UConn Health Selected for Duffy Status Health Equity Project

UConn Health has been selected among 24 health and hospital systems for the American Society of Hematology project to establish new blood reference ranges that better reflect diverse patient populations.

UConn Health Minute: Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer for both men and women but as UConn Health thoracic surgeon Dustin Walters explains, patient outcomes can be improved with early screening and advanced treatment options.

Geriatric Care Program Now Available for Cancer Patients at UConn Health

The Geriatric Oncology Co-Management Program was created at UConn Health’s Carol and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center in conjunction with the UConn Center on Aging creating a unique program that only a minority of community oncology practices in the U.S. provide access to geriatric specialty care

UConn Health Using AI for Early Identification of Lung Cancer

UConn Health has implemented an Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) system to assist with the identification, management, and treatment of patients with lung cancer.

Dustin Walters, MD, Section Chief for Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at UConn Health (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo).

UConn Health Recruits Leader of Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Dustin Walters has been recruited to the Department of Surgery at UConn Health to launch a new program for thoracic surgical care and to grow it to world-class program heights.

BMT at UConn Health

UConn Health Begins Blood and Marrow Transplants

Dr. Kapil S. Meleveedu was recently recruited and has launched the new Blood and Marrow Transplant Program establishing a state-of-the-art Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at UConn John Dempsey Hospital.

Bill Holley celebrating

A Very ‘Holley Family’ Christmas, Now Cancer-Free

Connecticut Man Now Cancer Free Thanks to Powerful Immunotherapy Care He Received at the UConn Health Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sights and scenes around the UConn Health John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington amongst the fall foliage at sunrise on Oct. 19, 2023.

UConn John Dempsey Hospital Receives the 2024 Women’s Choice Awards as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Eight Areas

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

UConn Health Minute: Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is hard to detect because it generally doesn’t cause any symptoms. As UConn Health endocrine surgeon Giao Phan explains, it’s important to pay attention to changes in your neck or throat because if found early, most thyroid cancers are highly curable.

Grateful Patient Survives Lung Cancer Due to Early Detection

“UConn is my hospital of choice, and I cannot say enough about Dr. Ibrahim and his team.” - Chris Ambrose