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Fanale shares what it’s like to live with cancer diagnosis in...

PROVIDENCE – During his 40-year-plus career, Dr. James E. Fanale faced no shortage of challenges. As CEO and president, he led Care New England Health...
HONING IN: Dr. Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, chief of thoracic surgery at Lifespan Corp., uses the Ion machine, a robotic-assisted navigational bronchoscopy system at Rhode Island Hospital that allows doctors to perform biopsies on small lung nodules.
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Faster tumor diagnosis with robotic assistance

Dr. Andrew Foderaro has performed countless bronchoscopies over his career, but even he can find it tricky. The procedure requires a doctor to maneuver a...

URI researchers discover way to boost immunotherapy effectiveness to fight cancer

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Researchers from the University of Rhode Island and Yale University have demonstrated a new approach to fight cancer by using a...

Ocean Biomedical discovers new therapy that can potentially kill cancerous cells

PROVIDENCE – Ocean Biomedical and Aesther Healthcare Acquisition Corp. announced the discovery of a therapy that could potentially kill glioblastoma and melanoma cells –...

R.I. Senate passes bill requiring insurers to cover biomarker cancer testing

PROVIDENCE – Legislation requiring all Rhode Island health insurance plans to cover biomarker testing for cancer treatment has passed the R.I. Senate. Sponsored by Sen....
TECH SUPPORT: Dr. Subhashini Ayloo sits with the da Vinci surgery system that helps her perform complex liver surgery. Ayloo joined Brown Surgical Associates in February. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP./BILL MURPHY

Robot-assisted surgeon performs a first in R.I.

With the precision of slender robotic tools, Dr. Subhashini Ayloo can look inside someone’s abdomen with three-dimensional accuracy. A small incision can be all she...
TENDING THE DRIPBAR: Shannon Petteruti is the owner and CEO and Ben Crosbie is the chief development officer of THE DRIPBaR in Warwick, a medical spa that features IV therapy, in which vitamins are pumped into the bloodstream intravenously.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

DRIPBaR serves up vitamins through IV therapy

IV drips are typically used to cure one’s hangover, rehydrating someone with vitamins after a night of one too many, and are popular in...
Denise Chakoian is a 14-year veteran of Rhode Island’s fitness industry and a cancer survivor. Last year she saw her business grow by merging two studios into a 7,000-square-foot space in Providence’s Wayland Square, doing business as CORE Cycle.Fitness.Lagree Studio.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Build a community to grow business

Denise Chakoian | CORE Center of Real Energy LLC owner and president When I began 14 years ago, I focused on building a business, thinking...

To Market, to Market

Two researchers are developing a device to stabilize newborns being tested for meningitis. Another two are growing human tissue for post heart-attack repair. Others...
TAKING CONTROL: Sailing Heals takes cancer patients and their caregivers for a sail aboard the schooner Madeleine in Newport.
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For the very sick, sailing a chance to ‘refuel their souls’

Katelyn McSherry’s memories of her mother on the water stretch back to when she was growing up in Portsmouth. “Growing up, we always had a...
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