On October 12, 2021, members of our Melanoma Program in partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation, presented on "Understanding Melanoma: Treatment Advances & Patient Care" as part of our Smilow Shares series.
- October 11, 2021Source: YaleNews
Two of the commonly used coronavirus vaccines provide protection against multiple variants of the virus that causes COVID-19, including the highly infectious Delta variant, a new Yale study has found.
- October 01, 2021
Dr. Lynn Wilson Appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Radiation Oncology at Smilow Cancer Hospital
Lynn D. Wilson, MD, MPH, has been named Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Radiation Oncology for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven and the Smilow Cancer Hospital Network.
- September 30, 2021
Postdoctoral researchers often have to make sacrifices in pursuit of their research. In particular, many enter these programs at fundamental moments in their own lives—such as having young children or when they’re planning to start a family. Yale School of Medicine has recognized these challenges, and is pioneering ways to rectify the difficulties they cause.
- September 30, 2021Source: Insider
The sun is our most common source of vitamin D since it's rarely found in foods. In fact, when exposed to ultraviolet B (UVB) rays, our skin produces vitamin D naturally. Yet, about 35% of adults in America have a vitamin D deficiency. Important: Adults need about 15 micrograms of vitamin D daily to meet nutrient requirements. And that's a problem since vitamin D is important for strengthening and maintaining bones, supporting a healthy immune system, and breaking down glucose in the body, says David J. Leffell, MD, chief of Yale Medicine Dermatologic Surgery and professor of dermatology at Yale School of Medicine. Here's how to make sure you're getting enough of it from the sun.
- September 22, 2021
On Tuesday, September 21st, members of the Smilow Care Center in Greenwich presented on Understanding Lymphoma and New Treatment Advances.
- September 17, 2021
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn D. Wilson, MD, MPH, to Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Radiation Oncology for Smilow Cancer Hospital and our Smilow Cancer Hospital Network. Dr. Wilson’s established leadership in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology and dedication to the success of our radiation oncology program has led to enhanced, innovative care for our patients and a steadfast focus on excellence. In his new role, Dr. Wilson will partner with our Smilow leadership team to ensure multidisciplinary treatment is available to all patients and coordinated radiation oncology treatment is accessible throughout our Smilow Cancer Hospital Network.
- September 10, 2021
Learn more about Dr. Harriet Kluger and her care of patients with melanoma and renal cell carcinoma.
- September 07, 2021
WHRY is now accepting letters of intent for studies that advance our understanding of the health of women and/or sex/gender differences that influence health.
- September 06, 2021Source: YaleNews
Yale researchers have identified a cellular process that tricks certain immune cells into helping potentially deadly skin cancer to reproduce.