June 10, 2013
The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center has received the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer—a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving patient outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients. The award acknowledges 79 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs...
May 30, 2013
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is airing a series of television ads that feature real people living with the effects of smoking-related diseases. The ads urge smokers to contact their doctors for assistance with quitting. More than 25,000 New Yorkers die each year from smoking-related diseases.
May 28, 2013
The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center is helping patients navigate the complexities of cancer survivorship care with the introduction of the Judy DiMarzo Survivorship Program—the first in the region to offer this comprehensive approach to survivorship. The program will serve as the next step in a patient’s care once they have completed cancer treatment.
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.