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Navigating Nutrition during the Holidays: Tips from an Oncology Nutrition Specialist

Navigating Nutrition during the Holidays: Tips from an Oncology Nutrition Specialist

The holidays can be a hectic time of year for all of us, but before you let healthy eating habits melt away, read through these tips from Molly Rockford, R.D., a dietitian who is board-certified in Oncology Nutrition. She shares tips to address some of the most common healthy-eating challenges we all face this time of year.

In the Chaos of Diagnosis, Nurse Navigators Clear a Path for Care

In the Chaos of Diagnosis, Nurse Navigators Clear a Path for Care

Wilmot began its nurse navigator program in 2017 with a goal to reduce the time-to-treatment interval and thereby improve patient outcomes. So far - it's working. 

Do Cancer Treatments Affect the Heart?

Do Cancer Treatments Affect the Heart?

The short answer is yes, said Eugene Storozynsky, M.D., Ph.D., who specializes in heart complications from cancer. He directs the Cardio-Oncology clinic associated with UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute — the only such program in upstate New York.

How to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence: An Expert’s Guide

How to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence: An Expert’s Guide

Most women treated for breast cancer have something else in common: they worry about the cancer coming back. Michelle Shayne, M.D., shares helpful info on reducing the risk of recurrence. 

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.