UConn Doctors Provide Lung Cancer Screenings for the Community
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and UConn Health doctors were in the community providing complimentary lung cancer screenings to underserved populations.
UConn Researcher Investigating Right Hemisphere’s Role in Speech Perception
Emily Myers will lead a team of interdisciplinary researchers to investigate the largely unknown role the right brain hemisphere plays in speech perception.
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Surviving Head and Neck Cancer
Treatment of advanced head and neck cancer requires close collaborations between several health care services. The team at the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a multidisciplinary approach that provides better outcomes.
2nd Simon Award Recognizes Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis Providers
A team of multiple sclerosis providers and the stroke clinical program coordinator are the co-winners of UConn Health’s second annual Dr. Richard Simon Excellence in Clinical Neurosciences Award.
The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health
UConn Health has brought together our world-renowned experts from neurology, neurosurgery, spine surgery, non-operative spine care, and radiology to offer comprehensive, personalized care at The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health.
Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Reveals Rare Disorder
An odd lump on Elizabeth Cowles Johnston’s breast prompted a Friday morning call to her primary care physician Rebecca Andrews at UConn Health. Dr. Andrews quickly fit her in, and upon checking the lump sent her to Dr. Alex Merkulov, Section Head of Women’s Imaging at the Beekley Imaging Center at UConn Health for a […]
Earlier Detection with Low-Dose Mammograms
While mammograms have been proven necessary screening for early signs of breast cancer, women typically don’t look forward to the uncomfortable annual visit. But now, new low dose mammography technology available at UConn Health captures clearer images with less time in compression and half the dose of radiation. In the past year, the Beekley Imaging […]