Smilow Rocks the ’60s sets to inspire New Haven hospital staff
Colorful rocks were on display at the Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven on Thursday! It was all part of the event Smilow Rocks The ’60s, aimed at inspiring patients, their families, and staff. They each got to choose a rock with an inspirational message to take home.
Yale Cancer Center Study Shows Checkpoint Inhibitor Prolongs Survival in Patients With Certain Head and Neck Cancers
The checkpoint inhibitor pembrolizumab (Keytruda) offers patients with advanced head and neck cancers longer survival time, according to a new global study led by Yale Cancer Center (YCC).
Westerly Hospital opens new Smilow cancer unit
The transformation of Westerly Hospital from bankruptcy in 2011 to significant expansion of services continued Monday with the ceremonial opening of its new Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center, the second new unit to open at the hospital in as many months.
Smilow Cancer Hospital celebrates 10th anniversary
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven celebrates 10 years since it opened its doors to a new state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient 500,000-square-foot cancer care facility. Since that day in October 2009, Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center have risen to the top echelon as one of the nation’s comprehensive cancer research and care facilities, providing advanced care to patients and families and pioneering cancer research.
Life Lessons: Cancer Today and Beyond
Life Lessons: Cancer Today and Beyond on CPTV. Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Learn basic facts about cancer as well as in-depth information you can use – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Connecticut’s two leading health systems partner to bring new cancer treatment to state
Hartford HealthCare (HHC) and Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) today announced a plan to work together to bring proton beam therapy — a highly advanced form of radiation treatment for cancer – to Connecticut.
Weighing Cognitive Decline After Prostate Cancer Treatment
The October 17, 2019 Department of Internal Medicine’s inaugural The Second Century of Women at Yale: Emerging Leaders in Internal Medicine Medical Grand Rounds, “Cognitive Side Effects of Cancer Therapy,” was presented by Herta H. Chao, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine (medical oncology).
Yale Cancer Center Scientists Build Genomic Research Platform to Help Treat Cervical Cancer
Yale Cancer Center scientists have built a powerful genomic research platform to study cervical cancer, a disease that often is untreatable if it progresses after surgery or primary chemo-radiation treatment.
Cancer immunotherapy boosted by two new Yale studies: Here’s the theory.
Cancer is quick changing into the leading reason for death in several countries, and that’s for the most part because of its ability to evade the eye of the system. One of the foremost promising varieties of treatment involves finding ways that to spice up the immune system’s response to the presence of cancer, and currently 2 new mouse studies out of university area unit reportage breakthroughs during this space.
Yale Scientists Help Immune System Find Hidden Cancer Cells
Cancer cells are masters at avoiding detection, but a new system developed by Yale Cancer Center scientists can make them stand out from the crowd and help the immune system spot and eliminate tumors that other forms of immunotherapies might miss, the researchers report Oct. 14 in the journal Nature Immunology.