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UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre Setting the Example for Standards of Cancer Care

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The UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre, an advanced radiation therapy center serving patients in southeast Ireland, is leveraging its successful track record of delivering high-quality cancer care to assist partner clinicians in Rome. Having successfully completed three of its own Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation surveys, the gold standard in terms of global health care, the cancer center welcomed ...
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RapidArc® Radiotherapy Technology Introduced at UPMC Whitfield

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A big day in UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre today – we treated our first patient using RapidArc® technology. RapidArc® radiotherapy technology, developed by Varian Medical Systems, is an extremely fast and precise form of image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Image guidance improves tumour targeting, and IMRT shapes the radiation dose so that it conforms closely to the 3D shape ...
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Understand Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

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Colorectal cancer (also known as colon cancer, rectal cancer or bowel cancer) is the second most common cause of cancer death in Ireland with almost 2,500 people diagnosed each year. Dr. Wojciech Sasiadek, Consultant Radiation Oncologist at UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre explains, “With all forms of cancer, 50% are preventable and 30% are preventable through lifestyle changes. The ...
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UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre Celebrates 10 Successful Years in Waterford City

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Editor of My Waterford, Aoibhin Fallon, takes a tour of the facilities at UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre and Whitfield Clinic. Visit the below link to read the full article detailing UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre’s successful ten years providing radiotherapy treatments to the region. “Whitfield – celebrating 10 successful years in Waterford City” 
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UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre creates “Talking Hands” Wall for World Cancer Day

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Media release  Waterford; January, 28th, 2016 UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre creates “Talking Hands” Wall for World Cancer Day A global event to raise awareness about cancer, World Cancer Day, takes place on February, 4th and UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre Waterford is endeavouring to highlight changes that can be made to avert preventable deaths. The theme of “We can I can” (get ...
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UPMC Whitfield Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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A decade ago, cancer patients in Waterford, Ireland faced hours of grueling, daily travel to Dublin or Cork if they needed radiation therapy—or they simply skipped their treatments. That’s when local doctors and the government’s Health Service Executive turned to UPMC to meet the need for an advanced cancer treatment center in rural southeast Ireland. As the UPMC ...
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UPMC Whitfield Presents Education Day for General Practitioners

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The event is part of a series hosted by the UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre and the Whitfield Clinic created specifically for general practitioners. The objective of the series is to provide a platform where a specific topic is chosen and experts in the respective field present the most up-to-date information and clinical advice. Dayle Hacking, MD, medical director at ...
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UPMC Whitfield Hosts Students from Slippery Rock University

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UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre was delighted to host a group of 22 students from the Healthcare Administration Faculty of Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. The group toured Ireland with their tutor, Dr. David Jordan and spent a day with us learning about Radiation Oncology, the Irish healthcare system, our commitment to both public and private patients from the region, ...
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UPMC Whitfield Hosts Cake Sale

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UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre and Whitfield Clinic recently held a successful Cake Sale with proceeds of €2,108 raised for the Irish Cancer Society. Ollie Keohan of UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre was delighted with the enthusiasm and support for the event. “The staff, patients and visitors to the Clinic really got behind this fundraiser. For so many it’s a cause ...
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IAPM Converges in Waterford for 7th Annual Scientific Meeting

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Over 130 physicists converged in Waterford earlier this month for the Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine (IAPM) 7th Annual Scientific Meeting. Principal Physicist at UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre, Amanda Barry, was delighted to bring the conference to Waterford under her tenure as President of the IAPM. The two-day event featured an interactive session on Innovation and Enterprise for ...
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Workplace Wellbeing Day at UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre

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A great Workplace Wellbeing day has just concluded here. Many thanks to nutritionist, Charlotte Cummins, for providing one to one consultations, BMI testing, body fat and muscle mass analysis to our staff!
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UPMC Whitfield Raises Over €7,000 for Men’s Health

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Here at UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre we are big supporters of Movember Foundation Ireland which shines the spotlight on men’s health issues, raising millions for projects which focus on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and physical activity. Along with our colleagues at Whitfield, 135 staff members grew an array of moustaches, while other staff members undertook a challenging ...
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UPMC Whitfield Builds “Talking Hands Wall” for World Cancer Day

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A global event to raise awareness about cancer, World Cancer Day, took place on February 4 and UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre endeavoured to highlight changes that can be made to avoid preventable deaths. The theme of “We can. I can.” (get involved in the fight against cancer) has been adopted for this year’s campaign along with a “Talking Hands ...
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