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Media Resources

WCC LobbyThe Wilmot Cancer Institute public relations team is available to help arrange interviews with our experts and to assist with questions about Wilmot’s research and care initiatives. Wilmot’s PR team is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ruth Harper-Rhode, Communications Associate
(585) 273-2573

Leslie Orr, Senior Science Writer
(585) 275-5774

For after-hours inquiries, an on-call staff member from the University of Rochester Medical Center Public Relations and Communications Department is available from 5 to 11:30 p.m. weekdays, and 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. weekends and holidays. To reach the on-call staff member, call (585) 275-2222 and ask to have the on-call public relations staff person paged. You should expect a phone call within one half-hour of your initial page.

Preferred editorial style

On first reference, we prefer to be identified as “UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute.” On second reference, we prefer “Wilmot Cancer Institute” or “Wilmot.” Please note:

  • Wilmot Cancer Institute encompasses all cancer care and research activities of the University of Rochester Medical Center throughout the region.
  • Wilmot Cancer Institute is a component of Strong Memorial Hospital.
  • The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center is the building on the campus of Strong Memorial Hospital.