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Wednesday Mar 19 | Washington University in St. Louis

Colditz to be honored for cancer prevention efforts

Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, a disease-prevention expert at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will receive the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology -American Cancer Society Award.

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Thu Mar 13, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Medical Center showcases Campus Renewal plans

Shown is a rendering of what Barnes-Jewish Hospital north and the St. Louis Children's Hospital expansion will look like, as seen from Forest Park.

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Tue Feb 25, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Artery-clearing surgery after stroke should be delayed

Neurosurgeons including Greg Zipfel, MD, and Ralph Dacey, MD, have found evidence that an artery-clearing surgery sometimes given to patients a few days after stroke may need to be delayed to reduce risk of brain bleeding.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health

Medical News Today

Stand-alone organ donor facility is more efficient than a hospital

Transplant surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, claim that performing organ retrievals at a stand-alone facility, rather than a hospital, is more efficient and lowers costs considerably.

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Related Topix: Surgery, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Saint Louis University, Health

Newswise

New Clues Found to Preventing Lung Transplant Rejection

Organ transplant patients routinely receive drugs that stop their immune systems from attacking newly implanted hearts, livers, kidneys or lungs, which the body sees as foreign.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

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