Category Archives: Research Innovation

Strengthening survivorship

Cancer isn’t something new to Chris Norton of Green Bay. He watched his mother battle and pass away from this disease. In 2013, Chris was diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in his brain and was referred by his neurologist … Continue reading

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Why this year’s Aurora Gala is supporting research and innovation, and how YOU can support it

Patient-centered research is a cornerstone of Aurora Health Care. So much so, this year’s Aurora Gala will celebrate and benefit our research and innovation efforts. Cristy Garcia-Thomas, President, Aurora Health Care Foundation, sat down with Randall Lambrecht, PhD, president of Aurora Research Institute, about … Continue reading

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Your support could help fund new therapies for cancer treatment

Cancer is a devastating disease. Not only does cancer research involve trying to find a cure, but it also involves trying to find new therapies that will not only extend the lives of patients, but offer them more options for … Continue reading

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Lee’s amazing recovery could be a sign of what’s to come in cancer care

“The doctors at Aurora extended my life. Not only that, they also made it livable.” That wasn’t the case just a few years ago for Lee Pinkus, of Arkansas. In August 2011, he was diagnosed with nodular melanoma, the most … Continue reading

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Why Aurora’s patients truly are the research heroes

More than 170,000 Aurora patients have made their leftover biospecimens, including 70,000 whole blood, plasma and serum samples, available for research through the institute’s Biorepository and Specimen Research Center, or BSRC. Patients have also donated surgically removed tissue, such as … Continue reading

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Donors support new ways to treat tumors for testing

The 2017 Aurora Gala will celebrate and benefit the important research and innovation going on at Aurora Health Care. When you think of research, you probably think of scientists like Dr. Amber LaCrosse (pictured below) looking through a microscope. But … Continue reading

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Mapping a way to saving lives and lowering costs

When electrophysiologist Jasbir Sra, MD, set out to find a successful and more cost-effective method to treat heart arrhythmias, he was always confident it could be done. “I honestly never had a doubt it could be done if we were persistent and … Continue reading

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