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AFRMC Thanks Its Sponsors: 2016 Cheryl Diamond Nyc 5k Schlep Run / Walk for Breast & Ovarian Cancer Research & Treatment

December 10, 2016
The Sixth Annual Cheryl Diamond NYC 5k Schlep Run / Walk in Battery Park on June 5, 2016 highlighted the BRCA Gene Multidisciplinary Clinic, serving women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer.


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Robots in the Operating Room at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center

December 10, 2016
Surgical robotics is an advanced technology and phenomenal in its achievements, that combines tiny instruments with a sophisticated camera attached to the surgeon’s wrist to provide 3D images in real time.


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A Leader in Global Oncology: Rabin Medical Center’s Davidoff Cancer Center

December 10, 2016
Davidoff Cancer Center is an international leader in cancer care and has set the standard as Israel’s first and preeminent comprehensive cancer center.


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Fighting Cancer Across the Globe: Rabin Medical Center’s International Collaborations

December 1, 2016
The Davidoff Cancer Center at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center benefits from the support of the Davidoff Foundation’s international board and hosts a bi-annual international conference which includes top doctors and researchers.


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First Israeli-Arab Rabin Medical Exchange Fellow Speaks at Afrmc Global Connections

October 3, 2016
Dr. Mohamed Kittani is the first Israeli-Arab doctor to join the prestigious Rabin Medical Exchange fellowship program.


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Study at Rabin Medical Center On Induced Labor Shows No Harm to Mothers & Babies

October 2, 2016
Tel Aviv University study has determined that natural, spontaneous deliveries and induced deliveries following the rupture of the amniotic sac in the mother share similar neonatal outcomes, contradicting common wisdom.


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Rabin Medical Exchange Fellowship Follow Up Interview Questions: Marc Lubin

October 1, 2016
Dr. Marc Lubin, from Rabin Medical Center’s Urology Department, came to New York for a one month observership in uro-oncology at Weill Cornell Medical Center.


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3 Questions with Fellow Dr. Doris Parnes

July 3, 2016
Doris Parnes works at the Molecular Hematology Laboratory, at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center, engaging in the diagnosis of hematological disorders and patients follow up.


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Expanding Knowledge Through the Rabin Medical Exchange Fellowship

July 2, 2016
With plans to become a cataract surgeon, Ruti Sella focuses in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center. Ruti Sella is part of an ever evolving field, which combines complex surgical challenges that utilize cutting edge new technologies and growing demand of microsurgical techniques.


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The Passing of Alfred Mann, Great American Inventor and a Friend of American Friends of Rabin Medical Center

July 1, 2016
AFRMC mourns the passing of Alfred Mann and extends its sincere condolences to his wife Claude and the entire the Mann family. Alfred was a great American, an outstanding inventor of medical devices and a kind-hearted friend of AFRMC, together with his wife, Claude.


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Genetic BRCA Screenings: Knowledge Is Power in Our Fight Against Cancer

June 5, 2016
In September, 2015, at age 51, Melissa Arnold was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Her immediate reaction was relief. She had felt awful for months, with pain in her upper chest and weird bloating in her stomach and legs.


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My Love of Shoes Helped Me Fight Breast Cancer

June 5, 2016
Barbara Abrams is a two-time survivor of breast cancer, an Ashkenazi Jew and BRCA positive. Every woman in her family, who has been BRCA tested, has the gene and has been affected by cancer in some way. Her grandmother, aunt and cousin did not survive the illness.


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Schlepping to Honor My Mother: Raising Awareness of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

June 5, 2016
My father, Rabbi Walter H. Plaut, died from colon cancer in 1964. He was forty-four. I was six. Three years later, my mother, Hadassah Yanich Plaut, uprooted our family from Great Neck, Long Island to Jerusalem, Israel to start a new life.


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Facing Breast Cancer and Surviving

June 5, 2016
Naomi Cohen's story does not start with a diagnosis of breast cancer. It starts with her well before and well after that. Breast cancer is not who or what she is, but it is a fact of her life. The very good news – it was over 22 years ago. So if anyone needs hope, here is Naomi Cohen.


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The Doctors of Rabin Medical Center’s Cardiology DEepartment

May 25, 2016
Ran Kornowski, MD, FACC, FESC, is Director of the Cardiology Department and the Institute of Interventional Cardiology at Rabin Medical Center. He is full Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University.


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BRCA Gene Screening & Early Management Clinic

May 2, 2016
Israel’s Rabin medical center has established the only special clinic in israel to perform genetic screening to treat and prevent cancer. The BRCA Multidisciplinary Clinic was created to serve patients with a high risk of cancer at Rabin Medical Center’s Davidoff Cancer Center.


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AFRMC Hosts Broadway Benefit for AML Research

May 1, 2016
American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) gathered at Charlie Palmer’s Michelin rated Aureole restaurant in Times Square, New York City for its annual Broadway Benefit forAcute Myeloid Leukemia Research (AML) at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center on April 11, 2016.


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Is the Cost of Cancer Medication Worthwhile?

March 25, 2016
Israel's Rabin Medical Center’s Dr. Daniel Goldstein explores the rising price of cancer medications and creates an equation to see if the cost is in fact justified. Dr. Daniel Goldstein, a rising medical star in the United States, is at the front lines in the fight against the outrageous price of cancer medications.


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Global Innovations in Cardiac Medicine Presented by AFRMC Fellows at the 4h Annual Abraham & Yvonne Cohen Cardiac & Medical Research Reception

March 10, 2016
American Friends of Rabin Medical Center celebrated the success of its Rabin Medical Exchange program with a reception hosted by Yvonne Cohen and family on Tuesday, March 8th 2016, at the Harmonie Club in Manhattan.


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New Generation of Artificial Heart, Implanted for the First Time at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center

February 24, 2016
A new type of artificial heart – the Heart Mate 3, which gives the recipient a pulse and blood pressure – has been imported and implanted here for the first time at the Rabin Medical Center- Beilinson in Petah Tikva.


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Rabin’s Gold Standard: Cardiovascular Disease Clinical Research

February 17, 2016
Senior cardiologist from Rabin Medical Center, Dr. Alon Eisen, is the first doctor from Israel to participate in renowned TIMI (Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction) Study Group in the United States.


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Rabin Medical Center Brings Together Children Who Were Recipients of Kidney Transplants in Reunion Spanning 2 Decades of Successful Surgeries

February 10, 2016
Rabin Medical Center is Israel’s leading organ transplantation center performing over 75% of transplants in the country.


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The American Friends of Rabin Medical Center Annual Gala Recap

January 13, 2016
New York’s real estate industry, financial, pharmaceutical and medical industries joined together on Monday, November 23, 2015 at Cipriani 42nd Street for the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center Annual Gala.


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Post Fellowship Interview with Dr. Yoav Rosenthal

January 4, 2016
Yoav Rosenthal, a fifth year resident in orthopedic surgery with a focus on shoulder and elbow surgery, recently returned to Israel having spent two weeks at the Desert Orthopedic Center (DOC) in Las Vegas, NV as part of his Rabin Medical Exchange Fellowship.


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