News Archives of March 2013

March 29, 2013
Upstate earns listing with Lung Cancer Alliance for experience in lung cancer screening
Upstate is the only facility in Central New York to be listed by the Lung Cancer Alliance as among the nation’s “experienced sites” in offering a comprehensive Lung Cancer Screening Program.

March 29, 2013
Nurse Advocacy Program expands to breast imaging center
Nurse advocate provides one-on-one nursing care for patients, meets with patients' families and reviews charts and coordinates care.

March 29, 2013
Upstate is part of national study looking for biomarkers to detect colon cancer
Upstate is one of only 18 sites in the country taking part in study of biomarkers, may hold clues to the presence of colon cancer before symptoms show.

March 27, 2013
Signed beams placed, represent the heart and soul of Upstate Cancer Center
Cancer survivors told their stories in a ceremony to mark the installation of the final steel and cheered as the beams rose against the blue March sky.

March 20, 2013
Upstate’s Geneva Tower gets region’s first ‘Healthy High Rise” designation
American Cancer Society honors the residence hall for being the first smoke-free high rise in Upstate New York.

March 19, 2013
Upstate announces administrative changes in College of Medicine, Research Administration
David Duggan, MD, has been named dean of the College of Medicine, and Rosemary Rochford, PhD, has been named vice president for research.

March 18, 2013
Video highlights Upstate experience for potential faculty, staff
Research activity, clinical care, the opportunity to work with students and the beauty of Central New York are featured in video.

March 18, 2013
Upstate New York Poison Center celebrates National Poison Prevention Week
Upstate New York Poison Center managed 80,000 calls in 2011. This year’s observance focuses on medication safety practices.

March 15, 2013
Match Day 2013
Upstate Medical University's fourth-year College of Medicine students learned where they will spend their first year of training, known as residency, in their chosen specialty. Established in 1952 by the National Resident Matching Program, Match Day provides an orderly and fair way to match applicants with available positions.

March 15, 2013
Medical students at Upstate Medical University get residency assignments
Forty-two percent will stay in New York for their residency program.

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