Upstate receives $25,000 grant to address colon cancer disparities among Syracuse underserved

Prevent Cancer Foundation provides funding to pilot the Upstate Cancer Center’s We Matter colorectal cancer education and screening program.


First-year students transition to medical school through MedSET

Twenty-two members of Upstate Medical University’s College of Medicine Class of 2020 are getting a clear view of medical school this summer in Upstate’s MedSET program.


Upstate study prompts discussion on end-of-life care

Study in Journal of Geriatric Oncology shows older patients were referred to palliative care sooner than younger patients with advanced cancer.

Upstate medical students were among the dozens of members of the Upstate family at Mary Nelson’s Back to School Barbeque/School Supply event Saturday, Aug. 20 in Syracuse. Upstate’s participation included marching in a parade; signing people up for mammograms, clinical trials and the marrow donor registry; and painting the faces of hundreds of Syracuse children.