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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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Mining Heart Data to Improve Cardiac Care

Mining Heart Data to Improve Cardiac Care

March 12, 2013

The group focused on the use of implantable defibrillators and the treatment of Long QT syndrome.

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‘Virtual’ House Calls for Parkinson’s Patients Effective

‘Virtual’ House Calls for Parkinson’s Patients Effective

March 11, 2013

Telemedicine check-ups for people with Parkinson’s disease can not only provide effective care but also generate a significant economic benefit.

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New Device Developed to Treat Aneurysms

New Device Developed to Treat Aneurysms

February 7, 2013

URMC’s Heart and Vascular Center is one of just 30 centers to use a custom-made endovascular graft for the most challenging abdominal aortic aneurysms cases.

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New Law Impacts Mammogram Providers

New Law Impacts Mammogram Providers

January 17, 2013

A New York state law that goes into effect this month could impact up to half of all women who get annual mammograms.

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Study Aims to Curtail Chemo Queasiness

Study Aims to Curtail Chemo Queasiness

January 8, 2013

URMC researchers continue their quest to help cancer patients cope with nausea during chemotherapy by using relaxation techniques and acupressure wrist bands.

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Small Defibrillator Tweaks Give Big Benefits

Small Defibrillator Tweaks Give Big Benefits

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

With a simple tweak, defibrillators – devices designed to detect and correct dangerous heart rhythms – can help people with heart disease live longer, and with a much better quality of life, than they do now.

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Two Rochester Neurologists among Those Calling for Stronger Studies

October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The availability of new treatments that affect millions of people ultimately depends on these early studies, and the stakes are high not only for researchers but for patients.

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