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Breathing Easier: UTHSC screening and treatment programs target lung cancer

The Daily News

Dr. Benny Weksler … chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and also UTHSC’s first Eastridge-Cole Professor … is a key player in a lung cancer screening program that UTHSC and the West Clinic hope to launch by this fall.


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Students Practice the End-of-Life Talk

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Medical professionals often have difficult conversations with patients, but a new program at UT Health Science Center encourages students to bring up the touchy subject of “what happens if.”


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Medical Center Makeover: UTHSC Construction Transforms Area

The Daily News

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the leaders in changing the look and feel of the area, with $175 million in construction or renovation projects underway or in the planning stages, driven mostly by the desire to produce a modern campus attractive to students, faculty and researchers.


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Breakthrough in RSV Research to Help Infected Children

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Researchers at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced results from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).


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Erlanger approves stronger contract with UT

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… the Erlanger board of trustees approved a long-awaited affiliation agreement with the University of Tennessee.


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The top 100 cited radiology articles

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Because the number of citations can indicate a publications impact on a field and also indicate areas of high interest in research, Matthew Pagni, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, and colleagues sought to identify the most cited articles in radiologic journals as of May 2013.


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U.S.-Based Medics for Surgeries in Nigeria

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Dr. Ben Gbulie said he soon will lead a team of surgeons on a medical mission to Nigeria. The certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon who is on faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee said the team would undertake surgeries in some states in the northern part of the country that… Read More


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Three West Clinic centers sold for $12M

The Commercial Appeal

In January 2012, West Clinic joined with Methodist Healthcare and University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to create West Cancer Center, a comprehensive, fully integrated cancer service.