Lung Cancer Screening in Iowa

Written by:  Richard M. Hoffman, MD, MPH Professor of Internal Medicine  and Epidemiology Director, Division of General Internal Medicine University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine/Iowa City VA Medical Center Lung cancer screening generated considerable national attention when the National Lung Screening Trial published results in 2011, showing that screening with low-dose CT (LDCT) scans reduced lung…

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Ovarian Cancer Advocacy

Written by: Bridget Toomey, CPC, CPB Project Manager Patient Financial Services University of Iowa Health Care On March 5th 2019, over 150 ovarian cancer advocates made their way to the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. to meet with their Senators and Representatives to ask for increased funding for ovarian cancer research and awareness. I was…

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Interview with Colleen Reardon, Iowa Marrow Donor Program

  Tell me a little bit about your organization (Iowa Marrow Donor Program) and Be The Match. I work for the Iowa Marrow Donor Program. We actually pre-date Be The Match here at the University of Iowa Hospitals. We did our first unrelated transplant in 1981 and Be The Match started in 1987. We started…

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