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Jazz Diva of DOR finds her Ninth Muse

9. March 2015

Jazz Diva of DOR finds her Ninth Muse

“Opie Bellas is back, and she’s assembled an international treasure trove of songs that she interprets with the exquisite taste, piercing emotional intelligence, and sumptuous musicality that’s long distinguished her work.”
— Andrew Gilbert, jazz critic, San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury News

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Maintaining weight is a healthy focus for women with breast cancer

13. August 2014

Maintaining weight is a healthy focus for women with breast cancer

Women with breast cancer who maintained their weight were less likely to report changes in their physical abilities following diagnosis, according to a study by Kaiser Permanente researchers. “People who gained or lost more than 10 percent of their pre-diagnosis body weight both showed physical functional limitations two years after diagnosis,” says Candyce H. Kroenke, […]

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Earlier Antiretroviral Therapy Might Reduce the Burden of Cancer in Those with HIV

21. December 2011

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HIV-infected patients are at increased risk for cancer as a result of both their impaired immune system and lifestyle factors, such as smoking, according to a recent study led by Michael Silverberg, PhD, MPH. The study, which appeared in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, is among the first to directly compare the risk of cancer […]

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In one form of breast cancer, higher breast tissue density is linked to higher risk of later breast cancer

21. January 2011

Researchers at Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California Division of Research have found that patients with a very early form of breast cancer, called ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS, who have higher mammographic density, may be at increased risk for later breast cancer, especially in the breast opposite the one with the initial cancer. “While risk […]

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