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2019

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JUN 04Mother who delivers healthy son while undergoing chemotherapy for aggressive breast cancer is in remission thanks to Dr. Rita Mehta.
MAR 28Dr. Rita Mehta (first author) and colleagues publish article in New England Journal of Medicine: “Overall Survival with Fulvestrant plus Anastrozole in Metastatic Breast Cancer”
MAR 21Maureen Carr, NP is a finalist for the 2018 UCI Health ARIISE Award for Respect
MAR 20Dr. Deepa Jeyakumar & Dr. Amanda Blackmon: New FDA Approved Therapies for AML & Impact on the Older Population
MAR 20Dr. Angela Fleischman: Meet Some Outstanding Women Changing the Landscape of Hematology/Oncology
FEB 11Dr. Rita Mehta & Patient Success Story: "Diagnosed With Cancer And Pregnant 6 Years Ago, She Shows Off Miracle Son”

2018

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MAR 08Poetic Presentation of Care Giving - Dr. Frank Meyskens
FEB 10Dr. Susan O'Brien discusses an FDA-approved treatment for adults with R/R B-cell ALL

2017

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DEC 15Dr. Elizabeth Brem has been selected as a Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) Scholar for the 2018 Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program (LCRMP)
JUNE 27Dr. Edward Nelson's discusses the role of exomes.
MAY 05Drs. Susan O'Brien and Lauren Pinter-Brown tol speak at Prestigious International Lymphoma Conference in Europe
FEB 28Dr. Jason Zell discusses the challenge of shaping health policy to address the increasing rates of colorectal cancer among young adults in the New York Times.
FEB 24Dr. Susan O'Brien discusses frontline treatment options for patients with newly diagnosed chronic lymphocytic leukemia in a video for Cancer Network.
FEB 23Dr. Angela Fleischman received a UC Irvine Institute of Clinical & Translational Science 2017 Pilot Grant Award for her work on myeloproliferative neoplasms.

2016

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DEC 21Dr. Elizabeth Brem has been awarded an ACS Seed Grant Award in the total amount of $40,000 for her project titled, “Evaluating mitochondrial priming in T-cell lymphomas”.

2015

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DEC 22Nationally recognized lymphoma expert Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown joins the Division of Hematology/Oncology.
MAR 04We’re taking cancers that are previously incurable and we’re curing them, says Dr. Richard Van Etten, director of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
FEB 17Charles Limoli, UC Irvine professor of radiation oncology, shares how human neural stem cell treatments are showing promise for reversing learning and memory deficits after chemotherapy.

2014

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NOV 14UC Irvine School of Medicine epidemiology and hematology researchers receive NIH award to study hemochromatosis.
NOV 10Renowned leukemia expert Dr. Susan O'Brien to join the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center as associate director of clinical science.
APR 08Targeted drug therapy is the future of cancer treatment, UC Irvine cancer center director and hematologist Dr. Richard Van Etten tells the OC Register.

2013

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DEC 03UC Irvine Health oncologist Dr. Leonard Sender talks about adolescent and young adult cancer with the Huffington Post.
MAY 16UC Irvine Drs. Frank Meyskens, Sai-Hong ignatius Ou and Lewis Slater are named among the 2013 "Best Doctors in America" for medical oncology and hematology.
JAN 08UC Irvine medical oncologist Dr. Jason Zell receives the National Cancer Institute leadership award.

2012

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AUG 01Journal publishes study led by oncologist Dr. Rita Mehta showing that a new drug combination improves survival in patients with hormone-receptive metastatic breast cancer.

2011

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DEC 07Combining the drug fulvestrant with anastrozole extends survival of women with hormone-receptive metastatic breast cancer, says UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Rita Mehta.
DEC 07UC Irvine oncologist Dr. John Fruehauf tells the OC Register that all his prostate cancer patients have been diagnosed based on their PSA tests.
OCT 28UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Frank L. Meyskens says cancer research will be on life support if the U.S. Congress enacts proposed budget cuts in 2012.
MAY 09Treatment of teen and young adult cancer patients must change to improve survival rates, UC Irvine’s Dr. Leonard Sender writes in the Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology.
APR 04Dr. Edward Nelson, chief of Hematology-Oncology, discusses the effects of stress on chromosomes at a news conference with fellow researcher, Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn.
MAR 15Adolescent and young adult cancer patients require targeted care, says UC Irvine's Dr. Leonard Sender.

2010

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NOV 11UC Irvine's Dr. Edward L. Nelson tells Softpedia that advances in the understanding of lung tumors have produced numerous therapies to target this deadlist of cancers.
OCT 28Non-small cell lung cancer patients saw their tumors stabilize or shrink in clinical trials, UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Ignatius Ou and colleages report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
JUL 22UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is first in California to win certification for high-quality patient care from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
JUN 04UC Irvine study finds high survival rates among breast cancer patients given chemotherapy drug trastuzumab before surgery.