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Does Chemo Brain Go Away? Wilmot Scientists Investigate

Does Chemo Brain Go Away? Wilmot Scientists Investigate

Wilmot Cancer Institute scientists have already discovered that “chemo brain” is a substantial problem that can linger for six months after chemotherapy ends. A new, $3 million grant ensures the research will continue — with the next questions focusing on whether the cognitive decline can continue for up to 10 years and how best to treat it.

Residency Helps New Nurses Prepare to Become Bedside Leaders

Residency Helps New Nurses Prepare to Become Bedside Leaders

From the medical side to emotional challenges, oncology nurses have so much to manage and learn. Newly trained nurses may feel the learning curve to be particularly steep. To help close the knowledge and skills gap that many newly graduated nurses face, Wilmot developed an Oncology Nurse Residency Program.

Living Well, with Cancer

Living Well, with Cancer

Integrative oncology addresses physical, mental and emotional aspects of living with cancer. 

Wilmot Receives $29M NCORP Grant: A Q&A with Gary Morrow

Wilmot Receives $29M NCORP Grant: A Q&A with Gary Morrow

Cancer Control research focuses on making life better for cancer patients. Now, as a patient himself, Researcher Gary Morrow, Ph.D., MS., says he’s been able to experience the science he helped to sow.

Can Marijuana Help Cancer Patients? Perspectives from an Expert

Can Marijuana Help Cancer Patients? Perspectives from an Expert

Many doctors have doubts about medical marijuana, even when their patients want to give it a try. One Palliative Care expert at URMC helps sort out fact from fiction on the use of cannabis among people in cancer treatment and for the management of pain and other symptoms.