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UConn Health Wears Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A photo gallery of UConn Health staff from throughout the enterprise

UConn Health Nurse Beats Breast Cancer and Reminds Others to Get Their Mammogram

Shannon Egan, a nurse in the Internal Medicine Unit at UConn Health beat breast cancer because she found it early and now she advocates for others to make sure they get their annual mammogram. Early detection saves lives.

Dr. Kevin Staveley-O’Carroll Named Next UConn Health Chair of Surgery

Dr. Staveley-O’Carroll, an NIH-funded oncology surgeon-scientist, joins UConn this December.

A notepad showing the chemical diagram of the artificial sweetener aspartame next to a bowl of it.

Tackling the Aspartame Argument with a UConn Health Expert

Natalie Ranelli, registered dietitian in UConn Health’s Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, weighs in on synthetic sweetener’s safety

Dr. Albertsen holding glass bowl in front of UConn Health sign

Patient Group Honors Dr. Peter Albertsen as Pioneer in Prostate Cancer Management

Chief and program director of UConn Health’s Division of Urology was an early advocate of active surveillance, originally an unpopular alternative to surgery and radiation in low-grade cancers

“Thank you UConn Health,” says longtime smoker and now lung cancer survivor Pellumb Medolli, 71, of East Hartford whose life was saved by a simple phone call from the UConn Health Leaders program student volunteers. He has stopped smoking and enjoying both his second chance at life and breathing fresh air!

UConn Student Makes Life-Saving Phone Call

'It’s hard to know over the phone if you are really making a difference or an impact on patient lives, but now I know'

Woman in pink bra representing breast cancer awareness month. (Annette Bunch/Getty Images)

Removing Human Error from Breast Cancer Detection

The Feature Fusion Siamese Network system uses artificial intelligence to compare two sets of films taken at two different time points for diagnosis, eliminating the need for manual comparison, saving time, and reducing the potential for mistakes

Why Is Colorectal Cancer Rising Rapidly among Young Adults?

It's Colon Cancer Awareness Month and we spoke with Dr. Joel Levine, co-director and founding director, Colon Cancer Prevention Program at the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health about why cancer is increasing in young adults.

UConn Health Gives First US Dose of New Drug Offering Hope to Those with Multiple Myeloma

UConn Health was the first in the US to administer a new drug approved by the FDA to treat patients with multiple myeloma who have exhausted other treatment options

UConn John Dempsey Hospital Awarded Seven Women’s Choice Awards for Best Hospitals

The Women’s Choice Award has named UConn John Dempsey Hospital as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, Cancer Care, Stroke Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Comprehensive Breast Care, Mammogram Imaging and Women’s Services.