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Head and Neck Cancer: Local Education & Support Group Open to Friends and Family

Every month a special group meets at the Barrett Cancer Center at UC Health to share support for those living with a kind of cancer that can impact everything from how people talk to how they look. Medium: Local 12 WKRC Watch / read the segment >

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UC Brain Science Unit Launches Push for Own Building

In a bold effort to place the University of Cincinnati’s sprawling brain-science practice under one roof, writes Anne Saker of the Cincinnati Enquirer, officials of the UC Neuroscience Institute announced Friday a $54.6 million campaign to build a dedicated facility for the study and treatment of disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke and epilepsy. Media:…
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Obesity May Affect Hearing and Brain

Dr. Ravi Samy, director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the UC Neurosensory Disorders Center, discusses a possible link between obesity and spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks. Read the story here>> Media Outlet: Medical Xpress

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UC Neuroscience Institute Helps Patients, Bottom Line

The UC Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), one of four institutes of the UC College of Medicine and UC Health , brings in more than one-third of revenue at the UC Medical Center (UCMC). UCNI posted revenue of $230 million last year, and profits are increasing between 6 percent and 10 percent a year, administrative director Anya Sanchez said….
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UC Neuroscience Institute Gets New Leader

Joseph Broderick, MD, will become director of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) effective Jan. 1, 2014. Dr. Broderick, who has served as research director, will assume this new position as John Tew, MD, who has served as clinical director, steps into new roles at the College of Medicine and UC Health following 15…
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Dr. Ravi Samy Gives Burn Victim Hope to Hear

After a life-changing accident 13 years ago Sharon Everett’s dream is to be able to hear normally again. Her story turns a tragedy into a triumph because she wants to use her cochlear implant, a device that stimulates the cochlear nerve to help patients hear, to better listen to others as she volunteers for burn…
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Dr. Keith Casper Explains the Importance of Early Detection of Head and Neck Cancers

After losing her husband to tongue cancer a Cincinnati woman urges community members to take advantage of free head and neck cancer screenings offered by UC Health physicians. Dr. Keith Casper, otolaryngologist at UC Health explains, “these types of cancers are very treatable if detected early.” He describes some symptoms of head and neck cancers…
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Dr. Ravi Samy Gives Woman Hope to Hear After 13 Years of Silence

Dr. Ravi Samy, director of the adult cochlear implantation program, has completed the preparation to hopefully bring an end to Sharon Everett’s silence. Since an explosion caused by leaking chemicals at her Cold Springs home left her severely disfigured and clinging to life, Sharon has undergone over 100 surgeries and lost her ability to clearly…
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Dr. Theodosopoulos Discusses Pituitary Tumors on WMKV’s HealthScope

Learn about pituitary tumors and how they can affect your health and lifestyle from Dr. Philip Theodosopoulos on HealthScope, a weekly discussion about health and wellness issues for adults and their families and caregivers. Dr. Theodosopoulos is a neurosurgeon at the UC Brain Tumor Center and an associate professor of neurosurgery at the University of…
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Woman Who Spoke for First Time after 35 Years Drew National Attention

The story of Jan Christian, the woman who regained her voice after 35 years, was first reported a year ago by FOX19 and later carried by numerous other Fox affiliates across the country. Over the next year, her doctor, Sid Khosla, MD, received almost two dozen phone calls from people in similar circumstances. Woman Who…
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