Research

Study finds low pain in breast cancer patients treated with palbociclib

Patients with advanced/unresectable or metastatic breast cancer treated with palbociclib combination therapy experienced low levels of baseline pain and fatigue, a recent study found. The study is apparently one of the first outside a clinical […]

UK and Baptist Health Lexington, Norton Healthcare begin recruiting participants for Phase 3 COVID-19 investigational vaccine clinical trial

The University of Kentucky, in partnership with Baptist Health Lexington and Norton Healthcare in Louisville, has been selected as a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase 3 clinical research […]

Norton Healthcare physicians first in world to test cancer drug as COVID-19 treatment

A COVID-19 patient at Norton Healthcare is the first in the world to participate in a randomized Phase 2 clinical study using low-dose selinexor. This oral drug, manufactured by Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. and marketed as XPOVIO, is currently approved at higher doses […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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Blake Russ, APRN

Blake Russ, APRN, has joined Norton Urogynecology Center as a seventh provider treating pelvic floor disorders, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence and related conditions.

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Blake Russ, APRN, joins Norton Women’s Care urogynecology

Blake Russ, APRN, has joined Norton Urogynecology Center as a seventh provider treating pelvic floor disorders, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence and related conditions. Blake most recently served as an emergency department nurse practitioner at […]

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Norton Louisville Arm & Hand growing, adding 9th surgeon

Norton Louisville Arm & Hand, part of Norton Orthopedic Institute, is growing in size and scope. Norton Louisville Arm & Hand currently has eight surgeons and a ninth arriving in September. This practice provides comprehensive […]

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How long do I have to stay in the hospital after weight loss surgery?

How long will you have to stay in the hospital after weight loss surgery? The average is two to five days, but a Louisville physician is getting most patients home the day after bariatric surgery. […]

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Three-part continuing medical education series supporting LGBTQ+ care

Inclusive, supportive and safe health care is a right for every person. For some communities, health disparities and microaggressions can create an environment that is more harmful than healing. NPride, the Norton Healthcare LGBTQ+ employee […]

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3 things to know about caring for your patient after stroke

As a stroke neurologist, I provide acute care in the hospital. When it comes to stroke recovery and prevention of a recurrence, the real work happens outside of the hospital in the primary care setting […]

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