CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research will join CHRISTUS St. Catherine and CHRISTUS St. John in a new partnership with Houston Methodist.
There are currently 13.7 million cancer survivors in the United States and the number is expected to rise by 31 percent to 18 million by 2022, according to a new report. >> Click article title for more.
A new study suggests that sometimes simply watching and waiting is a safe alternative to surgery for older patients with small kidney tumors. A surgical oncologist said that the findings, "should allow clinicians and patients to feel more comfortable about surveillance, particularly for the 'oldest old' and those patients with multiple [other health conditions] that would make surgery especially high risk." >> Click on article title for more.
“I think it has been too easy to overlook what a progressive physician Dr. John Stehlin was, and how pivotal he was for the humane treatment of individuals with cancer. He changed the cancer landscape forever, and his work continues with the research the CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation is doing today.”
Dr. Peter de Ipolyi,