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She was a first-year PA student at Stanford Medicine when an MRI scan revealed that Melanie Shojinaga had a brain tumor.

She was a first-year PA student at Stanford Medicine when an MRI scan revealed that Melanie Shojinaga had a brain tumor.

Genome-wide association studies can lay the groundwork to more precisely assess a person’s risk for disease, detect diseases earlier, reveal a molecular understanding of how certain illnesses arise, and point to new therapeutic targets. 

Genome-wide association studies can lay the groundwork to more precisely assess a person’s risk for disease, detect diseases earlier, reveal a molecular understanding of how certain illnesses arise, and point to new therapeutic targets. 

For Christopher Lopez, currently a third-year medical student, the Stanford Medicine campus is more than just where he’s pursuing his MD-PhD degree -- it sits on the ancestral land of the Ohlone people.

For Christopher Lopez, currently a third-year medical student, the Stanford Medicine campus is more than just where he’s pursuing his MD-PhD degree -- it sits on the ancestral land of the Ohlone people.

Carlie Arbaugh is dedicated to both surgery and cooking because they demand meticulous attention to detail and the ability to think on your feet.

Carlie Arbaugh is dedicated to both surgery and cooking because they demand meticulous attention to detail and the ability to think on your feet.

Medicine has been the way of connecting both of Brian Smith's passions. “With medicine I could have the intellectual curiosity, but also the chance to talk with people and enjoy the human experience.”

Medicine has been the way of connecting both of Brian Smith's passions. “With medicine I could have the intellectual curiosity, but also the chance to talk with people and enjoy the human experience.”

Many social determinants of health can influence a patient’s risk, but Palaniappan and fellow researchers have noticed, from working with data from patients around the nation, that race is not among the most accurate or equitable.

Many social determinants of health can influence a patient’s risk, but Palaniappan and fellow researchers have noticed, from working with data from patients around the nation, that race is not among the most accurate or equitable.

Approximately 10% of babies worldwide are born three or more weeks before their due date -- making premature birth the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally.

Approximately 10% of babies worldwide are born three or more weeks before their due date -- making premature birth the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally.

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The Health After Cancer podcast brings together Stanford Medicine physicians, cancer survivors and advocates to discuss issues around cancer survivorship and health after cancer treatment.

The Health After Cancer podcast brings together Stanford Medicine physicians, cancer survivors and advocates to discuss issues around cancer survivorship and health after cancer treatment.

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Despite being the leading cause of death worldwide, heart disease feels less threatening than cancer and inspires less urgency in patients and providers. A Stanford cardiologist explains how we should react instead.

Despite being the leading cause of death worldwide, heart disease feels less threatening than cancer and inspires less urgency in patients and providers. A Stanford cardiologist explains how we should react instead.

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Quenton Rashawn Bubb continues to value the complex, complementary nature of work on parallel paths -- not just as a musician/academic, but now on the path to his career.

Quenton Rashawn Bubb continues to value the complex, complementary nature of work on parallel paths -- not just as a musician/academic, but now on the path to his career.

As the health care industry grapples with the best way to use artificial intelligence technologies to improve care, many clinicians may wonder what happens if patients are harmed, and who should be held liable.

As the health care industry grapples with the best way to use artificial intelligence technologies to improve care, many clinicians may wonder what happens if patients are harmed, and who should be held liable.

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