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Cancer Center Director to Host Connecticut Public Radio Show

Starting July 21, 2024 Dr. Eric P. Winer, the director of the Yale Cancer Center and President and Physician-in-Chief of the Smilow Cancer Hospital, becomes the new host of the long-running Connecticut Public Radio show Yale Cancer Answers, airing weekly since 2006.

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  • Dengue reaches historic levels in the Americas and closer to home

    Mosquitoes are infecting people across the Americas with dengue at historic levels and U.S. travelers are bringing the potentially life-threatening virus home with them. YSPH infectious disease specialist Dr. Albert Ko is also concerned about climate change increasing the spread of the virus.

    Source: USA Today
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  • Is My Breast Rash a Sign of Cancer?

    Breast cancers normally start in the area of the breast that makes milk, called glandular tissues, says Adriana Kahn, MD, medical oncologist and breast cancer researcher at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital. “At times, the cancer can expand through lymphatic vessels and reach the normal skin, which is visibly seen as redness and inflammation,” she says. These symptoms can arise because of two types of breast cancers.

    Source: Everyday Health
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  • Melissa in the Morning: Ozempic Lowers Some Cancer Risks

    A study published in JAMA Network Open found that people with type 2 diabetes who take Ozempic, may have a lower risk of developing certain obesity-related cancers. We spoke with Dr. Maryam Lustberg, Medical Oncologist and Director of the Center for Breast Cancer at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, about the news.

    Source: WICC Radio
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  • Hyaluronic Acid Lip Fillers Safe for Patients with Systemic Sclerosis

    Hyaluronic acid lip fillers are safe and effective for patients with systemic sclerosis, or scleroderma, a new Yale study finds. The study was directed by Kathleen Suozzi, MD, associate professor of dermatology, and Monique Hinchcliff, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine (rheumatology, allergy & immunology) and director of the Yale Scleroderma Program.

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  • 11 Yale Projects Receive Awards from the Colton Center for Autoimmunity

    The Colton Center for Autoimmunity at Yale is pleased to announce the eleven 2024 Yale projects selected for their promising research in autoimmunity and allergic diseases. In addition to grant funding, Colton Center awardees receive mentorship, access to industry expertise, and feedback on their potential commercialization.

    Source: Yale Ventures
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