was teaching English as a Second...

Kerby Mellott, gastric bypass patient

Kerby Mellot before and after
December 01, 2012
Kerby Mellott enjoyed being physically active all his life. When he was younger, Kerby loved to play sports. Tall, lean and athletic in his youth,...

Brain tumor program fights cancer with cancer

Dr. Daniela Bota
November 28, 2012
IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register interviewed UC Irvine neuro-oncologist Dr. Daniela Bota about brain vaccines as a way to complement...

Elderly relatives need attention this holiday season

November 27, 2012
For many, the holidays offer a once-a-year opportunity to visit with distant elderly relatives. Unfortunately, most people don’t make the...

Brief exercise immediately enhances memory, UC Irvine study finds

Sabrina Segal
November 26, 2012
A short burst of moderate exercise enhances the consolidation of memories in both healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive impairment,...

Lane leads efforts to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis

November 26, 2012
Thomas Lane looks anything but the typical scientist as he strides through his lab at UC Irvine’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research...

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