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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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Having a friend during treatments

It’s like coming home.

Trumansburg native Richard ‘Dick’ Austic has lived with cancer since 1996 when he received his first of what would become four diagnoses of cancer during the next 20 years. Richard was an animal science professor with an emphasis on poultry nutrition at Cornell University until he retired about 10 years ago. During the 1995 fall semester, he developed abdominal pain, found standing difficult, and lost about 50 pounds. At the end of the semester, he saw his physician who detected occult blood in a fecal sample. A CT scan revealed a large tumor on his colon, and Richard had surgery at Cayuga Medical Center later that day. Following his recovery from surgery, Richard had six weeks of radiation therapy and received chemotherapy treatments over the next 12 months at Cayuga Medical Center. Several years of follow-up care and tests confirmed the aggressive treatment was successful.

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Career Fair

Please join us at our career fair to learn about the exciting opportunities we have at Cayuga Medical Center and to find out why we are CMC Proud.

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2018 Summer Cayuga Health Magazine

The Cayuga Health System has been building an integrated program of musculoskeletal care for several years. More than a decade ago, we could see our region’s population of older adults was growing, and we began anticipating their future health care needs. Many of these residents have active lives, but as most of us discover, our bodies change with time. To continue enjoying a lifetime of healthy activities, some of us will need sophisticated orthopedic care. Treating the complex injuries affecting bones and joints takes a team of experts with years of specialty experience.

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Uniting to Advance Clinical Care for Patients

Friday, April 6, 2018, Cortland, New York- Family Health Network of Central New York, Inc. and Cayuga Medical Center, along with their community boards of directors, announced today they are uniting to advance clinical care throughout the Region. Both organizations will continue to operate independently and engage in other projects with Regional Partners, but will collaborate on clinical services, regional planning, and community outreach.

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2018 Winter Cayuga Health Magazine

Providing residents with high level medical care in their communities is a key mission for the Cayuga Health System. The mission enhances the health of our region, and it has transformed health care in our service areas especially Cortland County where we have been improving health services for residents for two decades.

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