Research Research is spine group’s hallmark

Research is spine group’s hallmark

It’s not unusual for the presence and expertise of Norton Leatherman Spine surgeons to be requested at medical conferences around the world. This year alone, Norton Leatherman Spine physicians served as keynote speakers at spine conferences in Denmark, Spain, Argentina and Japan, where they presented findings from recent studies. “Our team considers these opportunities an …

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Cancer Norton Cancer Institute researching how to reduce infections linked to treating AML

Norton Cancer Institute researching how to reduce infections linked to treating AML

Nohla Therapeutics initiates Phase 2 LAUNCH clinical trial to assess optimal dosage of innovative cell therapy for those with acute myeloid leukemia. A treatment made from umbilical cord blood is helping oncology and hematology specialists at Norton Cancer Institute reduce infections in patients getting high-dose chemotherapy to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The intensive chemotherapy …

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Research Research program offers clinicians opportunities

Research program offers clinicians opportunities

Norton Healthcare offers a wide range of research opportunities for clinicians and their practice groups, as well as clinicians partnering from other entities. More than 850 studies were active or pending through mid-December 2017. “Norton Healthcare’s research support infrastructure makes a difference in both physician recruitment and retention,” said Stephen W. Wyatt, DMD, MPH, chief …

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Cancer Norton Children’s Cancer Institute launches

Norton Children’s Cancer Institute launches

Norton Cancer Institute and Norton Children’s Hospital, in affiliation with the University of Louisville, have founded Norton Children’s Cancer Institute to provide improved access, new programs to treat rare tumors and benign blood disorders, and a revamped program for bone marrow transplants. Inpatients of the institute will continue to receive care at the Addison Jo …

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Cancer First patient consents to lymphoma trial

First patient consents to lymphoma trial

Norton Cancer Institute has enlisted the first patient ever to participate in a clinical trial studying a potential new drug to treat a type of rare lymphoma. The female patient will receive a drug designed to exploit an abnormality in lymphoma cells as part of an international study. “It’s important for our patients to have …

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Neuroscience Refractory epilepsy treatments available

Refractory epilepsy treatments available

Patients with refractory epilepsy face a greater risk of accidents, injuries, cognitive issues, mood disorders, social difficulties and unemployment. Norton Neuroscience Institute offers a variety of treatments that can vastly improve quality of life for these patients, including surgery, vagus nerve stimulation, dietary therapy and experimental trials. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, 3 million Americans are affected …

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