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National Cancer Survivors Day Breakfast Held on June 1

Jun 6, 2014
On Sunday, June 1, 2014, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends gathered with employees, medical staff and volunteers from Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center at the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. More than 250 people were in attendance. The breakfast, sponsored annually by FSLH at Harts Hill Inn in Whitesboro, is...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Jun 6, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcement. Candace R. Correa, MD, a radiation oncologist with 21st Century Oncology, has joined The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH. Prior to joining FSLH, Dr. Correa worked as a radiation oncologist in The Center for Women’s Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Correa received her...

FSLH Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon Raises $539,462 to Help Local Children

Jun 5, 2014
The 22nd annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Telethon aired Friday, May 30, 2014, on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Broadcast live from the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica, the telethon raised $539,462, which will be used to support programs, services and equipment that benefit Women’s and Children’s...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jun 4, 2014
Margaret J. Celebi, PT, DPT, CLT, has joined the Regional Rehabilitation Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) as an outpatient lymphedema therapist and works in conjunction with The Regional Cancer Center. Celebi previously worked as director of Rehabilitation Services for the Presbyterian Home of CNY/PORT in New Hartford, New York. She has also worked as Rehabilitation Services...

Diabetes Prevention Program Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program at FSLH

Jun 3, 2014
The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) that focuses on treating prediabetes to prevent type 2 diabetes. The program begins on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, and classes will be held conveniently during the day or evening. Type 2 diabetes threatens one in three Americans and 90 percent of these individuals don’t even...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Jun 2, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcement. Rebecca A. Deeley, MD, has joined the Level II Special Care Nursery in The Birthplace at FSLH. The Special Care Nursery is the only Level II in the Mohawk Valley and allows babies to receive treatment close to home and families, which greatly enhances the healing process. Prior to joining FSLH,...

FSLH Wellness Center Classes Beginning in June 2014

May 30, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center is offering new sessions of the following classes. For more information or to register, please call (315) 624-5484 or email wellness@mvnhealth.com. T’ai Chi Chih Class A new eight week session of T’ai Chi Chih begins Tuesday, June 3, 2014. T’ai Chi Chih is a set of 19 movements and one pose focused on the development of intrinsic energy known as Chi....

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up”

May 28, 2014
The Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program’s adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes, “Trading Up,” will host the second meeting of the year on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 6:30pm in the Soggs Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. New members are welcome to attend. The group provides an outlet for people to...

Regional Dialysis Center Offering Chronic Kidney Disease Program Tuesday, June 10

May 27, 2014
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, June 10

May 27, 2014
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, June 10, 17 and 24, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

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