Two Yale Cancer Center scientists awarded the Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research
Two Yale Cancer Center scientists have been awarded the 2021 Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research, a prestigious award from the Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance.
New Westerly Hospital Robot, The da Vinci Xi Surgical System, Brings High-Level Care To The Community
A newly acquired robotic machine will expand surgical capabilities at Westerly Hospital, provide a new option for a minimally invasive alternative to traditional open surgery, and serve as another avenue for patients to receive high-level care in their community, doctors say.Source: The Westerly Sun
Four Foundations Join With Yale Neurosurgeon To Provide Free Books About Childhood Brain Tumors To Pediatric Hospitals
The Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF), The Lovemark Foundation, Mia's Miracles Foundation, and the Susan Beris, MD Fund for the Yale Brain Tumor Surgery Program are excited to partner to provide hundreds of free copies of books from the Parker Book Series. The organizations will distribute these books to children's hospitals nationally to help children and their families understand and discuss childhood brain tumors and their impact.
Yale Doctor: Patients with Blood Cancers May Need Extra Care with COVID Vaccinations
Patients with cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma, may have difficulty producing antibodies to COVID-19 after getting their vaccines, but the problem can be managed, according to Dr. Kevin Billingsley of Yale Cancer Center.Source: New Haven Register