Upstate Medical University http://waer.org en Dozens of Upstate Medical Students Learn Their Residency Assignment on "Match Day" http://waer.org/post/dozens-upstate-medical-students-learn-their-residency-assignment-match-day <div>The waiting and anxiety is over for about 150 fourth-year SUNY Upstate medical school students Friday who learned where they’ll begin their residencies. &nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They opened envelopes as part of the annual rite of passage called “match day.” &nbsp;The students we spoke to all received their first choices. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:39:15 +0000 Scott Willis & John Smith 15815 at http://waer.org Dozens of Upstate Medical Students Learn Their Residency Assignment on "Match Day" Phoenix Man's Prostate Cancer Found with New Imaging at Upstate Medical University http://waer.org/post/phoenix-mans-prostate-cancer-found-new-imaging-upstate-medical-university <p>A Phoenix man who doctors say could have been walking around with Prostate Cancer for eight years has been diagnosed through a new breakthrough technology at Upstate Medical University.&nbsp; The new $400,000 system is called 3-T MRI.&nbsp; For several years, Patient Jeff Barclay received high PSA test readings and had numerous prostate biopsies.</p><p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:59:50 +0000 John Smith 12311 at http://waer.org Phoenix Man's Prostate Cancer Found with New Imaging at Upstate Medical University Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Makes Breakthrough in Treating Brain Tumors http://waer.org/post/upstate-golisano-childrens-hospital-makes-breakthrough-treating-brain-tumors <p>Neurosurgeons at Upstate’s Golisano Children’s Hospital say they’re the first in the world to use a minimally invasive laser therapy to treat a rare disease that causes tumors to grow on the brain.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Doctor Zulma Tovar-Spinoza says the M-R-I technology uses lasers to eradicate the non-cancerous tumors, which cause seizures.&nbsp; She says the difference between open surgery and the new procedure is night and day...</p><p></p> Sat, 21 Sep 2013 03:41:00 +0000 Scott Willis 8236 at http://waer.org Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Makes Breakthrough in Treating Brain Tumors Congressman Dan Maffei Visits Upstate Cancer Center Construction Site http://waer.org/post/congressman-dan-maffei-visits-upstate-cancer-center-construction-site <p>Construction on the Upstate Cancer Research Center at University Hospital in Syracuse is rapidly taking shape.&nbsp;</p><p>The center will have a variety of medical services in a centralized location.&nbsp;&nbsp;Many services are already being offered, like a specialized psychologist, who works to&nbsp;help the emotional and psychological needs that cancer patients and families deal with, and an integrated medicine specialist, who advises patients on non-traditional therapies they may wish to add to their traditional treatment methods.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:45:08 +0000 Scott Willis, Hannah Warren & John Smith 7208 at http://waer.org Congressman Dan Maffei Visits Upstate Cancer Center Construction Site Upstate's Redevelopment of Kennedy Square Could Lure Businesses Looking for Start-Up NY Tax Breaks http://waer.org/post/upstates-redevelopment-kennedy-square-could-lure-businesses-looking-start-ny-tax-breaks <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p><p><strong>&nbsp;Some of the construction and development Upstate Medical University is doing in Syracuse could fit perfectly with the Governor's Start-Up New York Initiative.&nbsp;&nbsp;Research projects already underway could pave the way to future growth. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:05:27 +0000 Chris Bolt 5152 at http://waer.org Upstate's Redevelopment of Kennedy Square Could Lure Businesses Looking for Start-Up NY Tax Breaks