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Lydia Fernandez


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Navigating Telemedicine in Cancer Care

  • Nov. 13, 2020
Telemedicine may be one of the positive legacies of the COVID crisis. At Wilmot, a team of doctors, nurses and administrative staff moved quickly to get providers and patients online. By the time the ...
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Living Well, with Cancer

  • Jul. 17, 2019
Melissa Sciortino was tired of being tired. She was eight months pregnant in 2014 when she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. When her cancer spread, she knew she had to do something, and that led ...
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Leveling Up

  • Jun. 29, 2018
Driven by the possibilities of immunotherapy, Peter A. Prieto, M.D., M.P.H., and Minsoo Kim, Ph.D., are working together to find new ways to improve responses to these promising treatments.
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A Cornerstone and Catalyst for Hope

  • Jun. 25, 2018
Even on the gloomiest days, light streams through the wall of windows in the lobby of the Wilmot Cancer Center. It fills the patient rooms on the building’s upper floors, and it brightens areas on ...
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Finding Cancer's Fingerprint

  • Dec. 18, 2017
In cancer, pathology plays a key role in determining treatment options. Using a microscope to examine cells and tissue collected from a biopsy, pathologists can identify what type of cancer a patient ...
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Following Family History

  • Jul. 12, 2017
Wilmot's new Hereditary Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction Clinic supports patients with inherited cancer syndromes and strong family histories of cancer.
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Cancer: How Do I Tell My Kids?

  • Jan. 6, 2017
One of the hardest parts of a cancer diagnosis can be breaking the news to children. Wilmot Cancer Institute Social Worker Judy Zeeman-Golden shares advice on talking to kids about cancer.
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Yoga Can Benefit Both Body and Mind

  • Sep. 27, 2016
Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India, but modern research is finding it has many benefits for our health, even for people with cancer. UR Medicine’s Dr. Karen Mustian shares a few ...