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Medical comments from Dr Lewis Blevins MD. Director Center for Pituitary Disorders at University California San Francisco

Acromegaly and Cancer: An update

From the desk of Dr. Lewis Blevins, co-founder.  In today's podcast, Dr. Blevins discusses his views and experiences with acromegaly and cancer and reviews the...

Art in the OR by Dr. Lewis Blevins

Each year, the University of California, San Francisco graduates four neurosurgical residents who have met the basic qualifications to become practicing neurosurgeons.  Most, however,...

Podcasts: The long-term ramifications of Cushing’s

In this informative podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins explores the long-term issues affecting people with Cushing's disease and syndrome.  For more information on Cushing's download...

More on Opioids and Pain

In a recent podcast on acromegaly and arthritis, we discussed the opioid use crisis currently gripping the United States. The podcast focused primarily on arthropathy, articular,...

Arthritis and acromegaly

Arthropathy is one of the most insidious conditions that can affect people with acromegaly often with challenging quality of life issues.   Bone and joint...

One of the world’s greatest neurosurgeons and pioneer of transsphenoidal pituitary surgery dies at...

Charles Wilson MD was, by all accounts, an outlier.  Much has been written about his accomplishments as a surgeon and teacher, but for pituitary...

Survey results and a discussion on Cyclical Cushing’s Syndrome

This podcast focuses on the results of our latest Pituitary World News survey on Cyclical Cushing's Syndrome.  Dr. Blevins offers his views and a very interesting,...

Dr. Blevins reviews an empty sella case

From Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D. - Pituitary World News co-founder and Director of the Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF. - I had the...

PODCAST: Sleep apnea and acromegaly

Studies suggest that sleep apnea is a very common and potentially dangerous condition for people with acromegaly if not properly treated.  Today's podcast presents an engaging...

Podcast: Growth Hormone Secreting Pituitary Adenomas

A highly informative podcast on growth hormone-secreting adenomas by Dr. Lewis Blevins.  This is the third of a series on pituitary tumors.  

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