XRO In The News


Advances improve radiation therapy: Deliver more potent, better targeted beams to tumors – 01/11/16

Aid-In-Dying Law Comes To California – 12/09/15 

Dr. Pejavar discusses Left Breast Cancer Treatment – Dec 9, 2015
Treatment for Left Breast Cancer at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego. For patients with left-sided breast cancer, a special device may be used to help a woman hold her breath during radiation treatments. The ABC, or Active Breathing Coordinator, is a type of device used for this purpose and is offered at our Sharp Memorial treatment center.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital Cancer Expo - Raising awareness for all types of cancer, prevention and screenings.

Researchers discover method to lower heart disease risk after breast cancer treatment. – Sep 29, 2015

The deep inspiration breath hold could help protect a woman's heart during radiation treatment. – Sep 29, 2015

Dr. Jabbari discusses new technologies used to target cancer areas directly with radition therapy. – Aug 25, 2015
Nuevas tecnologías para combatír el cáncer se han realizado recientement en la ciudad de San Diego. Específicamente, la radiación a un tumor en el cerebro, hoy se puede hacer con alta precisión. De esta manera, el tratamiento de esta enfermedad es mas efectivo.

Dr. Jabbari discussing former President Jimmy Carter’s brain cancer diagnosis. – Aug 21, 2015

Dr. Redfern on KUSI discussing former President Jimmy Carter’s brain cancer diagnosis. – Aug 21, 2015

Sharp Chula Vista and the Institute of Public Health Services of the State of Baja California (The ISESALUD) enter information sharing agreement 
On October 17, 2013 Sharp Chula Vista and The ISESALUD entered into a mutually beneficial relationship in which each party agreed to share knowledge for educational purposes and professional development.

Dr. Barry Uhl Wins APEX Patient Quality and Satisfaction Award
This national distinction recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that demonstrated the highest level of excellence in patient satisfaction and overall care over a 12-month period.

Preventive lung cancer screenings coming –  August 31, 2013
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Sharp Attends Relay for Life
Dr. Jabbari recently spoke at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event in Sharp Chula Vista, emphasizing family and community awareness and outreach, the importance and "how to" of prevention and early detection, and the many resources available for people of all ages and backgrounds for healthy living (with or without a cancer diagnosis).

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XRO Attends Bi-National Congress for Cervical Cancer in Tijuana –  July 2, 2013
Dr. Siavash Jabbari of XRO, and several cancer expert colleagues from Sharp Healthcare served as recent invited speakers at the first annual Bi-national Congress for Cervical Cancer, held in Tijuana, Baja on July 2nd and organized by the Baja Secretary of Health. During this day-long event, Dr. Jabbari and his colleagues discussed and shared cutting edge advancements in the care of patient with cervical cancer, the seconleading cause of cancer death in Baja. The target audience of this collaborative and educational Congress included several hundred primary care providers and oncologists, policy makers, and other patient advocates from both Mexico and the US. This continuing medical education (CME) event is the first in a series, including an upcoming similar Congress on breast cancer planned for October 3rd, 2013.

Women's risk for lung cancer on the rise – March 3, 2013
Click to read Dr. Siavash Jabbari's article on how smoking has been identified as the driving force behind this increase.