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No Survival Benefit Seen Despite Increase in Prophylactic Mastectomy Rate

According to a new BWH study, there has been no evidence of a survival benefit for patients who undergo the surgical removal of a breast unaffected by cancer compared to patients who undergo the removal of part of the breast tissue but not the entire breast.

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BWH Nurse Comes to Aid of Local Student on MBTA Bus

When clinical research nurse Michael McKenery, BSN, RN, stepped on the bus to go to work one morning last month, he didn’t realize he would end up coming to the aid of a local high school student onboard.

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Cafeteria Closes for Construction, Alternate Dining Options Available

At the end of day on Friday, March 11, the BWH Cafeteria officially closed its doors for renovations, with a plan to reopen in fall 2016.

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BWH Labs Celebrate National Histotechnology Day

On March 10, BWH labs recognized National Histotechnology Day and the role histotechnologists play in patient care and research.

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Safety & Security: Ambulatory S.A.F.E. Approach

To build upon BWH’s inpatient S.A.F.E. Response program, ambulatory staff are working to adapt and implement the workplace safety program in BWH’s outpatient settings.

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Boston Marathon 2016: Running for Trauma Research and Care

Researcher Giorgio Giatsidis, MD, of the Department of Surgery, is running this year’s Boston Marathon as a member of the BWH Stepping Strong Marathon Team.

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In Memoriam: Robert F. Brach, PA-C, Department of Neurosurgery

BWH and the Department of Neurosurgery mourn the loss of Robert F. Brach, PA-C, who passed away suddenly earlier this month.

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