URMC Study: Yoga Improves Sleep, Quality of Life for Cancer Survivors

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Cancer survivors who perform gentle yoga report they sleep better, feel less fatigued and enjoy better quality of life, according to the University of Rochester Medical Center, which is presenting the largest study of this kind at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in June.

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Nurses’ Research Settles a Common Cancer Concern: Skin Care

Trish Bleck talking with a patientGiven the complexity of cancer treatment, skin care may seem like a small matter. However, a nurse at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center knew that skin issues were a constant source of anxiety for many patients receiving radiation therapy, and through research she discovered that routine advice was rooted in myth instead of scientific evidence.

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Wilmot Obtains Nearly $2M in Cancer Stem Cell Funding

Two large federal grants received this summer allows Wilmot Cancer Center researchers to continue their work into stem cells that give rise to cancer.

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