Oncology

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Catholic Health Services (CHS) has named Scott Orstad Vice President of Marketing. He will focus on brand development, enhancing digital strategy, market research and planning and strategic direction for promotion and advertising.


Scott Orstad, VP of Marketing, CHS

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In an effort to provide assistance to victims of human trafficking, Northwell Health has joined five other healthcare systems in the United States — Baptist Health in Florida, Advocate Aurora Health in Illinois, Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health in New Jersey and...


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Two outstanding members of our Long Island Community Hospital care team have recently been selected for the Long Island Business News Achievements in Healthcare Awards. Chief of Trauma James Vosswinkel, MD, was chosen to receive the award in the Physician category, while Director of Nursing for...


Jahan Aghalar, MD: Advanced Treatment of Male Cancers at New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

At New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, state-of-the-art treatment and wraparound support for exclusively or predominantly male cancers, such as prostate, penile, testicular, bladder and kidney cancer, do not begin at diagnosis and end at remission. They are tailored to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual and financial needs of patients across the spectrum of care.


An Expert Partner in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Since its founding, the Breast Health Center at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, a member of Catholic Health Services, has served as a comprehensive resource for women who are dealing with breast cancer.


How Oncological Medical Malpractice Arises and Can Be Defended

Oncologists are not sued for medical malpractice as frequently as other specialists, but there are patterns in the types of situations that prompt medical malpractice claims against them. An awareness of these patterns can help oncologists better engage with their patients contemporaneously and hopefully prevent claims of negligence altogether. When a claim is made, having thorough and well-documented patient engagement and management helps demonstrate that the standard of care was met, which is imperative to a physician’s defense.


St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center’s Breast Health Program: University-Level Care in a Community Setting

The Breast Health Program at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center features cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic services, a multidisciplinary approach that fosters seamless care and improves outcomes, and a philosophy of personalizing and customizing treatment for each individual — all the elements patients and referring physicians seek at academic medical centers throughout New York without the burden of having to travel.


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.


Reza Dashti, MD, PhD: Nuanced Treatment for Complex Cerebrovascular Conditions and Skull Base Lesions at Stony Brook University Hospital

Reza Dashti, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, and Associate Director of the Stony Brook Cerebrovascular Center, brings advanced treatments for both complex and common conditions to the people of Suffolk County.


NY Imaging Specialists at New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Brings State-of-the-Art Services to Long Island

NY Imaging Specialists, a division of New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, is using advanced technology to help safely diagnose and monitor patients with cancer.