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Northern Westchester Hospital Colorectal Cancer Surgeon Stresses Importance of Colonoscopy

Turning 50? It’s Time for a Colonoscopy. By Dr. Jerald D. Wishner, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director, Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Medical Director, Colorectal Surgery Program at Northern Westchester Hospital One of the most common killers is colon … Continue reading

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New York Gamma Knife Surgeon on Brain Tumors

From the Body to the Brain: Treating Metastatic Brain Tumors By Alain C.J. de Lotbinière MD, CM, FRCSC, FACS, Medical Director of the Gamma Knife Center at Northern Westchester Hospital Most brain tumors begin elsewhere in the body. Although there … Continue reading

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New York Robotic Surgeon on Colonoscopy

Preventing a Precancerous Polyp from Becoming Colon Cancer 150,000 new cases of colon & rectal cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States. Screening to identify early stage tumors or precancerous polyps is critical to optimize the chance to … Continue reading

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New York Nurse Practitioner Discusses Comprehensive Cancer Care

Mind, Body & Soul: Truly Comprehensive Cancer Care by Marilyn Leroy-Sterling, NP, Care Coordinator,  Health and Wellness Program, Northern Westchester Hospital A diagnosis of cancer is a staggering blow. Although the treatments for patients with cancer are always improving, the emotional and physical … Continue reading

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New York Chief of Plastic Surgery Dr. Michael Rosenberg Speaks About Aesthetic Oncology

The Aesthetic Side of Treating Cancer By Dr. Michael Rosenberg, Chief of Plastic Surgery, Northern Westchester Hospital With a diagnosis of cancer, all most people can think is, “Please cure it quick.” Thankfully, cancer treatment has come a long way; … Continue reading

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New York Prostate Screening, Cancer, and Your PSA

Prostate Cancer: When Should Men Get Screened? by Josh Fink, MD In the last few years, the advice on prostate cancer screening has been very confusing for patients, and front of mind for internists and urologists. It’s a pressing concern … Continue reading

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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Dermatology Offers Advice Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Reduce Exposure to Risky Rays by Ross Levy, MD, Chief, Dermatology, Northern Westchester Hospital As the days lengthen and the temperature climbs, you can’t help but head outdoors for fun in the sun. Before you grab your beach towel, you … Continue reading

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New York Plastic Surgeon Discusses Lumpectomy Reconstruction

Aesthetic Oncology for Breast Cancer Patients by Danielle DeLuca-Pytell, MD, FACS In 2004, after completing a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, I came to Northern Westchester Hospital and the … Continue reading

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Dr. Jonathan Goldberg Describes 2 New York Clinical Trials for Follicular NHL

Follicular non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (follicular NHL) is the most common of the indolent (slow growing) non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas, and the second most common form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas overall. Low-grade follicular NHL is a slow growing but thus far incurable disease that patients … Continue reading

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Northern Westchester Hospital’s Clinical Trials Program Examines the Role of Nutrition in Prostate Cancer Progression

Finally, a Study on the Effects of Diet on the Progression of Prostate Cancer by Dr. Josh Fink It would be a huge step forward if, one day, Doctors could tell a man that what he eats directly impacts the … Continue reading

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