Oncology

Neurological Surgery, P.C., Provides World-Class Care for Children Facing Brain Surgery

John A. Grant, MD, FACS, BCh, MB, neurosurgeon and Director of Pediatric Brain Tumors with the Long Island Brain Tumor Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C., offers reassurance for families with children who have brain tumors or malformations.


NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Is the Region’s Home for Academic Cancer Care

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital’s Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center brings the expertise and innovation of one of New York’s three NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers to patients in the Hudson Valley region, thanks to its collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center (NYP/CUIMC) and ColumbiaDoctors, its faculty medical practice. Already known for their dedication to providing patients and their family members with the highest quality of cancer care in a warm and nurturing setting, their goal is to build a partnership with their patients during every phase of care, from diagnosis through treatment and into survivorship.


Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Health Quest Make Comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Care Available Locally

Few malignancies are more complex or require a greater level of interdisciplinary cooperation than head and neck cancers. The addition of maxillofacial, head and neck surgical oncologist Al Haitham Al Shetawi, MD, DMD, to the Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Health Quest team allows patients with those malignancies to receive comprehensive, personalized, multispecialty care in the Mid-Hudson Valley.


Expanded Treatment and Support Capabilities Position Health Quest at Forefront of Regional Cancer Care

Health Quest is adding high-tech oncology capabilities and expanding its Supportive Care Medicine program so patients can receive comprehensive cancer care near their homes and families.


Elevating Oncology: Vassar Brothers Medical Center Delivers Comprehensive Cancer Services to the Mid Hudson Valley

Building on a collaborative team of experienced, highly trained and compassionate specialists, Vassar Brothers Medical Center has broadened the scope of advanced services it offers and is equipped to provide the full spectrum of oncology care to patients in the Mid Hudson Valley.


Connecting the Pathways: Expansive Neurology Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital and Within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network

Within the human brain, a series of neural pathways links each lobe and cortex, supporting an electrochemical process that turns signals into movement and sensory information into thoughts and actions. In much the same way, the neurology specialists at MidHudson Regional Hospital are connected to all of the neurology services within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network — for patient care, turning a community hospital into an academic center, a hub for research and clinical trials, and an advanced Neuroscience Center, all in Poughkeepsie.


Health Quest’s Cliff P. Connery, MD, FACS, Brings Advances in Thoracic Oncology to the Hudson Valley

Expert clinicians and the latest technological treatment advances make Health Quest’s Division of Thoracic Oncology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center a comprehensive, multidisciplinary care program designed to create better outcomes for lung cancer patients throughout the region.


Experience Matters: David B. Samadi, MD — Advancing Robotic Prostate Surgeries Worldwide

Expertise in open, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted laparoscopic modalities led one prostate surgeon to develop the revolutionary SMART prostatectomy, which reduces operative times and postoperative complication rates. Now, he offers this innovative procedure to patients from across the globe in a customized unit at Lenox Hill Hospital.


Innovations in Lung Cancer Screenings and Treatment at Orange Regional Medical Center

Offering low-dose CT screening scans in conjunction with a robust lung cancer management program, Orange Regional Medical Center helps local patients improve their odds in the fight against cancers of the lungs.


Fear Factor: Assessing Low Usage of Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently renewed its 2002 recommendation that breast cancer prevention drugs be offered to high-risk women who are at low risk for side effects, and it added guidance for clinicians about when to consider prescribing the drugs.