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Stomp Out Cancer Telethon - Wed, March 14

Feb 28, 2012
Recent reports show that cancer survival rates in the United States have continued to rise, attributed partly to the development of better and safer ways of delivering existing therapies. Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) remains at the forefront of these efforts with the introduction of treatment technologies to the Mohawk Valley such as RapidArc radiation therapy, a faster, more precise...

FSLH’s Stroke Program Earns Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award

Feb 27, 2012
Award demonstrates Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award. The award recognizes FSLH’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based...

FSLH Introduces RapidArc™ Radiation Treatment to the Mohawk Valley

Feb 26, 2012
Cancer patients in the Mohawk Valley now have access to much improved cancer care at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center, which has obtained RapidArc technology to provide radiation therapy. This breakthrough cancer treatment delivers precise tumor-destroying radiation, takes a matter of minutes and is pain free.   “Many patients who have radiation therapy come to...

Ribbon Cutting for Expanded Rome Dialysis Center

Feb 16, 2012
Thanks to generous gifts from donors, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Rome Dialysis Center has been expanded. A ribbon cutting held in January 2012 celebrated the donors whose generous gifts made the expansion possible and included Howard Sears, The Rome Community Foundation, Hannaford Charitable Foundation and the Dorothy G. Griffin Charitable Foundation. The facility now has 16 patient...

Free Flapjacks at IHOP on Feb. 28 to Benefit CMN

Feb 15, 2012
For the seventh consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day in an effort to raise awareness and funds for our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The National Pancake Day Celebration takes place on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, between 7am and 10pm at...

Senior Sunday Lunch and Learn Lecture: Sunday, March 11

Feb 14, 2012
On Sunday, March 11, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Check-Ups for Seniors” and will be presented by Karen Miller, oncology certified nurse and Community Outreach coordinator for The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this presentation, Miller will...

Annual CMN Bowl-A-Thon Raises Nearly $13,000

Feb 9, 2012
The Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) held its 21st annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon in January, raising nearly $13,000 for women’s and children’s services at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The event was held at Pin-O-Rama Recreation Center in Utica, where 59 teams took to the lanes in support of CMN. In all, more than 240 bowlers participated in the Bowl-A-Thon, which was organized...

FSLH Medical Staff Announcements

Feb 5, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is pleased to welcome the following physicians to the Laborist Program. This program provides care to women followed in the FSLH OB Care Center (OBCC). M. Robert Neulander, MD, FACOG, earned his bachelor’s degree from LeMoyne College and his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he also completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He...

FSLH Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeons to Adirondack Community Physicians Medical Group

Jan 30, 2012
Orthopedic surgeons, Leroy Cooley, MD, Kenneth Ortega, DO, Margaret Albanese, MD, Madana Vallem, MD, and Maureen Quattrone, RPA-C, have joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) medical group. They are accepting new patients at their office located at 1903 Sunset Avenue, Utica, and can be reached at (315) 797-1212. In addition to these orthopedic...

FSLH to Host Free CPR Education Class: Wednesday, February 15

Jan 29, 2012
On Wednesday, February 15, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free CPR education class at 6pm in AC Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Those interested in learning how to do CPR, administer choking relief or operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) are invited to attend. Reservations for this class are required. Please call (315...

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