Tag: cancer

Local anchor opts for on-air colonoscopy

Local anchor opts for on-air colonoscopy

February 21, 2014

Kevin Doran, anchor for WROC-TV News 8, is inviting his audience to follow him through the process, in the hope that encouraging others can potentially save lives.

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Vertebrate of the Year!

Vertebrate of the Year!

December 23, 2013

“Here at the University, the naked mole rat seems like it has been the Vertebrate of the Year for several years,” said President Seligman.

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Quitting Smoking – in the Hospital

Quitting Smoking – in the Hospital

December 10, 2013

The Wilmot Cancer Center’s new program gives smokers the tools they need to help quit while in the hospital.

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New Cancer Imaging Technology Shows Promise

New Cancer Imaging Technology Shows Promise

July 18, 2013

A new imaging technology that combines ultrasound and laser technologies has been shown to be highly effective in identifying prostate cancer

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Cancer Researchers Awarded $2M

Cancer Researchers Awarded $2M

June 25, 2013

A pair of grants from the American Cancer Society will support improving patient-centered care and communication, and researching mutations during early stages of liver cancer.

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Naked Mole Rats Cancer-resistant Chemical ID’d

Naked Mole Rats Cancer-resistant Chemical ID’d

June 19, 2013

The biologists’ focus on high molecular weight hyaluronan (HMW-HA) began after they noticed that a gooey substance in the naked mole rat culture was clogging the vacuum pumps and tubing.

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Lemonade Sweetens Fight Vs. Kids’ Cancer

Lemonade Sweetens Fight Vs. Kids’ Cancer

June 4, 2013

Researchers put down their beakers and syringes in favor of pitchers of lemonade—in the spirit of the little girl who made it all possible.

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Genetic Signature of a Brain Cancer ID’d

Genetic Signature of a Brain Cancer ID’d

June 3, 2013

Using human tissue samples representing the three principal stages of the cancer, the researchers were able to identify and isolate the cancer-inducing stem cells.

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Wilmot Adds Cancer Survivorship Program

Wilmot Adds Cancer Survivorship Program

May 28, 2013

The program offered by Wilmot Cancer Center will serve as the next step in a patient’s care once they have completed cancer treatment.

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Fighting Esophageal Cancer with WATS

Fighting Esophageal Cancer with WATS

May 20, 2013

Gastroenterologists at URMC have been using an innovative technology to detect precancerous cells and prevent progression of esophageal adenocarcinoma – the fastest growing form of cancer in the U.S.

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