NCI director says cancer research booming
In a speech at Stanford, National Cancer Institute Director Norman Sharpless reported promising cancer mortality trends and described an encouraging landscape for research funding and drug approval.
Two new Stanford Children’s Health centers open
Two new care areas will benefit patients with cancer, blood disorders, and heart conditions.
Stanford marks 1,000th heart-lung and lung transplant
Alicia Bland, who suffered from lung disease for three decades, got new lungs and “a second chance at life.”…
Center focuses on improvement science
The goal of the Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement is to build and support a culture that is the best at getting better.
In tough talks, doctors must use clear language
High-stakes conversations with patients and families about critical issues call for doctors to consider how their words are interpreted, Stanford researchers and experts say.
Care for rape victims at Stanford Hospital
Starting in February, Stanford Hospital will become the second medical center in Santa Clara County to offer a place for victims of sexual assault to receive care and undergo evidence collection.
Minimally invasive valve replacement
A recent decision by the Food and Drug Administration opened the door for Sharon Kramer of Atherton, California, to undergo a less-invasive heart valve replacement.
Private rooms in original hospital
Most patients who remain in the original Stanford Hospital building now have private rooms. The building will undergo renovations to bring it in line with the new hospital’s technology and entertainment systems.
New Stanford Hospital buzzes with life
The new hospital’s opening, on Nov. 17, marked the culmination of more than a decade of planning, designing, constructing and fine-tuning the 824,000-square-foot facility.
Invasive heart treatments often needless
A large, international study led by Stanford and New York University found that invasive procedures are no better than medications and lifestyle advice at treating heart disease that's severe but stable.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, defining and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.