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  • Help Local Cancer Patients this Holiday Season

    12/07/2017

    Founded in 2000, by a group of our patients, physicians and staff, the NYOH Community Cancer Foundation supports local families during cancer treatment. From gas cards to groceries, we know it is the little things that can go a long way when a family is facing financial struggles during cancer treatment.  Click below... Read More

  • Dr. Collea Receives “Community Advocate Award”

    10/30/2017

    Rufus Collea, MD, Medical Director of NYOH and medical oncologist focused exclusively on the treatment of breast cancer, was recently recognized by To Life!, a breast cancer support and education organization. As the recipient of the 2017 “Community Advocate Award, ” Dr. Collea was also acknowledged for his work as Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society... Read More

  • Congratulations, Andrea Breen!

    10/27/2017

    Andrea Breen, ANP-C, a nurse practitioner at NYOH’s Albany Medical Center, has been elected to a seat for Advanced Practice Providers on the US Oncology Network National Policy Board and Executive Committee. Through our affiliation with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s foremost cancer treatment and research networks, NYOH is on the front lines... Read More

  • 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

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