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Care and support eased her cancer journey

When Kristin Sad noticed a lump in her right breast in June 2017, she was not surprised that the diagnosis would be cancer. Her maternal aunts had gotten the same diagnosis when they reached their 60s, the same age when Kristin noticed her lump. Within a few days, a mammogram imaged the lump and a biopsy with a clinical diagnosis of stage 2 breast cancer confirmed Kristin’s suspicion.

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Robotics Patient Seminar

If knee pain is keeping you from what you love, we invite you to attend one of our no obligation seminars to learn about what causes knee pain, today’s treatment options, and the cutting edge NAVIO surgical system now available at Cayuga Medical Center, the only health care organization in Ithaca to offer robotics-assisted surgical technology.

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Cayuga Health Magazine – Winter 2019

Our hospitals’ leadership and staff have fulfilled the goal of providing locally available, high-quality, and sustainable health care through improvements that have enhanced the health and wellness of our communities. Dr. Marty Stallone will advance those efforts as the next president and CEO of Cayuga Medical Center starting Jan. 1, 2019, and when he takes on the additional responsibilities of leading the Cayuga Health System this coming fall.

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Getting back her winning edge

As a competitive swimmer who is in the pool for 15 hours each week, Elise Nishii-Kim is used to pushing her body. But, during an intense practice in the summer of 2016, with her heart pounding 180 beats a minute, she suddenly had trouble breathing.

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A health care network for safer sports

A partnership between Cayuga Medical Center’s Sports Medicine and Athletic Performance program and high school, community, and collegiate sports teams provides their athletes with an extra margin of safety. Certified athletic trainers specializing in athletic health care work closely with physicians and therapists to prevent injuries at practices and games at seven high schools, club sports, and collegiate teams at Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Wells College.

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