Dr. Forcade on a Promising Treatment to Help Patients Battling Metastatic Liver Cancer

August 25th, 2014

When There is No Cancer Cure, There Can be ‘Cancer Control’ Some radical cancer therapies are being replaced in favor of treatments that honor a person’s wish for quality of life over prolongation of poor life. One example is an interventional radiology treatment at Northern Westchester Hospital using trans arterial radioembolization, or TARE.  TARE shows […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Dermatology Talks Skin Cancer and Melanoma

July 31st, 2014

Melanoma: The black sheep of the family By Dr. Ross Levy Of the three common types of skin cancer, melanoma is the most worrisome. This aggressive cancer is deadly when caught late. Skin cancer in general is on the rise: Fifty years ago, one in 2000 people developed a melanoma. Now it’s one in 35. […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Pediatrics Discusses New Vaccination Requirements in New York

July 22nd, 2014

Back-to-School Preparations May Need to Include Vaccinations By Dr. Pete Richel Your child may need a new vaccination before classes start this fall. For the first time in more than a decade, New York State has updated its school immunization requirements, and now children must be vaccinated twice against varicella—chicken pox. Prior to July of […]

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