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In good hands

Linda Ayers
When severe cases of osteoarthritis in both of her thumbs made even the simplest of tasks painful, Linda took immediate action – first to see her own doctor and then to consider surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Moving forward

After more than a week at the Cedar Rapids hospital, Daniel was transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. On Dec. 16, he underwent emergency surgery - the first of four procedures over the next two weeks to remove the"dead" areas of the pancreas and drain excess fluid from his abdomen. In surgical cases like Daniel's, the development of a hernia at the site of the incision is not uncommon.

‘A blessing to know’

Jill Asprey
Jill Asprey knows the importance of timing and tough decisions. She credits both with helping doctors find an ovarian tumor early and getting her on the path to further reducing her risk of cancer.

Keeping up

Tara Meyer
Tara Meyer had begun to notice a change in her physical fitness. Her energy seemed low, and simple tasks like climbing stairs and doing laundry left her out of breath. Thankfully she wound up at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics' Pulmonary Hypertension Center.

Carver Trust giving $45 million to support new neuroscience institute

photo of neurons for carver trust gift photo
The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that will allow for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center.

Weiner, Salem receive grant to help advance emerging lymphoma treatment

Holden researchers receive grant to use nanoparticles for a new type of immunotherapy for lymphoma.

Megan's midwifery story

Megan Rife knew that a midwife was right for her before she was pregnant. The certified nurse midwives at UI Health Care delivered both of her children, so she never felt like just another patient.

3D mammography

3-D mammography is the next big thing in cancer deleting technologies. When it comes to breast cancer screenings visibility means everything and this new technology will be able to help detect the smaller, less visible tumors.

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center to host 'Cancer Moonshot' event

Cancer Moonshot
HCC was able to participate in "National Cancer Moonshot" summits which were the first time that representatives of the cancer community were brought together to increase the rate of progress so that we may end cancer all together.

Potential infection risk in major heart and lung surgeries

Did you receive a letter from University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics about a possible exposure to bacterium during surgery? If so, it is important that you call us toll-free at 800-777-8442 to let us know that you have received a letter. We will answer your questions and, if needed, arrange an appointment with one of our providers. You will not be charged for the appointment.

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