3rd Annual Walk/Run to Benefit Colon Cancer Education, Research

April 22, 2014

UR Medicine’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will sponsor the 3rd annual Strollin’ for the Colon 5K Walk/Run beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, in Geneseo.

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.