Some therapies and new drugs may put cancer patients at greater risk of heart problems. The cardio-oncology program at UMMC works with patients who enter cancer care with cardiac risk or conditions, as well as those who receive cancer therapies that may increase their risk of heart issues.
When family members make the often difficult decision to donate their loved one's organs, they are helping to create heroes. Their loved ones are recognized on the Wall of Heroes, a sacred place at the Medical Center for the photographs of donors of all ages.
Outreach aimed at preventing concussions and other injuries from accidents is available to community groups across the state. Goggles simulating the effects of a concussion are among the interactive programs UMMC makes available to schools, sports teams and other organizations.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Nov. 11-17.