The Breast Health Center at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center: Building on a Rich History of Comprehensive, Community-based Care
Nearly 25 years ago, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center established the Breast Health Center (BHC) in response to concerns about the increasing incidence of breast cancer among area residents. The BHC has since evolved into a Long Island destination for nationally accredited, university-level screening, diagnostic and therapeutic services in a community setting.
A host of awards, many earned consistently every review cycle, reflects the solid tradition of clinical, technological and human excellence that characterizes the Cancer Center at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Winthrop-University Hospital Physicians Cultivate Oncology Protocols to Reproduce Remarkable Outcomes
Successfully treating gastrointestinal (GI) and hepatobiliary cancers requires reaching beyond traditional techniques. Innovative surgical and nonsurgical techniques represent a new hope for patients who face a traditionally poor prognosis.
The only breast cancer program on Long Island to hold accreditations from both the National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers and the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers, the Breast Health Center at Winthrop-University Hospital brings world-class care to women and men in Mineola and beyond.
Treating More Than Malignancies: The Many Benefits of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery at South Nassau Communities Hospital
The advanced technology and knowledgeable team at the controls bring curative treatment not only to patients with malignant tumors but also to those with benign conditions or intractable pain.
Tertiary-level standards of care for the spectrum of thyroid conditions are now available to the Long Island community.
At the Long Island Brain Tumor Center, Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) physicians focus on the unique needs of patients, performing advanced procedures and promising research in the battle against brain tumors.
To reduce high mortality rates associated with lung cancer and offer better chances for cure, multidisciplinary groups of physicians must be ready to provide care at every phase of the disease process, utilizing innovative technologies and advanced techniques for early diagnosis and stage-specific treatment.
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.
The effort to reduce colon cancer deaths is endowed with a unique opportunity. With screening by colonoscopy, lesions can be removed before they become cancerous. People age 50 and older are recommended to undergo colonoscopy, and the procedure is typically repeated thereafter at varying intervals. Consequently, millions of colonoscopy procedures are performed in the United States each year.