This month, Cooper CyberKnife Center celebrated its second anniversary. More than 250 patients have received this innovative cancer treatment since its opening in 2008, and the program continues to grow. CyberKnife is a radiosurgery system designed to pinpoint and destroy tumors in the lungs, prostate, liver, pancreas, spine, brain and other locations.
A recent edition of Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology published an article about the use of radial access as an alternative of cardiac care to increase patient comfort. Transradial artery access helps greatly reduce bleeding complications associated with femoral artery access.
Carla Fynan, RD, Clinical Nutrition Manager at Cooper, wrote an article featured in The Senior Citizens Guide on ways to stay fit and active over the age of 50. When eating dinner, she suggests taking your time and really trying to enjoy what you are digesting into your stomach.
A recent edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal announced the partnership between Cooper University Hospital and Bravo Health, a provider of Medicare Advantage plans dedicated to offering beneficiaries access to high quality, cost-effective healthcare.
Mats Wilander and Jan-Michael Gambill will face off in South Jersey for the first time in October, when they'll play an exhibition match at the Cherry Hill Pro Tennis Classic. The exhibition match is the main attraction of the event, scheduled for October 24 at the Cherry Hill Health and Racquet Club on Old Cuthbert Road.
Last week, the Courier-Post featured an article in its “Health & Wellness” section about a study that suggests that beer is just as hydrating as water following exercise. However, Carla Fynan, Manager of Clinical Nutrition at Cooper, says exercise and alcohol do not mix, and any combination of such would not enhance one’s performance.
The July issue of South Jersey Magazine published an article about a startling new statistic indicating that cancer deaths could double in the next 20 years. According to the United Nations World Health Organizations International Agency for Research on Cancer, the number of annual diagnoses will increase from 12.7 million in 2008 to 21.4 million in 2030; the number of deaths will increase from 7.6 million to 13.2 million.
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) today named new leadership and members of its Board of Directors and Subspecialty Boards, which encompass the field of internal medicine. New to the Board is Andrea M. Russo, MD, Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services at Cooper University Hospital.
The Philadelphia Inquirer featured an article in remembrance of George A. Rogers, 85, a founder of the psychiatry department at Cooper University Hospital. Rogers died of pneumonia on Monday, June 28, 2010, with friends and family by his side.
Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of the Cooper Foundation, is one of the “Outstanding Women” featured in this summer’s issue of Camden County Woman. In addition to the many operational tasks of building a strong infrastructure for the Foundation, Susan is leading the community redevelopment efforts of the Cooper Health System in Camden.