News Archives of December 2009

December 21, 2009
Upstate Gala and Radiothon raise more than $350,000 to benefit cancer services and kids
Upstate officials are grateful for community support of two key end-of-the-year fundraisers that will support the creation of the Upstate Cancer Center and provided enhanced services for children being treated for cancer at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.

December 21, 2009
Upstate offers new skin cancer treatment
Mohs Micrographic Surgery is an advanced skin cancer treatment that gives the highest possible cure rates for many kinds of skin cancer while minimizing damage to normal tissue.

December 10, 2009
Upstate volunteer program joins battle to combat childhood obesity in city schools
OASIS volunteers team up for after-school program designed to bridge generation gap while discussing healthy food choices and exercise.

December 8, 2009
Upstate recruits four diabetes specialists to provide patient care and diabetes research
Responding to the community need for increased diabetes care, Upstate recruits four experts, launches new preventive cardiology service and bolsters its research into diabetes.

December 1, 2009
Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital gets truckload of toys from Mattel for patients
About 300 toys, courtesy of toymaker Mattel and the national children's hospital association, arrive in time for the holidays.

December 1, 2009
Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments, honors and awards: • Jorge Torretti, M.D., associate professor of anesthesiology and director of Pre- Admission Testing for the Department of Anesthesiology, has been named the 2009 Physician of the Year by the Regional Physician Assistants of CNY (RPACNY). Torretti is honored for [...]

December 1, 2009
Radiothon for Kids to benefit children’s cancer care, research at children’s hospital
The annual Radiothon for Kids will be broadcast live on Newsradio 570WSYR and Hot 107.9 from the lobby of University Hospital Dec. 2 and 3. Patients, family members and Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital medical staff will be interviewed during throughout the two-day radiothon.

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