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News Archives of 2009

Upstate offers new skin cancer treatment

December 21, 2009

Mohs Micrographic Surgery is an advanced skin cancer treatment that gives the highest possible cure rates for many kinds of skin cancer while minimizing damage to normal tissue.

Upstate volunteer program joins battle to combat childhood obesity in city schools

December 10, 2009

OASIS volunteers team up for after-school program designed to bridge generation gap while discussing healthy food choices and exercise.

Upstate recruits four diabetes specialists to provide patient care and diabetes research

December 8, 2009

Responding to the community need for increased diabetes care, Upstate recruits four experts, launches new preventive cardiology service and bolsters its research into diabetes.

Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital gets truckload of toys from Mattel for patients

December 1, 2009

About 300 toys, courtesy of toymaker Mattel and the national children's hospital association, arrive in time for the holidays.

Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards

December 1, 2009

Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments, honors and awards:

Radiothon for Kids to benefit children's cancer care, research at children's hospital

December 1, 2009

The annual Radiothon for Kids will be broadcast live on Newsradio 570WSYR and Hot 107.9 from the lobby of University Hospital Dec. 2 and 3. Patients, family members and Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital medical staff will be interviewed during throughout the two-day radiothon.

Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital wins honor from regional development group

November 24, 2009

NAIOP honors children's hospital for architectural excellence and overall design. The Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital opened in September and features 71 private patient rooms and a performance center, care and solarium.

University Hospital honors members of nursing staff for outstanding service and care.

November 20, 2009

University Hospital recently honored members of its nursing staff for the outstanding care they offer patients. Those honored, including their department and residence, are:

University recognized as a top hospital for surgical outcomes by national program

November 17, 2009

An American College of Surgeons program has recognized University Hospital as one of 25 NSQIP participating hospitals in the United States that have achieved exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care.