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Nurse navigators and nurses like Minal Dave, RN, often offer patients emotional support.

At UConn Health, the Breast Cancer Journey is Handled with Care

October 16, 2019

The breast team at UConn Health strives to guide each patient through every step of their individual path with an unmatched level of attention and comfort.

Complementing Cancer Care

October 8, 2019

Patients undergoing cancer treatment have a multitude of needs. That’s why – along with offering state-of-the-art treatment – the oncology supportive care team at UConn Health makes sure their patients’ emotional and psychosocial needs are met so they can focus on recovery.

UConn’s Raman Bahal Has Joined “Jack’s Pack” in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

October 3, 2019

“Ivory Tower” research takes on a special meaning when successful results can be applied to the stories of real people. In this case, to a little boy named Jack.

New Research Strategies for Study of Oral Complications of Cancer Therapies

September 27, 2019

A portfolio of scientific research papers in the Journal of the Cancer National Institute edited by Dr. Douglas Peterson addresses the oral complications of cancer therapies.

Pinpointing Prostate Cancer

September 10, 2019

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. But while some types grow slowly and may need minimal or even no treatment, other types are aggressive and can spread quickly. Dr. Peter Albertsen, chief of the Division of Urology at UConn Health, discusses new techniques that are now available to better identify and treat it.