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The interdisciplinary team at John Muir Health Cancer Institute recognizes that the treatment of cancer requires a unique approach for each person. Our physicians are regionally recognized and nationally renowned for their work in delivering the most effective treatments for cancer.
The John Muir Health Cancer program is an American College of Surgeons (ACoS) / Commission on Cancer (CoC) accredited Integrated Network Cancer Program (INCP) (1 of 2 facilities in California/Scripps) with 2,504 new cancer cases in 2015. It has been recognized as a Nationally Accredited Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) since 2010.
Charleen Kim, MD, discusses the most common type of cancer in women, breast cancer.
Margo Thelander, MS, also discusses the primary care providers role as the gate keeper, for patient risk assessment and prevention of disease.
Clinical Minutes: Lung Cancer Screening
Michaela Straznicka, MD, discusses Lung Cancer Screening as implemented by US the Preventive Services Task Force - including insurance coverage and treatment options dependant on outcome.
Clinical Minutes: Microsurgical and Radiosurgical Treatment of Metastatic Tumors
George J. Counelis, MD, Medical Director of the Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Program, discusses the technology available within the department's Radiosurgery program - allowing precise treatment for cancer patients.
Clinical Minutes: Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
Brian Hopkins, MD, looks at the new technology, Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, in the treatment of kidney cancer.
Clinical Minutes: Treating Ovarian Cancer Patients with PARP Inhibitors
Babak Edraki, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist with John Muir Health explains the latest protocol for ovarian patient treatment.
Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) at John Muir Health TRUE Radiosurgery
This white paper explores the treatment of brain and spinal cord cancer which is dependent on the on the tumor’s size, location, and type, as well as the patient’s age and general health.
Physician News: Developments in Brachytherapy Aid Cancer Treatment
John Muir Health has been using brachytherapy, a form of cancer treatment that involves placing small amounts of radioactive material within the body, for several years, as a way to deliver targeted radiation to specific areas.
Physician News: Comprehensive Breast Center With 3-D Imaging Opens at 133 La Casa Via
Over the weekend of March 12 - 14, 2016, The Medical Imaging staff moved its Walnut Creek mammography services from 1656 North California Boulevard into the new Breast Center located at 133 La Casa Via.
Stereotactic Radiosurgery at John Muir Health
A collaboration of the JMH Neuroscience Institute and JMH Cancer Institute Providing “best in class” treatment and care.