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What you need to know about breast cancer today

The statistics are impossible to ignore. According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will be personally affected by breast cancer at some point. This year alone, nearly 250,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed, and more than 40,450 women will die from the disease....

  • Is participating in a clinical trial right for you?

    Is participating in a clinical trial right for you?

    When most people hear the word melanoma, they think scary mole. But for one patient at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, malignant cancer caused fluid to collect in her abdomen — over a gallon a week. Her doctors suggested she enroll in a clinical trial involving two new types of cancer drugs....

  • Improving quality of care

    Improving quality of care

    It’s such a tall order it’s practically a paradox: How do you keep healthcare costs in check and find ways to improve quality of care at the same time? For GBMC HealthCare, it’s more like a mission and it starts with putting the patients first. “Our approach is all about actively seeking out what...

  • GBMC: An unlikely hero in the fight against domestic abuse

    GBMC: An unlikely hero in the fight against domestic abuse

    The 77-year-old went to the emergency department at Greater Baltimore Medical Center after suffering a fall. But because GBMC routinely screens every patient for signs of domestic violence, nurses learned the woman had also been a victim of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of her fiancée....

  • Singing the Praises of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center at GBMC

    Singing the Praises of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center at GBMC

    The Johns Hopkins Voice Center located at Greater Baltimore Medical Center’s (GBMC) Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head & Neck Surgery Center is hitting the right notes as it mends damaged voices with a little help from Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. The Voice Center diagnoses and treats people...

  • Shop for bargains and help fund patient care

    Shop for bargains and help fund patient care

    Anyone who's shopped at the Nearly New Sale, a fundraiser for the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, knows to expect some incredible deals. And with the next event approaching in mid-October, bargain hunters around the metro area are gearing up for another turn to pass through this remarkable sale...

  • Lean Daily Management and Transparency: Powerful tools for cultural change in healthcare

    Lean Daily Management and Transparency: Powerful tools for cultural change in healthcare

    Hand hygiene, patient satisfaction, hospice comfort — these are just a few of the many priorities of a top-run healthcare organization. Providing the very best care involves a large and diverse array of goals, leaving many medical centers struggling to get a handle on all of them. Greater Baltimore...

  • Keeping women healthy: GBMC has a long history of excellence in women's healthcare

    Keeping women healthy: GBMC has a long history of excellence in women's healthcare

    GBMC HealthCare was created in 1965 from the merged operations of two specialty hospitals in Baltimore: The Hospital for the Women of Maryland, of Baltimore City, which opened in 1882, and Presbyterian Eye, Ear and Throat Charity Hospital, which originated in 1887. Fifty years after its founding,...

  • Family Care: Convenient, friendly and innovative

    Family Care: Convenient, friendly and innovative

    What do people hate most about a visit to the doctor’s office? That's what Ben Hand, M.D., and Sarah Whiteford, M.D., lead physicians at Family Care Associates, part of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, asked their patients before they designed their new facilities. What they learned will probably...

  • 50 Years of Excellence: Honoring GBMC's Physician Titans of Care

    50 Years of Excellence: Honoring GBMC's Physician Titans of Care

    Greater Baltimore Medical Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary in October by designating 50 remarkable doctors as "Physician Titans of Care." Doctors slated to enter this medical hall of fame have delivered premier clinical care and have made outstanding contributions in the formation and...

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