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  • New PA Joins NYOH’s Albany Medical Center office

    10/13/2017

    Shanna Lewis, PA-C is seeing patients at NYOH’s Albany Medical Center office. She received her Master Degree of Physician Assistant Studies at Albany Medical College, Albany, NY. Originally from Pennsylvania, Shanna spent 13 years raising and showing dairy goats. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time outdoors. Read More

  • Welcome, Dr. Younes!

    10/10/2017

    Mohamad Younes, MD is a medical oncologist and hematologist. He joins NYOH from the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Medicine, where he also served as Clinical Assistant Professor. Board certified in both Medical Oncology and Hematology, Dr. Younes received his medical degree from American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He completed both a residency and fellowship... Read More

  • New PA Joins NYOH’s Amsterdam office

    10/06/2017

    Brianna Peek, PA-C is now seeing patients at NYOH’s Amsterdam office.  She received her Master Degree of Physician Assistant Studies at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (MCPHS) University, Boston, Massachusetts. Brianna enjoys music, especially country, and all animals, including her German Shorthaired Pointer, Rae. Read More

  • Welcome, Dr. Ammannagari!

    10/02/2017

    Nischala Ammannagari, MD is a medical oncologist and hematologist. She joins NYOH after completing a fellowship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. She received her medical degree from Sri Venkata Sai Medical College, NTR University of Health Sciences in India. Dr. Ammannagari completed her residency in internal medicine at Bassett Medical Center/Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in... Read More

  • Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    9/29/2017

    New York Oncology Hematology cares for more breast cancer patients than any other provider in the region. In October, breast cancer awareness month, we celebrate survivors while joining forces with those raising money and awareness to help those with breast cancer and work toward a cure. Join us! Tri-County Close-up, WENT 1340AM, Gloversville Thursday, October 5, 2017​ 12:20pm and 5:2... Read More

  • New Clinical Trial for Early Stage, High Risk Breast Cancer

    9/28/2017

    New York Oncology Hematology is now offering a new clinical trial for women who are deemed to have a high risk of recurrence from early stage, hormone receptor positive, HER-2 negative breast cancer. This targeted therapy trial is a randomized, open label, Phase 3 study of Abemaciclib, combined with Standard Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy versus Standard Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Alone. It is... Read More

  • WNYT and American Red Cross Blood Drive on September 14

    9/14/2017

    Ryan Manning is an NYOH patient and stem cell transplant survivor. He recently shared his story with News Channel 13’s Benita Zahn – including the important role donated blood has played in his treatment. WNYT is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 1pm – 7pm at the following locations: Park... Read More

  • ​Dr. Zackon on New CAR-T Therapy for Leukemia

    8/31/2017

    Dr. Ira Zackon recently discussed FDA approval of Kymriah, a new treatment that uses genetically modified immune cells to attack cancer, with CBS6 News' Torie Wells. The drug has been approved to treat children and young adults, up to age 25, suffering from forms of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, when they do not respond to other treatments or suffer relapses. ... Read More

  • Dr. De Jesus to Speak at Women’s Wellness Conference

    8/03/2017

    Arsyl De Jesus, MD, a radiation oncologist at New York Oncology Hematology, is the keynote speaker at the 21st annual Women’s Wellness Conference, sponsored by HealthLink Littauer. Scheduled for Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Johnstown Holiday Inn, sessions run from 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and again from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dr. De Jesus will speak on ... Read More

  • Join Us for “Now That You Know: Expert Information About Your BRCA Diagnosis”

    7/25/2017

    Join us Monday, August 14th at 6pm for "Now that you know: Expert information about your BRCA diagnosis.  Location: Hope Club, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY Join us for a conversation to learn more about what your BRCA diagnosis means and the medical options and support available. Medical oncologist Dr. Karen Tedesco, head of New York Oncology Hematology’s... Read More

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