Researchers at the Stanford Cancer Institute and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have laid the groundwork for a comprehensive database that will contribute to earlier detection of cancer through blood tests, through soliciting tens of thousands of blood samples.
Stanford Cancer Institute
Stanford Hospitals & Clinics announced plans last week to build a new outpatient cancer center in San Jose. The center, which will be completed in 2014, will be Stanford healthcare system’s most comprehensive facility outpatient center other than of Palo Alto’s Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Redwood City’s Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, according to a release from the Stanford Hospital.
The Stanford Cancer Institute opened a new clinic this week with the intention of providing better care for patients after cancer treatment. The clinic, which will initially to be open only to gynecologic cancer survivors, will focus on assisting patients through issues such as fatigue, anxiety, body image, sexual function and relationships, according to a press release from the Stanford School of Medicine.