Surgeons at work

Opening Up

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The evolving world of surgery

Recent and relevant

Inside Stanford Medicine

Cutting out cancer

Chemists develop a new technique for improving stomach cancer surgery results

Inside Stanford Medicine

A way to shrink scars

Clinical trial shows "stress shield" device reduces appearance of revised scars

From the Archives

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Blood at Work

Against the flow

What's behind the decline in blood transfusions?

Other Issues

Stanford Medicine magazine is published three times a year, and each issue focuses on a specific topic.
Environmental Impact
Summer 2013

Environmental impact

The water you drink, the air you breathe, your neighborhood — in other words, your environment – can make or break your health.

Life Begins
Fall 2013

Life begins

Obstetricians have always wanted the ability to diagnose and treat the fetus. But in the past they lacked the necessary tools.

Mysteries of the heart
Spring 2014

Mysteries of the heart

But many experts believe better options are coming: They expect research on stem cells to bring about a revolution in care for heart disease patients.