Stanford University Medical Center

Study provides glimpse into health of most-extreme runners

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons—defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon—has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ...

Jan 08, 2014
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5 Questions: Beverly Mitchell on advances in cancer care

In the past few years, there have been dramatic advances in the use of genomic analysis, molecular biology, imaging technologies and data management to make cancer treatment less toxic and better tailored to individual patients.

Nov 18, 2013
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Study explains why drug may help more cancer patients

(Medical Xpress)—Recently some intriguing data has suggested that breast cancer patients whose tumors appear insensitive to a class of drugs known as anti-HER2 medications (the drug trastuzumab, marketed as Herceptin, is ...

Nov 18, 2013
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