News Archives of June 2010
June 23, 2010
Ethiopia Breast Cancer Project attracts expertise of Upstate’s Timothy Dye
Study, published in the journal Cancer, finds that lack of patient and provider awareness of breast cancer slows treatment and ability to accurately diagnose breast cancer in Africa’s second-most populous nation.
June 17, 2010
Upstate will study feasibility of opening branch campuses in North Country, Mohawk Valley
State gives go ahead for study of branch campuses that would allow university to attract, train and retrain medical professionals to rural communities experience workforce shortages in healthcare.
June 15, 2010
Sharon Brangman becomes leading voice for elderly as president of Geriatrics Society
Upstate Medical University’s Brangman begins term as American Geriatrics Society president at "a turning point for elder healthcare," she says.
June 14, 2010
Upstate breast cancer studies to be funded by Baldwin Foundation’s Ride for Research
Ride for Research Sept. 19 will benefit Upstate Medical University's breast cancer research. Since 2002, Baldwin Foundation has raised more than $1.4 million for cancer research at Upstate.
June 14, 2010
Upstate opens Cancer Research Institute
In a move designed to escalate the war on cancer, Upstate Medical University has open the Upstate Cancer Research Institute (CRI) to serve as the hub of tens millions of dollars of research activity, most of it aimed at finding new cancer treatments.
June 4, 2010
Upstate marks National Cancer Survivors Day
Nearly 500 cancer survivors and their families will celebrate life at the National Cancer Survivors Day celebration Sunday, June 6, sponsored by Upstate Medical University. The event will be attended by cancer survivors —from teens to octogenarians—from throughout Central New York.
June 3, 2010
Leading cancer researchers gather at Upstate for symposium, opening of Cancer Research Institute
Noted cancer researchers will participate in a Cancer Research Symposium at Upstate Medical University as part of the grand opening activities for the Upstate Cancer Research Institute June 10.