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The institution's principal publication for alumni, friends and physicians.
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Fall 2003 Issue
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NEWS
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NEWS IN BRIEF

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New gamma knife for brain surgery
UC Davis Medical Center's Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program has acquired a new state-of-the-art gamma knife that uses radiation to perform brain surgery without a scalpel...
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Cancer Center wins role in clinical trials campaign
UC Davis Cancer Center is the only California institution to receive a share of $6 million in grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health and five major drug makers to improve patient participation in early clinical trials...
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New formula for lower CT radiation dose for children
Researchers at UC Davis have developed a new method that can reduce the radiation dose delivered to a child during computed tomography (CT) imaging by as much as 80 percent...
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Medical Center rated top hospital for 5th year in a row
For the fifth straight year, survey respondents have named UC Davis Medical Center as having the best quality and image of all hospitals in the Sacramento area...
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Artificial implants replace damaged cervical discs
UC Davis Medical Center is the first institution in Sacramento and among a small number of hospitals in the nation to implant artificial cervical discs in patients with degenerative disc disease...
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UC Davis study finds C-section safer for breech births
A UC Davis Medical Center study that appeared in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology found that mothers facing a breech birth are better off scheduling a Caesarean section delivery because a vaginal breech delivery can be dangerous to the infant...
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  UC Davis Medical Center among top 50 hospitals
UC Davis Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals in America, according to an annual survey published in U.S. News & World Report...
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  Grant Aims to improve care of chronic illness
UC Davis School of Medicine has received a three-year federal grant to improve the training of students in the care of patients with chronic illness through all four years of the school's curriculum...
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  Patients' requests influence doctors' behavior
Patients' requests for various clinical services are pervasive and influential, according to a study by UC Davis researchers published in the Archives of Internal Medicine...
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  Career satisfaction down in ob/gyn nationally
Although most obstetrician-gynecologists are pleased with their careers, nearly one in four ob-gyns are experiencing significant dissatisfaction with their profession...
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  Cancer Center first in clinical trials enrollment
For the second year in a row, UC Davis Cancer Center ranked first among the 283 research institutions in the Southwest Oncology Group for the number of patients enrolled in cancer clinical trials...
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  New chronic disease management program
A new program has been created to improve the health of UC Davis patients with chronic illnesses, mainly by helping them assume a greater role in managing their conditions ...
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