• New Grant Awarded to Compare Bariatric Surgery Operations

    With a Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Kaiser Permanente Southern California researchers will compare how the 2 leading bariatric surgical procedures can benefit people who are severely obese. Bariatric surgery is currently the most effective treatment strategy for weight loss in the severely obese. Long-term data on the ‘gold ...
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  • New Grants Look at Women Cancer Survivors

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) to Kaiser Permanente Southern California and UCLA for a study to determine if mature breast cancer survivors are prone to aging at a faster rate than women who have not had cancer. The Garfield Memorial Fund awarded another grant to KPSC to examine the ...
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  • New Grant Supports Evaluation of Distress Screening for Patients With Breast Cancer

    Kaiser Permanente Southern California researchers will study the implementation and effectiveness of guideline-recommended cancer distress screening with a grant from the California Breast Cancer Research Program. Many breast cancer patients experience psychological distress during their cancer care journey. In fact, up to one-half of all newly diagnosed patients report distress in the first year of treatment. ...
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