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UR Awarded $18M for Cancer Control Studies; Grant Among Largest in Decade

September 18, 2014

UR Awarded $18M for Cancer Control Studies; Grant Among Largest in Decade As a result of longstanding research strength, the Cancer Control & Survivorship program at UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute has been selected to receive an $18.6 million, five-year grant for a leadership role in a nationwide clinical research network to investigate cancer-related side effects.

Breast Health Day to Focus on Screening and Staying Well

September 04, 2014

Learn what every woman should know about breast imaging, what a biopsy can tell you about breast cancer risk and what you can do to minimize your risk during Breast Health Day on Saturday, Sept. 13. This half-day event, hosted by Comprehensive Breast Care at Pluta, will be held at Eagle Vale Golf Club, 4344 Nine Mile Point Road in Fairport. This free event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and...

City, UR Medicine Offer Free Screenings at 6th Annual Women’s Health Fair

August 22, 2014

The City of Rochester and UR Medicine will sponsor the sixth annual Women’s Health Screening Fair at the Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. The Fair will provide free screening tests for women ages 18 to 80, targeting a host of health risks, including heart disease, stroke and cancer.

Wilmot Cancer Institute, Melissa's Living Legacy to Collaborate on Services for Teens, Young Adults

August 07, 2014

Beginning in September, Wilmot Cancer Institute and Melissa’s Living Legacy Teen Cancer Foundation will collaborate on an innovative program to help teens and young adults navigate life during and after cancer treatment.