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Crash changes perspective

Crash changes perspective

April 17, 2024

Health care worker urges colleagues not to neglect their own well-being


Upstate urologists treat injured Ukrainian soldiers

Upstate urologists treat injured Ukrainian soldiers

December 21, 2023

Urologists repair battlefield injuries on trip to their embattled homeland


Have you put off your colonoscopy?

Have you put off your colonoscopy?

August 17, 2023

Test helps physician detect colorectal cancer early, start treatment


Life goes on even as cancer spreads

Life goes on even as cancer spreads

August 4, 2023

'It's not as bad as you think,' says Vince Lumia of Syracuse


For her, survival means starting anew

For her, survival means starting anew

July 26, 2023

Cancer survivor Sophie Friedman wants people to know that patients don’t...


Surgeon travels across the world to help heal war wounds

Surgeon travels across the world to help heal war wounds

June 23, 2023

Doctors operated on 35 patients, both civilian and military


Helping Natalie see

Helping Natalie see

March 31, 2023

Upstate's vision care team helps a child with cataracts and glaucoma


Back in action

Back in action

March 9, 2023

A quick procedure for a disk injury brings relief to a college athlete


Breast surgeons deploy 'scouts' to locate tumors, lesions

Breast surgeons deploy 'scouts' to locate tumors, lesions

July 5, 2022

Breast cancer surgeons at Upstate use a new technology called Savi Scout that...


Surgery successfully treats his prostate cancer

Surgery successfully treats his prostate cancer

June 27, 2022

It wasn't easy but gets better with time, patient says.


Advanced cancer that calls for aggressive treatment

Advanced cancer that calls for aggressive treatment

June 22, 2022

When advanced cancer patients face the removal of their bladder in a lifesaving...


Her decision: for each day to be good

Her decision: for each day to be good

June 8, 2022

Pastor Sue Crawson-Brizzolara of Harpursville praises her Upstate health care...


Her breast cancer diagnosis came four days before the birth of her son

Her breast cancer diagnosis came four days before the birth of her son

May 26, 2022

Nurse practitioner alternated breastfeeding with chemotherapy


Swift fix for hips, knees

Swift fix for hips, knees

January 25, 2022

Some joint replacements offer quick discharge after surgery


The tale behind Beaver Stickz

The tale behind Beaver Stickz

December 14, 2021

After brain surgery, a young boy wanted to give back


A prostate ‘lift’ instead of surgery

A prostate ‘lift’ instead of surgery

December 10, 2021

A treatment option with no sexual side effects


Brain tumors come out; brain ‘tiles’ go in

Brain tumors come out; brain ‘tiles’ go in

July 27, 2021

These tiny tiles provide radiation therapy after brain cancer surgery


Saved by a team of surgeons

Saved by a team of surgeons

July 13, 2021

An Owego man had a 16-pound tumor removed in a 12-hour operation


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