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Skin Cancer    Melanoma    Surgical Oncology

Melanoma Care is a Priority for the CU School of Medicine and Cancer Center

If you live in or have visited Colorado, you most likely noticed that the state loves its outdoors. With 300 days of sunshine a year, many enjoy hiking, playing at a park or grabbing a craft brew on a patio. But with that love of sunshine comes an increased risk for skin cancer.

Author School of Medicine | Publish Date October 28, 2020
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Signs You May Have Diabetes and When to Seek Help

news outletEat This, Not That!
Publish DateDecember 01, 2022

According to the CDC, more than 37 million adults are living with diabetes—and one in five have no idea. "Diabetes may be the most serious public health crisis of our time," says David G. Marrero, PhD, director of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Border Health Disparities in Tucson.

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Moms of newborns with RSV found hospitals busy but ready to help as respiratory virus surges

news outletCPR
Publish DateNovember 29, 2022

Colorado's severe respiratory season continues to hit hard, especially among young kids. Parents of children hospitalized with RSV report that facilities are packed, but that their infant got critical care — and just when they needed it.

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How to Help Older Patients Hang up Car Keys

news outletMedscape
Publish DateNovember 28, 2022

Giving up driving is among the more traumatic events of old age — a loss of independence and a stark indicator that reflexes and reaction times aren't what they used to be.

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Colorado’s flu and COVID hospitalizations still rising, while RSV continues to put “extreme stress” on medical system

news outletSteamboat Pilot & Today
Publish DateNovember 27, 2022

DA virus that’s packed children’s hospitals in Colorado may finally be reaching its peak, but flu and COVID-19 hospitalizations are continuing to rise heading into the holiday weekend.r. Kevin Carney, associate chief medical officer at Children’s Hospital Colorado, said he thinks that the number of hospitalizations from respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, has stopped rising, but it hasn’t started to fall yet.

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