Stanford scientists have taken important steps toward figuring out how to use immune therapy for a group of severe pediatric brain tumors.
Month: April 2020
Outsmarting cancer: Innovative treatments and diagnostics offer new hope
Stanford researchers are devising new ways to tackle cancer through better, more sophisticated diagnostics and treatments.
Animated COVID-19 prevention video goes viral
Two videos created by a Stanford Medicine educator are being used to teach people around the globe about how to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
I miss the hospital — and comforting patients in person
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford medical student Orly Farber writes about the importance of palliative care and comforting patients in-person when possible.
Doctors: Even in pandemic, patients should seek care for other emergencies
Hospitals are seeing a 40% drop in emergency visits, in part because patients with serious conditions other than COVID-19 are reluctant to seek care.
What if George Washington was shot during the Revolutionary War? Obstetrician writes an alternate history novel
History buff and Stanford obstetrician Ronald Gibbs wrote a novel in which George Washington is shot in the chest early in the Revolutionary War.
‘I have never been prouder to be an ICU doctor:’ A podcast from the COVID-19 front line
Though challenging, caring for patients with the severest cases of COVID-19 fosters pride and collaboration, Stanford pulmonologist says in a podcast.
Combating chemo brain: Researchers zero in on causes and treatment
A Stanford neurologist and her colleagues are zeroing in on identifying causes and treatments for chemo brain.
A physician’s COVID-19 experience: ‘I’m young and healthy. Yet I still was susceptible’
Stanford cardiologist Rahul Sharma spent nearly a month in quarantine after a mild case of COVID-19. He describes how the experience changed him.
First responders hold dawn brigade to thank Stanford hospital workers for COVID-19 care
Public safety officers held a thank-you procession outside Stanford Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, recognizing care of COVID-19 patients.
New cancer treatment that tracks and zaps tumors is coming to Stanford Medicine
Stanford Medicine will be the first to use a new technology that aims to heighten precision of radiation therapy in cancer patients.
Walk with me: Patients and med students bond, learn from each other in course
In the Stanford Medicine course Walk with Me, students are paired with patients to learn about life with a chronic or serious illness.
What it was like to get a pacemaker at 19, and how it changed my life: Part 2
College student Bea White writes about her pacemaker-implant surgery, and how her life has changed since having the procedure.
Cavity found inside tuberculosis molecule could expand research paths
The discovery of a giant cavity in a key tuberculosis molecule could open the way for better understanding of the disease.
When I was a teenager, I found out I have a serious heart condition: Part 1
At 19, Bea White learned she needed a pacemaker to speed up her heart, which beat too slowly because of a condition called heart block.
Five years later: Lucy Kalanithi on loss, grief and love
Stanford physician Lucy Kalanithi opens up about loss, grief and love for her neurosurgeon husband, Paul, five years after his death from lung cancer.