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New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) announced that their own CEO, Jeff Vacirca, MD, is the 2019 American Red Cross Greater New York Region’s Humanitarian Award recipient. Dr. Vacirca was honored on October 16 at the 2019 Heroes Among Us Gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in Manhattan,...


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South Nassau Communities Hospital will now operate as Mount Sinai South Nassau to reflect the 455-bed hospital’s new partnership with the world-renowned Mount Sinai Health System. The new name was approved by the trustees of both hospitals and by the New York State Department of Health and New...


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Mercy Medical Center has named Alexandre B. de Moura, MD, and Salvatore J. Corso, MD, Co-directors of Orthopedic Surgery. Both bring extensive experience and robust credentials to the service line.


Alexandre B. de Moura, MD

Dr. de Moura is a board-certified, internationally...


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New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) celebrated the opening of its latest cancer center at 49 Route 347 in Port Jefferson Station. This center is NYCBS’ 15th in Suffolk County and the 30th NYCBS cancer center across Nassau County, Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.


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New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Expands Care, Research to Port Jefferson Station

Having built a reputation for providing advanced care throughout the region, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists has further expanded its clinical and research footprint in Suffolk County with the opening of a Cancer Center in Port Jefferson Station.


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Matthew Witten, PhD, Chief Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Director of CyberKnife Radiosurgery at NYU Winthrop Hospital, is appointed to the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board.

Matthew Witten, PhD, Chief Physicist in...


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A new study led by researchers from NYU Long Island School of Medicine shows statins to be ineffective in patients with the autoimmune disease lupus.


Allison Reiss, MD, seen in a lab conducting research, led a study that showed statins to prevent cardiovascular disease are...

Enhancing Whole Body Health at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center

Elizabeth Acevedo-Danzi, DO, Family Medicine Physician with St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, discusses the relationship between mental and physical wellness.


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New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) welcomes new additions to the oncology team:

Alfredo Torres, MD, will practice at the Port Jefferson, Setauket and Smithtown locations.


Alfredo Torres, MD

Dr. Torres is a third-generation physician in his family and knew...


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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the results of the county’s first-ever multiyear Tick Surveillance Study that collected and analyzed infection rates of ticks for known pathogens in Suffolk County. The results of the study show that tick-borne pathogen infection rates in all of...