Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Bryce Robinson Receives the ACS/EAST Health Policy Scholarship

Dr. Bryce Robinson, Associate Professor, Division of Trauma, Burn & Critical Care Surgery, received the American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) Health Policy Scholarship through Brandeis University. This scholarship will support Dr. Robinson to attend the one-week Executive Leadership Program for Health Policy and Management. The program will be…

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Scientists Prod Immune Cells to Attack Pancreatic Cancer

UW Medicine | Newsroom | April 2, 2019 Results challenge the view that immunotherapies are unlikely to be effective against this deadly cancer, the researchers say. It’s possible to prod immune cells to attack and kill pancreatic cancer cells, according to a report from scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Fred Hutchinson…

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A Day in the Life of a Trauma Surgeon

UW Medicine | The Huddle | March 14, 2019 Harborview is the only Level 1 Trauma Center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. Dr. Eileen Bulger, chief of trauma, walks you through a usual day in the Emergency Department.

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Younger adults’ colon cancer often found at late stages

UW Medicine | Newsroom | March 4, 2019 People who receive a diagnosis of colon cancer before age 50 are more likely to be have a later stage of the disease, compared with older patients, according to a preview of study findings presented by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. The findings will be formally presented March 29-April 3, 2019, at…

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