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Children’s Hospital works with community and school to fetch new facility dog to the Upstate

Stone Academy of Communication Arts hosted a unique gender reveal for its students and the community today (Nov. 14), unveiling the identity of the newest furry friend at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Upstate. Cookie, a yellow Labrador retriever facility dog, was introduced with the fanfare of a pink silly string welcome to cheering fans during a […]

Health Connection

Backed by a life of experience, Dr. Brenda Thames bridges the gap between health care providers and educators. Since she was a little girl growing up on a farm in rural Mississippi, Dr. Brenda Thames possessed a healthy respect for education and hard work. “In my parents’ eyes, if you combined those two, then the […]

Prisma Health Cancer Institute will expand its groundbreaking cancer research into the Midlands

Bolstered by an $8.2 million grant from the National Health Institutes, Prisma Health Cancer Institute will expand its groundbreaking cancer research into the Midlands.  The additional clinical trials in the Midlands will launch this fall and initially target lymphomas, leukemia and solid tumors.   “South Carolina is facing a health crisis, and for years our […]

An Upstate man was given 1 year to live. Thanks to a clinical trial, he’s still alive after 8

“Because of our NCI designation and support,” he said, “we can offer hundreds of leading-edge clinical trials that can provide treatments to patients years before approval by the FDA for general use.” More than 300 clinical trials are underway at Prisma’s Cancer Institute at any time and the hospital has been awarded more than $30 […]