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  • Providence hospitals and affiliates named among top hospitals in Southern California

    Ten Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliated partners in Los Angeles and Orange counties earned recognition from U.S. News & World Report, honors that included national and state.

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  • Women and Melanoma

    Women and Melanoma

    Melanoma rates are on the rise for women ages 18 to 39. Learn more about the signs, types, causes and prevention of this deadly skin cancer from Providence.

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  • The Role Nutrition Plays During Cancer Treatment

    The Role Nutrition Plays During Cancer Treatment

    When we think of cancer treatment, nutrition isn’t typically what first comes to mind. It is however, a critical component of a comprehensive cancer treatment plan.

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  • Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Routine cancer screenings can detect cancer in its early stages – before you begin to develop symptoms. Read why it’s important to stay on top of screenings during COVID.

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  • St. Jude Advances Cancer Treatment Through Research

    St. Jude Advances Cancer Treatment Through Research

    Ongoing research and clinical trials are creating breakthroughs in cancers once thought insurmountable—and St. Jude is a leader in bringing these benefits from the lab to the bedside.

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  • Lymphedema surgeon pioneers treatment and hope

    Lymphedema surgeon pioneers treatment and hope

    At Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, a surgeon gives patients a new and improved life.

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  • HPV of The Mouth: What it Means and How to Treat It

    HPV of The Mouth: What it Means and How to Treat It

    The Human Papilloma Virus, or HPV, is a virus that can infect cells lining the back of your mouth. In some cases, the virus can cause some cells to turn cancerous, which means they continue to grow un

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  • 5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    Weighing the decision of a breast reconstruction surgery after cancer or another health condition can be difficult. Here are 5 things to know.

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  • 3D Mammography at St. Jude: Not your Mother's Mammogram

    3D Mammography at St. Jude: Not your Mother's Mammogram

    When it comes to diagnosing and treating breast cancer, the good news just keeps coming. One example is 3D mammography—also known as tomosynthesis or 3D breast imaging

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  • Lung Cancer: St. Jude Gives Reasons to Hope

    Lung Cancer: St. Jude Gives Reasons to Hope

    St. Jude Medical Center is a national leader in changing that statistic through state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment—including robotic surgery to more precisely remove the cancer.

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  • Mission Hospital Leonard Cancer Institute Announces New Early Stage Lung Cancer Test

    Mission Hospital Leonard Cancer Institute Announces New Early Stage Lung Cancer Test

    Mission Hospital has announced that its Leonard Cancer Institute now has access to DetermaRx, formerly known as the Razar treatment stratification test.

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  • St. Jude is Advancing Treatment for Brain Cancer

    St. Jude is Advancing Treatment for Brain Cancer

    Few diagnoses are more difficult to hear than malignant brain tumor— which is why our neurosurgeons and oncologists are at the forefront of finding better ways to treat it. St. Jude Medical Center is

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  • Advancing Cancer Treatment through Research

    Advancing Cancer Treatment through Research

    Ongoing research and clinical trials are creating breakthroughs in cancers once thought insurmountable—and St. Jude is a leader in bringing these benefits from the lab to the bedside. Through partners

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  • Preventing cancer with a much-needed vaccine

    Preventing cancer with a much-needed vaccine

    The Partners for Healthy Kids van at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers San Pedro and Torrance is devoting resources to improve HPV vaccination rates in the South Bay.

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  • Renowned oncologist named to lead John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center

    Renowned oncologist named to lead John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center

    Oncologist Steven O’Day, M.D., internationally known for leading revolutionary immuno-oncology research and advancing the treatment of melanoma, is the new executive director of the John Wayne Cancer

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  • Accupressure Helps with Depression, Sleep After Breast Cancer Treatment

    Accupressure Helps with Depression, Sleep After Breast Cancer Treatment

    A recent study found that acupressure could help alleviate multiple symptoms women often experience after breast cancer treatment.

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  • The Next Evolution in Radiotherapy

    The Next Evolution in Radiotherapy

    After listening to Leonard Farber, MD, carefully outline the treatment options, the 59-year-old patient didn’t hesitate: he wanted his mid-stage prostate cancer gone quickly and with as little disrupt

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