Betty Suh-Burgmann, MD

Abnormal ovarian masses are not uncommon — in KP Northern California, more than 7,000 are detected on pelvic ultrasound every year, yet nearly 99% of them are benign. After several years of practice, Dr. Suh‑Burgmann noticed that many patients being…

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Bethan Powell, MD

One need look no further than the more than 100 research articles Dr. Powell has published in the past 30 years to appreciate her passion for improving care for women with increased hereditary risk for breast and ovarian cancer. “Dr.…

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Bethan Powell, MD

Dr. Powell’s interest in oncogenetics was sparked by a historic case in her own practice. “Three sisters came to see me in the early 1990s with a strange family history—three generations of an incredibly rare fallopian tube cancer,” Dr. Powell…

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Walter Kinney, MD

Walter Kinney, MD, has a long and distinguished career in conducting research that impacts patient care practices and truly changes – and saves – lives. Dr. Kinney’s research has been instrumental in the widespread adoption of co-testing for cervical cancer,…

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Walter Kinney, MD

Dr. Walter Kinney helped confirm what he and others long suspected - that a Pap test alone may not be enough to detect certain types of invasive cervical cancer. A test for the human papilloma virus (HPV) is also needed.…

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