Removing Barriers to Cancer Screening for High-Risk Patients
While regular screening is a powerful tool for prevention and early diagnosis of colorectal cancer – the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths among Americans – patients avoid having a colonoscopy for various reasons, often related to the complexity and inconvenience of preprocedure preparations.
Bruynell Named Administrative Director of BEI
Karen Bruynell, MM, C-TAGME, s responsible for overall administration and operations of the Brigham Education Institute, which includes the Knowledge Center, Medical Library Services and numerous medical education programs.
Kenyon Named Senior Administrative Director, Cardiovascular Medicine
Jessica Kenyon is responsible for the overall administration and operating results of the division. She reports to Samuel Goldhaber, MD, interim chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Kevin Giordano, executive director of the Department of Medicine.
Study: Surgery May Offer Better Outcomes for Obesity, Diabetes Control
Scientists from BWH and Joslin Diabetes Center found that patients who underwent weight-loss surgery did significantly better after three years than those who followed an intensive diabetes- and weight-management program.
Healers Stand Against Gun Violence, March 14
Health care professionals around the country are taking a stand against gun violence. Join an event at BWH and hear from speakers who will offer reflections on gun violence as a public health issue.
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