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The Rhode Island chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network will host its third annual breakfast meeting on Oct. 14 to convene thought leaders, medical professionals and cancer survivors from across the state to address the need for increased funding of cancer research. more
Women who’ve had breast cancer surgery often live out their lives with highly visible scars reminding them of their diagnosis and surgery. more
At Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s 16th annual celebration of children’s health luncheon, leaders lauded the many milestones and top rankings Rhode Island has achieved, while warning of the need for continued diligence, in light of the recent GOP sweep of the White House and both houses of Congress. more
Jayashree Nimmagadda is a professor in the Master of Social Work Program at Rhode Island College’s School of Social Work. more
Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan facility, announced that researchers are studying whether transcranial magnetic stimulation can effectively treat frontotemporal dementia, which is a group of neurodegenerative brain disorders causing a progressive breakdown of language abilities. more
The Washington Trust Co. recently provided financing to the Connecticut Center for Child Development, a nonprofit school and service provider for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities in Milford, Conn. more
E. Paul Larrat, a respected professor, epidemiologist, and health policy and health economics analyst, has been named dean of the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy. He speaks with Providence Business News about initiatives at the college. more
As part of its community lecture series, Newport Hospital will sponsor a free lecture, “Memory changes as we age and what to do about it,” on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. more
Dr. Sajeev Handa is head of hospital medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan facility. He helped to found the hospitalist program, in which physicians practice exclusively in a hospital setting; the program is marking its 20th anniversary this year. more
Notwithstanding the popularity of positron emission tomography scans, they are not effective in discovering cervical cancer in lymph nodes, according to research recently published by a team of oncologists, including one physician from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. more
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