Smilow Shares to Host Virtual Sessions on Genetic Testing and Counseling, Fertility, Sexuality, and Menopause
Smilow Cancer Hospital will host a series of virtual Smilow Shares programs on "Understanding Genetic Testing and Counseling,” “Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk,” and “Fertility, Sexuality, and Menopause.”
Yale Cancer Center Study Reinforces Benefit Using Targeted Therapy for Early Stage NSCLC
According to updated findings led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center, treatment with the targeted therapy osimertinib following surgery continues to significantly improve disease-free survival (DFS) in patients with early-stage, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutations.
Dr Kerin Adelson Shares Key Perspective for PCOC® 2020
As cancer care providers, aligning care with each patient's personal goals is a key point to be further discussed at this year's Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2020 virtual conference, said Kerin Adelson, MD, associate professor, chief quality officer, and deputy chief medical officer for Smilow Cancer Hospital.Source: The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®)
Lynne and Richard Pasculano Donate a Landmark $14 Million to Support Smilow Cancer Care Center Greenwich Hospital and Name the Pasculano Radiation Oncology Center
Greenwich Hospital today announced that it received a landmark gift of $14 million to establish the Pasculano Radiation Oncology Center at the Smilow Cancer Care Center Greenwich Hospital.
Smilow Shares Greenwich to Host Virtual Session on "Promising Progress on Prostate Cancer Detection and Treatment"
Join Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Greenwich for a virtual Smilow Shares Greenwich program session, "Promising Progress on Prostate Cancer Detection and Treatment," on Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 pm. Michael Leapman, MD, Clinical Program Leader, Prostate & Urologic Cancers Program at Yale Cancer Center (YCC), Bruce McGibbon, MD, Greenwich Hospital Radiation Oncology and Daniel Petrylak, MD, Professor Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Urology at YCC, will be presenting important information about this potentially deadly disease.
Ready! Set! Spin! The Greenwich Hospital Freedom Riders took part in Closer to Free
Ready! Set! Spin! The Greenwich Hospital Freedom Riders took part in Ride in the Garden in the Greenwich Hospital community garden on September 10 to support the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Greenwich as part of Yale New Haven Health’s 10th annual Closer to Free event, which went virtual this year due to the pandemic.
Greenwich Hospital’s ‘Freedom Riders’ Spin to Support Fight Against Cancer
GREENWICH — The coronavirus pandemic forced the Closer to Free event, when hundreds bicyclists hit the roads across the state to support Yale New Haven Health System’s fight against cancer, to go virtual this year. But that didn’t stop supporters from Greenwich Hospital, which is part of the YNHHS, from banding together to join the fundraising event this year.Source: Greenwich Time
Thousands Participate in This Year's Virtual Closer to Free Ride
Thousands of people participated in this year's virtual Closer to Free Ride on Saturday. It's a slightly different set up this year due to COVID-19, but the mission to raise money for the Smilow Cancer Hospital remains the same. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Closer to Free. This year, the virtual ride will have 2,000 riders, which exceeded organizers' expectations.Source: NBC Connecticut
Yale Doctor Stresses Importance of Colon Cancer Screening in Wake of Actor's Death
Chadwick Boseman’s death stunned many last month. The 43-year-old actor and role model battled colon cancer since 2016. "His death at a young age was incredibly tragic and has certainly raised a lot of questions about colon cancer screening," said Dr. Pamela Kunz, leader of the Gastrointestinal Cancers program at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital.Source: WFSB Channel 3
No One is Immune’: Boseman’s Death Shows Colon Cancer Affecting Young and Black Americans
Experts said the death of actor Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer at 43, while tragic, could help shed light on the illness’s impact on the Black community, as well as the fact that more young people are contracting the disease.Source: CT Post
When COVID-19 and Cancer Collide: What Nurses Should Know
Fewer individuals are undergoing checkups with dermatologists, mammograms, colonoscopies, and other exams that could catch cancers in earlier stages. But nurses can play a vital role in putting the public at ease for these kinds of appointments.Source: Oncology Nursing News