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  • NYOH Offers New Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trial

    1/25/2017

    New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) is now offering LYRA, an important new clinical research trial for patients with Multiple Myeloma.  As a single arm study, there is no randomization – which means every eligible patient who chooses to participate will receive a combination of the standard of care therapy (Cyclophosphamide, Bortezomib, and Dexamethasone) and the investigational immunotherapy, Daratumumab.  ... Read More

  • Salon Strong: Dr. De Jesus Speaks to Local Stylists

    1/11/2017

    New York Oncology Hematology and Nathan Littauer Hospital teamed up on the first ever "Salon Strong," event, bringing together local hair stylists in Fulton and Montgomery County to learn more about caring for clients and their hair during cancer treatment.  NYOH's Dr. Arysl De Jesus was the keynote speaker and talked about how both chemotherapy and radiation can... Read More

  • Dr. De Jesus Speaks to Hair Stylists at First-Ever “Salon Strong” Event

    1/05/2017

    New York Oncology Hematology & Nathan Littauer Hospital Join Forces for to Recognize Hair Stylists’ Role in Caring for Cancer Patients A woman depends on her hair stylist to look her best, but when she is diagnosed with cancer the relationship takes on even greater significance. Losing hair, or experiencing changes because of treatment, can be one of the... Read More

  • Help Local Cancer Patients through NYOH Community Cancer Foundation

    1/03/2017

    Founded by a group of patients, doctors and staff in 2000, we have been providing the "little things" that go a long way for a family facing the financial stress of cancer treatment. From gas cards to groceries, 100% of your contribution stays in our community. Make an online donation today. Read More

  • Local Knitters Provide “Knitted Knockers” for NYOH Patient

    12/15/2016

    Thanks to NYOH patient Amie Gerard for sharing her breast cancer story about “Knitted Knockers.” NYOH is working with local knitters to make these available at all of our locations in 2017! If you are interested in knitting for this great cause, contact Michele Weaver at mchlwev@verizon.net. Check out what Knitted Knockers is all about: http://wnyt... Read More

  • Dr. Shaffer on Prostate, Bladder and Renal Cancer

    11/10/2016

    Dr. David Shaffer was a recent guest on “Medical Monday,” a program of WAMC, Northeast Public Radio. Dr. Shaffer, who treats patients at NYOH’s Albany Medical Center office, answered listeners' questions about a variety of topics related to genitourinary cancers (prostate, renal and bladder), during the live, call-in program. Listen to the program > Read More

  • Dr. Tai on Governor Cuomo’s Lung Cancer Announcement

    10/28/2016

    Dr. M. Siddique Tai discusses Governor Cuomo’s announcement about a new lung cancer trial and the availability of multiple lung cancer trials at NYOH. Read More

  • NYOH Welcomes New Staff

    10/21/2016

    New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer treatment, welcomes several new staff to our practice: Lisamarie Better, RN, MSN, FNP-BC is a nurse practitioner at NYOH/Rexford. She is a graduate of the Russell Sage Graduate School, University of Buffalo and Albany Memorial School of Nursing.             Amanda Hughes, RN,... Read More

  • Dr. Tedesco and patient discuss breast cancer

    10/20/2016

    Dr. Karen Tedesco and her patient, Pamela Cunningham, a breast cancer survivor, recently spoke with Time Warner Cable News health reporter Marcie Fraser.  Dr. Tedesco discussed the risk factors with breast cancer, while Pamela shared her personal story and why regular screening is so important for women. Learn more about breast cancer and treatment options at NYOH. Watch the... Read More

  • NYOH Cares Raises $10,000 for Light the Night and Making Strides!

    10/20/2016

    NYOH Cares, our team of employees, raised more than $5,000 each for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk and the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk this past weekend. From bake sales to raffles, NYOH employees have been working for months and each beat their previous year’s fundraising goals! On... Read More

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