Oncology

Management of Patients With Breast Cancer During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected countless individuals and aspects of life. The end of the pandemic remains uncertain. Measures to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on the management and treatment of cancer patients have been implemented. At the outset of the pandemic, the CDC...


From Breast-Conserving Surgery to Reconstruction, White Plains Hospital Surgeons Offer a Range of Advanced Oncoplastic Procedures

The Breast Surgery Program at White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care offers life-prolonging surgery and exemplary aesthetic outcomes, all provided in an environment of compassionate care.


Balancing the Risks of the Treatment Plan With the Patient’s Future

Discussing fertility preservation options with pediatric cancer patients


Deborah Nagle, MD, and Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s Colorectal Oncology Management Team: Passion for Advanced Patient Care

At Stony Brook University Cancer Center, patients with colorectal cancer receive cutting-edge treatments and compassionate care thanks to a highly specialized multidisciplinary team.


CAR T-Cell Therapy Clinical Trial Program at Stony Brook University Cancer Center: Q&A with Huda Salman, MD, PhD

Dr. Salman is spearheading an advanced clinical trial testing the use of CAR T-cell therapy for the treatment of complex cancers.

Huda Salman, MD, PhD, is a board-certified hematologist and oncologist, Director of the CAR T-Cell Therapy Program and Section Chief of Hematologic Malignancies...


The Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program at Stony Brook University Cancer Center Brings Individualized, Multidisciplinary Care to Every Case

After decades of providing leading-edge lung cancer care to Long Islanders, the comprehensive Lung Cancer Program at Stony Brook University Cancer Center continues to grow and innovate in line with one of its guiding principles — a multidisciplinary approach to every patient’s care.


The Role of the Women’s Health Professional in Ordering Follow-Up on Breast Imaging Results

The American College of Radiology designed the Breast Imaging Reporting and Database System (BI-RADS) lexicon in 1993 as a way to standardize breast imaging interpretation and reporting. Part of the goal of the BI-RADS system was to reduce confusion among referring physicians when they received...


People in the News

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

Before joining...


Local News

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...


People in the News

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...