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Ed Foster, a physician from Elmira, is the first person in upstate New York to receive an innovative new therapy at Wilmot Cancer Institute that involves engineering a patient’s own immune cells to attack cancer.
Four hospitals joined forces to beat back the debilitating bug, forming a C. difficile prevention collaborative. Six nursing homes that share patients with the hospitals and had a huge C. difficile problem of their own then formed a separate alliance.
The clusters of chairs and small tables in the waiting area bring to mind a hotel lobby. The counters and islands in the pharmacy make the well-lit, airy space look more like the interior of a high-end jewelry store than a place to buy medication.
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Christmas came early for Jerry Galuszka and Frank Pluta, because they received life-saving heart transplants at UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital.
Golisano Children’s Hospital this month became the first children’s hospital in the country to administer an integrated PET-MRI scan to a patient. The scanner combines two common imaging procedures into one, reducing radiation exposure to a minimum and allowing for a dual measurement of structure and metabolism.
Dr. Avice O’Connell, director of women’s imaging at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, said the new guidelines are more moderate and consider women under age 50 more seriously than those of the U.S. Preventive Task Force.
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