Using Cancer’s Fingerprint, UR Researchers Clinch a Diagnosis

March 04, 2014

Using Cancer’s Fingerprint, UR Researchers Clinch a Diagnosis Rochester scientists are using a gene test to diagnose a difficult-to-detect form of bone marrow cancer – an example of how academic medical centers are applying new technology in ways that play to their strengths to achieve better patient care.

Strong Fertility Center Benefit to Aid Cancer Survivors

February 28, 2014

Enjoy an evening of fun while supporting cancer survivors at the fifth annual CARE Fundraising Event and Silent Auction sponsored by UR Medicine’s Strong Fertility Center 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 21, at Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road, Rochester. The event benefits patients of the fertility center’s Childbearing After Recovery (CARE) program.

News Anchor’s On-Air Colonoscopy Aims to Take Fear Away, Encourage Screenings

February 21, 2014

Kevin Doran, anchor for WROC-TV News 8, is inviting his audience to follow him through the process of his colonoscopy, in the hope of encouraging others to have the screening that can potentially save lives. Doran will have the procedure on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at UR Medicine’s Gastroenterology Department.

What Does Compassion Sound Like?

December 26, 2013

What Does Compassion Sound Like? “Good to see you. I’m sorry. It sounds like you’ve had a tough, tough, week.” Spoken by a doctor to a cancer patient, that statement is an example of compassionate behavior observed by a University of Rochester Medical Center team in a new study published by the journal Health Expectations.