Rheumatoid Arthritis Study

Vol. 9, No. 3
December, 1999

  • External Beam Radiation Therapy Makes a Quantum Leap

  • Ambulatory Surgery Unit Expands

  • New Island Hospital Breaks Ground

  • Winthrop is Y2K Ready

  • Indigo Laser Relieves Symptoms of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Study

  • Dr. Scott Named Heart Association President

  • New Interventional Radiology Suite Unveiled

  • Mammotome� Breast Biopsy Procedure

  • Drug May Help Prevent Lung and Brain Damage in Premature Babies

  • Winthrop Nurses Never Stop Learning

  • Clinical Trial for Pancreatic Cancer

  • Winthrop: A Center for Lifesaving Autologous Stem Cell Transplants

  • Carnival in Venice Benefits Winthrop

  • John Broder Named Businessperson of the Year

  • Yuletide Ball

  • Winthrop�s Ninth Annual Flu Immunization Program Reached 1,500 Senior Citizens

  • Teens for Tots/Teen Angels� Donation to Child Life Program

  • Winthrop�s Deserving Volunteers Receive Awards

  • Volunteers Needed at Winthrop

  • Visiting Scholar from Taiwan Studies at Winthrop

  • For Long Island Children who don't have Health Insurance

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  • Have you been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis? You may be qualified to test an investigational medication that could improve your arthritic condition. Winthrop-University Hospital is looking for individuals to participate in a 52-week research study of an investigational medication for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Qualified participants will be paid for their time.

    Participants must meet the following criteria to be considered:

    • Must have diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis
    • Age 18 or older
    • History of positive therapeutic benefit with non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)
    • May be on low-dose steroidal therapy
    • No experimental medications within the preceding 30 days
    • No history of drug or alcohol abuse
    • In general good health
    For information, please call Lydia Guclu, RN at (516) 663-4694.

    Dr. Scott Named Heart Association President

    William C. Scott, MD, Chairman of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Winthrop, has been elected President of the American Heart Association, Long Island Region. Dr. Scott has been a member of the American Heart Association's Board of Directors since 1994 and was Chair of the Second Annual "Hearts and Diamonds" fund-raising event.

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