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UR Medicine Wound Healing Center Earns National Accreditation for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

July 10, 2014

UR Medicine’s Strong Wound Healing Center is the first Rochester-area provider to earn full accreditation for hyperbaric oxygen therapy from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

Highland Hospital Completes $3.3 Million Radiation Oncology Improvements

July 10, 2014

Highland Hospital has completed a 14-month, $3.3 million renovation of its Radiation Oncology unit including new technology investments to enhance care and bring additional treatment options to cancer patients in the Rochester area.

Wilmot Cancer Institute Scientists Receive $2M Award from NCI

June 25, 2014

Wilmot Cancer Institute Scientists Receive $2M Award from NCI The National Cancer Institute awarded more than $2 million to a team at the Wilmot Cancer Institute to continue its study of a gene network that controls cancer progression, with a focus on pancreatic cancer.

URMC receives grant to help health centers reach patients who smoke

June 23, 2014

The University of Rochester Medical Center has been awarded a five-year grant totaling $1.49 million to work with health care systems to improve delivery of care for tobacco dependence. This grant builds on two previous five-year tobacco control grants and will allow service to a broader geographic area. The grant was awarded by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Tobacco Control.