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Study Shows Patient-Specific Vaccines for Metastatic Melanoma May Induce Durable Complete Regression

?Monday, September 27, 2010 Newport Beach, Calif. – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian recently announced encouraging clinical study results for patient-specific vaccine therapy to treat metastatic melanoma. The study is ongoing, but the report concludes that patient-specific vaccines can sometimes induce durable complete regression of progressing soft-tissue melanoma metastases, as demonstrated in one particular patient who participated … Continued

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Orange County photographers capture Mountains to Sea Trail

Nearly 2,000 photos from more than 500 different Orange County photographers of all skill levels, from professionals to novice shutterbugs, participated in the Hoag Hospital Irvine photo contest.  Participants snapped pictures of scenery from the nearby Mountains to Sea Trail, a 22-mile trail within a 93,000-acre area traversing Irvine Ranch from Weir Canyon to Upper … Continued

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California’s newest Hospital opens today

  Hoag Hospital Irvine brings state-of-the-art health care and new jobs to the Southland   California’s newest hospital, Hoag Hospital Irvine, opened today, becoming one of the premier community health care facilities in Southern California.   The hospital replaces the closed hospital facility formerly known as Irvine Regional Hospital and Medical Center. Hoag completely renovated … Continued

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Hoag Hospital announces new Foundation Executive Director

  Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced today the addition of Flynn Andrizzi, Ph.D., as the senior vice president and executive director of Hoag Hospital Foundation. Dr. Andrizzi was selected following an extensive national search process from a pool of highly qualified candidates.   Dr. Andrizzi joins Hoag with over 20 years of experience in fundraising … Continued

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Hoag Health Center – Huntington Beach celebrates 20 years in “Surf City”

Demonstrating its legacy of providing quality health care services to the residents of Huntington Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking Hoag Health Center Huntington Beach.   “We have always been a part of this community and we’re grateful to the City of Huntington Beach for being our partner … Continued

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Cancer

Patient-Specific Cancer Immune Cell Therapy for Brain Tumors Promising as Adjunctive Therapy

Sunday, March 01, 2009 Newport Beach, Calif. – Hoag Hospital announced encouraging clinical study results for the instillation of a patient-specific cancer immune cell therapy as an adjunctive treatment for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). The non-randomized, phase 2 study concluded that intralesional therapy with autologous lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells is safe and the survival sufficiently encouraging … Continued

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