A Brief History of General Thoracic Surgery in Northern California, Sacramento and UC Davis

A Brief History of General Thoracic Surgery in Northern California, Sacramento and UC Davis John R. Benfield, M.D. Professor of Surgery Emeritus UC Davis and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (Prepared for the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, June 2nd 2015) Paul C. Samson, an impressive 6’6” former footbal [...]

By | 2016-05-27T09:16:29+00:00 May 25, 2016|Medical Education, Uncategorized|

March 19th, around 10AM PT, UC Davis will be Live Tweeting a Patient’s Experience Undergoing Surgery for Lung Cancer. Why?

“Is there a cure for lung cancer?”  That is a very common question for me.  We all know the statistics.  Lung cancer has around a 15% five year survival rate.  But the truth is in the details.  The majority of patients diagnosed with lung cancer are diagnosed at an advance stage, i.e. stages III and IV (there are four [...]

By | 2015-03-17T23:37:30+00:00 March 17, 2015|Blow Your Mind Technology, Lung Cancer, Medical Education|