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After abnormal mammogram, vigilant nurse tries new combination surgery and radiation treatment for breast cancer

After abnormal mammogram, vigilant nurse tries new combination surgery and radiation treatment for breast cancer

June 27, 2019


Battling cancer: Through 3 surgeries and 6 weeks of radiation, this determined Marine vet keeps his chin up

Battling cancer: Through 3 surgeries and 6 weeks of radiation, this determined Marine vet keeps his chin up

June 21, 2019


Airlifted to Upstate, North Country man undergoes lifesaving heart surgery and beats the odds

Airlifted to Upstate, North Country man undergoes lifesaving heart surgery and beats the odds

April 29, 2019


Back on the pitch – after back surgery

Back on the pitch – after back surgery

April 22, 2019


Remove the appendix – or not? Medicine's understanding of the organ has changed

Remove the appendix – or not? Medicine's understanding of the organ has changed

April 5, 2019


Different types of aneurysms call for different types of repairs

Different types of aneurysms call for different types of repairs

December 14, 2018


Getting back on her feet - and deeply humbled during recovery

Getting back on her feet - and deeply humbled during recovery

November 29, 2018


‘A perfect example of why we became doctors’: Survival depended on a medical team, skillful surgery and a patient’s will to live

‘A perfect example of why we became doctors’: Survival depended on a medical team, skillful surgery and a patient’s will to live

November 20, 2018


New option for breast cancer treatment combines surgery with radiation

New option for breast cancer treatment combines surgery with radiation

September 14, 2018


Damage control: Surgeons rely on Navy strategy in operating on severely injured trauma patients

Damage control: Surgeons rely on Navy strategy in operating on severely injured trauma patients

August 20, 2018


A remarkable recovery: His stroke care included fast-moving, coordinated efforts by his wife, ambulance crew and specialists at Upstate

A remarkable recovery: His stroke care included fast-moving, coordinated efforts by his wife, ambulance crew and specialists at Upstate

August 13, 2018


At higher risk for breast cancer, she’s vigilant about self-exams and doctor visits

At higher risk for breast cancer, she’s vigilant about self-exams and doctor visits

August 1, 2018


1 weekend sees 4 organ donors improve lives of 12 people

1 weekend sees 4 organ donors improve lives of 12 people

July 30, 2018


5 reasons you need a team of experts for esophageal or gastric cancer

5 reasons you need a team of experts for esophageal or gastric cancer

May 29, 2018


3 reasons your doctor might recommend robotic surgery

3 reasons your doctor might recommend robotic surgery

May 21, 2018


A new home, a difficult diagnosis

A new home, a difficult diagnosis

May 18, 2018


Catching it early: Breast cancer high-risk program follows patients at increased risk  

Catching it early: Breast cancer high-risk program follows patients at increased risk  

May 16, 2018


Meet the ‘magic man’: Surgeon’s demeanor, outlook help patient beat slim odds

Meet the ‘magic man’: Surgeon’s demeanor, outlook help patient beat slim odds

May 14, 2018


‘She’s alive today because of them’

‘She’s alive today because of them’

April 16, 2018


Burn survivor: New laser assists in patient’s recovery from house fire

Burn survivor: New laser assists in patient’s recovery from house fire

April 13, 2018


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