Health Sciences Report

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Identifier 1985_Vol.10 No.2
Title Health Sciences Report
Subject Public Relations; Journalism, Medical; Academic Medical Centers; Mass Media; Patient Education Handout; Publications; Ephemera
Description Health Sciences Report University of Utah JSilia! • I Many have heard the statistics: the risk of developing cancer for those between ages 65 and 85 is 20 percent, compared to 2 percent for those between 20 and 50. But until a well- known figure like President Ronald Reagan was diag-nosed with the disease last summer, the numbers may have meant little. For more on the increasing number of elderly cancer patients and their fear of the disease, see page 18. Mm Health Sciences Report 2 Caring for the Elderly Patient The University's Geron-tology Program prepares students to care for a rapidly growing older population. 6 Who Shall Survive? The questions of rationing health care and determining quality of life are probed by Utah researchers. 10 Shedding Stereotypes of the Elderly U of U students are living and learning with the elderly, and changing their attitudes about aging in the process. 12 Growing Older Gracefully Seven prominent Utahns share their thoughts about aging in a special photo essay. 18 Cancer, Once Spoken of in Whispers, Is Discussed Openly and Loudly A proposed Utah Cancer Center will help increase cure rates and decrease the elderly's fear of the disease. 2 0 Inroads in Cancer Treatment Utah researchers develop new therapies for brain, head and neck, prostate, gynecologic and other cancers. 2 9 Clinical Practice - A Special Interview Health Sciences Vice President Don E. Detmer explains how Utah is meeting the challenge of older patients and new problems. 3 2 Through an Ophthalmologist's Eyes On leave in Saudi Arabia, Utah's chairman of ophthalmology describes his experiences in a famous eye hospital. 3 4 In Brief 3 9 Centerounds Health Sciences Report University of Utah Vol. 10, No. 2/ Summer/ Fall 1985
Publisher University of Utah Health Care Office of Public Affairs and Marketing
Date 1985
Language eng
Relation University of Utah Health Care Office of Public Affairs and Marketing Collection
Rights Management Copyright 2012
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Scanning Technician mtd
Metadata Cataloger amt
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Date Created 2012-04-12
Date Modified 2013-02-11
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