May 20, 2013
Esophageal adenocarcinoma is now the fastest growing form of cancer in the United States, but gastroenterologists at URMC's Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy have been using an innovative technology to detect precancerous cells in time to prevent disease progression.
May 14, 2013
More than 950 patients, faculty and staff, board members and donors, and the local community attended the 13th annual Discovery Ball on Saturday, May 11, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in support of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. This year’s Ball, chaired by Jeffrey and Patrice Pierce, raised $550,000, including $215,000 pledged in cash donations, to support seed-grants for new...
May 09, 2013
We’ve all known middle-aged people who seem older because of health problems and 75-year-olds who seem younger because they’re very healthy. Scientists want to know if measuring a cancer patient’s physiological age rather than chronological age improves communication about chemotherapy and other age-related treatment issues.
May 02, 2013
University of Rochester Medical Center researcher Laura M. Calvi, M.D., a rising biomedical scientist, was inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation, one of the nation's oldest and most respected medical honor societies.