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2014-02-04 12:28:36

Northern Nevada's only CyberKnife center draws patients from across the West Coast RENO, Nev., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno CyberKnife recently reached an important milestone, treating its 1,000th patient since opening in 2008 in partnership with Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. In nearly six years of operations, northern Nevada's only CyberKnife(®) center has attracted patients from as far as Alaska seeking nonsurgical cancer treatment. (Photo:...

2010-04-07 16:34:00

RENO, Nevada, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Mary's and Sierra Neurosurgery Group have partnered to create the region's first Brain Tumor Center in an effort to speed up the time between diagnosis and treatment. Modeled after some of the premier referral cancer centers in the country, Saint Mary's Brain Tumor Center enables newly diagnosed patients the rare opportunity to meet with two specialists at the same time to develop an effective treatment plan. Through the Saint Mary's Brain Tumor...

2009-03-31 11:07:00

RENO, Nev., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada announced today that Anthem's 100,000 members in northern Nevada and surrounding areas now have access to in-network care at Saint Mary's, the result of a recently signed contract between Anthem and the medical center. "Saint Mary's has not been part of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield's network. We are very pleased that effective April 1, 2009, Anthem members will be...

2007-05-13 03:00:23

By Slowik, Elizabeth GRAND RAPIDS - On the job at Saint Mary's Health Care, COO Randy Wagner is a mild-mannered, unflappable guy. Outside the office, Wagner's life is filled with an eclectic mix of interests and hobbies, from art collecting to orchid growing. "I picked that up from my mother," Wagner said. "I don't know if it was nature or nurture, but I picked up those characteristics from her. I've always been interested in learning new things and challenging myself both intellectually...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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