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Healthful Properties of Spices

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Presented by: Alison Ryan, MS, RD, CSO, CNSC Registered Dietician Stanford University Medical Center March 27, 2014 Watch the video Spicing your food is one of the easiest ways to enhance flavor without adding calories, sodium, or fat, But it’s not only your waistline that can benefit from the addition of herbs and spices. Herbs [...]

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Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancer

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Presented by: Amer Karam, MD Associate Clinical Professor, Associate Director Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics January 30, 2014 Watch the video This robot saves lives. But it owes everything to the skill of its operator—a human being. Together, they are one of the best teams a woman could ask for if she needs [...]

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Breast Reconstruction: What Every Woman Needs to Know

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Presented by: Gordon Lee, MD Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Stanford University Medical Center July 24, 2013 Watch the video Plastic surgery in one form or another has been around for hundreds of years. Although most people today think primarily of cosmetic procedures, the fundamental premise is to reconstruct or repair parts of the [...]

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Mastering the Stresses of Survivorship

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Presented by: David Spiegel, MD Willson Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences November 6, 2012 Watch the video A diagnosis of breast cancer used to imply a terminal condition. But new understanding of the molecular and cellular processes behind the disease has led to more effective diagnostic tools and vast improvements [...]

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The Sun and Skin Cancer

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Presented by: Sumaira Z. Aasi, MD Clinical Associate Professor, Dermatology October 10, 2012 Skin is the largest organ of the human body. It serves a tremendous immune defense system designed to protect you from the environment, regulates internal temperature, and keeps out infection. It’s also a window to your overall health.

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Impact of Cancer Treatment on Memory, Thinking, and Attention

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Presented by: Shelli Kesler, PhD Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences April 18, 2012 Watch the video Memory and attention problems seem to be a common complaint among cancer survivors. Many people refer to these cognitive changes as “chemo brain,” but the cause and extent of these issues is not always a direct correlation to [...]

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Nutrition and Cancer

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Presented by: Erika Connor, RD, CSO Dietitian, Cancer Supportive Care Program Stanford Hospital and Clinics September 22, 2011 Watch the video For people diagnosed with cancer, one of the first places they turn to is the Internet. But when it comes to advice on what to eat, and what foods, vitamins, and supplements are helpful [...]

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