Anastacio, originally from El Salvador, thought he had already gone through the toughest times of his life, until he learned he had chondrosarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer.

After seeing multiple experts, he truly thought he didn’t have a chance at life. It was only after his first appointment with University of Maryland’s Dr. Vincent Ng, Anastacio believed he could beat his cancer. Read...
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This really is an important test -- and covered by insurance -- for people with a long history of smoking, so let your loved ones know about it. The main reason why lung cancer is so deadly is that it usually doesn't produce symptoms until it is advanced. But a simple lung imaging test is saving lives by helping doctors catch lung cancer early.

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Stress and other negative emotions contribute to at least 25 percent of all heart attacks, but now, cutting-edge research shows that positive emotions cause a chemical change in your body that directly improves your overall cardiovascular health.

Dr. Michael Miller--a leader in the fields of preventive and behavioral cardiology, the author of Heal Your Heart, a University of Maryland School...
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"We are running to support all the patients of the past, present and future who come to the cancer center! We are all so honored to have the privilege to meet and treat such amazing and courageous men and women...We hope to continue to do each and everyone one of our patients proud!"
The Stoler Infusion Team from the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center is taking an...
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Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, Chief of Vascular Surgery, discusses leg pain and peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
Don't forget to tune in to our Facbeook LIVE Q&A with Dr. Sarkar today! He'll be answering all your questions about leg pain & PAD.
Don't forget - TOMORROW at 10 am we will be holding a live discussion here on Facebook with Chief of Vascular Surgery, Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar. He will take all your questions about leg pain and swelling and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Don't forget to tune in!

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About 79 million Americans currently have HPV, and many people with HPV don’t know they are infected. Each year, an estimated 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and, of those, about one-third will die as a result of the cancer. But cervical cancer is also highly preventable and treatable, thanks to improved screening and vaccination. January is designated as Cervical Health...
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Join us live on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 10 AM for a candid chat with Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, Chief of Vascular Surgery, and get answers to your questions regarding procedures and treatments for leg pain and peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Comment below with your questions for Dr. Sarkar.
Join us live on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 10 AM for a candid chat with Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, Chief of Vascular Surgery, and get answers to your questions regarding procedures and treatments for leg pain and peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Comment below with your questions for Dr. Sarkar.
Dr. Sunjay Kaushal spoke about his HLHS stem cell clinical trial on WMAR-TV - abc2news.com last night. In the trial, stem cells are injected into the hearts of babies born with a serious heart defect.

Learn more in his live interview: [ Umm.gd Link ]

Stem cell injections used to help babies born with heart defects

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Check out this The Baltimore Sun story about how University of Maryland School of Medicine Official Page research helps lead to better care at UMMC. Testing for a gene variant that affects a patient's response to blood-clotting drugs is now a standard of care at UMMC. [ Umm.gd Link ]

UM doctors want more patients tested for gene variant that makes heart drug ineffective

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Are you suffering from leg pain or swelling? Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)?

Join us live on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 10 AM for a candid chat with Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, Chief of Vascular Surgery, and get answers to your questions regarding procedures and treatments for leg pain and PAD.

Comment below with your questions for Dr. Sarkar.
Are you suffering from leg pain or swelling? Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)?

Join us live on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 10 AM for a candid chat with Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, Chief of Vascular Surgery, and get answers to your questions regarding procedures and treatments for leg pain and PAD.

Comment below with your questions for Dr. Sarkar.
Today we mark a very special anniversary. On January 4, 1997, Thomas M. Scalea, M.D., the Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery and Director of the Program in Trauma at the School of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center – joined our team.

Under his leadership, Shock Trauma has grown tremendously – from the construction of...
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UMMC's Community and Workforce Development and Commitment to Excellence teams have been spending a lot of time at West Baltimore's James McHenry Elementary/Middle School during the past few months!

They dropped off backpacks filled with school supplies, holiday toys and socks, undershirts, and other undergarments for the school's Uniform Closet.

UMMC has officially “adopted” this class, and...
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Working Hard to Engage West Baltimore Communities

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Dr. Mohan Suntha, UMMC’s CEO, recently dedicated a rose to the Donate Life Float that will appear in Rose Parade next Monday. Dr. Suntha’s rose dedication is in honor of organ and tissue donors and their loved ones.

The Rose Parade, watched by millions of viewers every year, is an ideal venue to showcase how hospitals across the country make possible the life-saving and healing benefits of...
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#ICYMI: We opened an urgent care center just yards away from our Emergency Department (ED).

The ED at UMMC averages nearly 170 patients each day. It's estimated that about 50 of those patients could benefit from the services of an urgent care clinic.

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UMMC opens urgent care center in Baltimore

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BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- It may be winter but major efforts are underway right now to raise funds for one very special summer camp.A nationally renowned doctor came up with the idea to bring a group of kids together in Baltimore County each summer, and they're

Camp Open Arms: Where differences bring kids together

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