Windsong Radiology Recommends Annual Breast Cancer Screening for Women 40 and Older

While the new American Cancer Society (ACS) screening guidelines recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) states that transitioning to biennial screening is an option for older women, the report notes that either one or two year intervals would be appropriate as a woman ages.Windsong Radiology supports the

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‘Study Drugs’ And College Students: Monthly Patterns In Stimulant Initiation

by Rachel N. Lipari, Ph.D., and Rachel Rush, M.A. (NAPSI)-A myth on many college campuses is that “study drugs” help students succeed in preparing for and taking exams. Study drugs are typically prescription stimulants that people take to lose weight, to stay awake or to combat attention

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Study Reveals Generational Gap on Cessation Among Poor Rural Smokers in Northern Appalachia 

Qualitative Roswell Park Cancer Institute analysis evaluates attitudes toward stopping smoking BUFFALO, N.Y. — Significant differences in attitudes toward smoking cessation are reported between two generations of smokers in Northern Appalachia in new research from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). The qualitative study about beliefs, attitudes and

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Promising Vaccine Therapy for Glioblastoma Brain Cancers Moves on to Larger, Multisite Study

Phase II clinical trial will assess efficacy of Roswell Park-developed immunotherapy in newly diagnosed patients BUFFALO, N.Y. — An innovative vaccine therapy developed at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is being tested in a multisite clinical trial involving 50 patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma brain tumors. The

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State Department of Health Announces Selection of Five Organizations to Manufacture and Dispense Medical Marijuana In New York State

ALBANY, N.Y. (July 31, 2015) – The New York State Department of Health (DOH) today announced its selection of five organizations to be issued registrations to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana under New York State’s Medical Marijuana Program. The selection of the five registered organizations is a

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First 2015 Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in New York State

State Health Dept. Urges New Yorkers to Take Precautions to Prevent Mosquito Bites ALBANY (September 2, 2015) The NYS Dept. of Health announced that an Onondaga County adult resident has contracted Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). This is New York State’s first case of EEE in 2015. Although

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Understanding Why Some Latina Women Discontinue Participation in Cancer Prevention Outreach 

Conclusions of new analysis may help investigators to reduce research bias, improve access to screening BUFFALO, N.Y. — It has long been known that rates of breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas are low compared to rates for U.S. women overall. A study led by researchers at

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Lung Cancer Patients Who Stop Smoking Live Longer

Clinical interventions help patients with smoking cessation, extending survival BUFFALO, N.Y. — Tobacco cessation provided significant survival benefit for lung cancer patients who quit smoking shortly before or after diagnosis, despite the severity of the disease. Results of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute study were published in the Journal of

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