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UM breast cancer treatment cleared for wider use

The GammaPod uses stereotactic radiation to treat breast cancer. It was invented at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. (Submitted photo)

A Maryland company can now begin marketing its device, which could change the way breast cancer is treated, after it received government clearance last month. The Food and Drug Administration granted clearance last month to the GammaPod, a device that ...

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Atlantic General and UMMC partner on telemedicine consultations

Atlantic General Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center have reached an agreement to allow pre-operative consultations on thoracic surgery to take place via teleconference beginning this month. Potential thoracic surgery patients at Atlantic General in Berlin, Md., will ...

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UMMC raises flag for Donate Life Month

The Donate Life flag flies outside of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. (Tim Curtis/The Daily Record)

Two years ago, Katherine Badders’ daughter Susannah died in a car crash. But she lives on in the three lives that were able to continue through the use of her organs, Katherine Badders told a crowd of doctors, nurses and transplant ...

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For Md. hospitals, no such thing as a ‘snow day’

Mercy Hospital's Bunting Center Building. (Maximilian Franz/ The Daily Record)

When the snow falls, roads and governments shut down. Kids get a snow day home from school. And while telecommuting has mostly brought the snow day for workers to an end, at least most of them can avoid driving in ...

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Three Baltimore Hospitals make top-100 list

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Three of Baltimore’s hospitals are among the 100 best in the country, according to a hospital-review newsletter. The Chicago-based Becker’s Hospital Review released its fifth annual “100 Great Hospitals in America” list Wednesday, drawing on research by its editorial team ...

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