Monthly Archives: October 2011

Radiation Therapy students to speak at Lung Cancer Vigil

For the second consecutive year, Upstate’s Colleges Against Cancer chapter will be represented at the Lung Cancer Vigil sponsored by the Upstate Cancer Center and the Lung Cancer Alliance. The brief vigil begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 1) outside … Continue reading

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Nursing student devoted to helping in Haiti

The island country of Haiti holds a special place in the heart of Kathleen McDonnell, RN, a master’s degree student in Upstate’s College of Nursing. Her first trip was with a medical mission group when she was just 15. Kathleen … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy students host ‘Move 5K’ Saturday

Students in Upstate’s Physical Therapy Club host Saturday’s inaugural ‘Move 5K,’ a run/walk and wheelchair race at Green Lakes State Park in Fayetteville. The Move 5K (3.1 mile) starts at 11 a.m., followed by a kids fun run at 11:45. … Continue reading

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Medical Imaging: Mastering a new language

Jay Fabbri, Medical Imaging Sciences Class of 2012, is considered a non-traditional student at age 35. That “non-traditional” tag also could fit his main off-campus pursuit — as a bass player and backup vocalist in a diverse assortment of bands. … Continue reading

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Medical student knows ‘a lifetime is not forever’

Third-year medical student Chris Woll knows a lot about cancer. At age 7 he was diagnosed with a soft-tissue cancer that recurred twice, the second time at age 16. He’s in remission. “The title of survivor is a really cool … Continue reading

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