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title: Overview of Stanford Cancer Center
running time: 3 min.

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title: Amenities at the Stanford Cancer Center
running time: 1 min.

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title: Concierge Services Stanford Cancer Center
running time: 1 min.

Play Video title: Apheresis Infusion Unit
running time: 3 min.
Play Video title: Breast Imaging Suite
with: Robyn Birdwell, MD
running time: 3 min.
Play Video title: The CyberKnife
with: Richard T. Hoppe, MD
running time: 1 min.
Play Video title: Diagnosing Cancer with PET-CT
with: Richard T. Hoppe, MD
running time: 3 min.
Play Video title: Tumor Boards
with: Richard T. Hoppe, MD
running time: 2 min.
Play Video title: Visiting the Stanford Cancer Center
with: Traci Fallecker, RN
running time: 2 min.
Play Video title: Moving Through Cancer
with: David Spiegel, MD
running time: 11 min.
Play Video title: Making Progress with Clinical Trials
with: George A. Fisher, MD, PhD
running time: 4 min


Play Video title: New method of assessing women's eggs could enhance IVF success
with: Barry Behr, PhD, HCLD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of Stanford’s IVF laboratory
running time: 4 min.
description: Dr. Behr recently published findings on a way to “profile” human eggs to determine which are more likely to result in pregnancies.
Play Video title: New Studies In Breast Cancer Care
with: Robert Carlson, MD
running time: 74 min.
description: Dr. Carlson outlines the unique aspects of how Stanford doctors and staff treat breast cancer, how research findings at Stanford impact the care of breast cancer patients, and what a patient can expect while going through treatment at the Stanford Cancer Center.
Play Video title: New Treatments for Breast Cancer
with: With Ellie Guardino, MD, PhD
running time: 85 min.
description: New breast cancer treatments are emerging including tumor vaccine and therapies which enhance immune response to cancer. This talk focuses on the newest treatments emerging from research and for which patients they will be most appropriate.
Play Video title: Advances in Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Detection and Treatment
with: George Fischer, MD, PhD
running time: 88 min.
description: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer mortality in the U.S. Advances in imaging, genetics, molecular diagnostics, surgical techniques and chemotherapy are now making significant gains in our ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat this serious disease. Dr. Fisher reviews some of these recent successes and shares a vision of future care based on current research.
Play Video title: Emerging Treatments for Cancer Using CyberKnife Technology
with: Iris Gibbs, MD
running time: 50 minutes
description: CyberKnife utilizes targeted doses of radiation to treat small tumors. This program explores emerging uses of CyberKnife, as well as recent breakthroughs to CyberKnife technology such as Synchrony Motion Tracking.
Play Video title: Feeling and Healing: Effects of Stress and Support on Cancer Patients
with: David Spiegel, M.D. Jack, Lulu & Sam Wilson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
running time: 100 minutes
description: Dr. Spiegel reviews recent research on the most effective ways to handle the inevitable stress of cancer: learning to express rather than suppress the emotions that accompany the illness, finding good social support, improving communication with loved ones and doctors, and facing fears directly. He presents encouraging evidence that the body's stress response hormone system can influence the course of the disease.
Play Video title: Preserving Fertility in Cancer Patients
with: Barry Behr, PhD and Lynn Westphal, MD
running time: 50 Min.
description: Now more than ever, with major advances in reproductive technologies providing new ways to preserve fertility, this program reviews what's new and available at the Stanford IVF Program as well as around the world.
Play Video title: Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Risk
with: James Ford, MD
running time: 50 min.
description: Now that there are tests that reveal a possible hereditary predisposition to certain cancers, is this testing appropriate for everyone? This program addresses the big questions surrounding genetic testing for hereditary cancer risks.
Play Video title: Using the Immune System to Treat Cancer
with: Ron Levy, M.D.
running time: 50 minutes
Play Video title: Prostate Cancer: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
with: James D. Brooks, MD
running time: 73 min.
description: Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in the United States. This program focuses on what is known about preventing prostate cancer, current diagnostic techniques, and the variety of treatments available.

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