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


    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


    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


    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!


    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

  • Decoding Your Breast Cancer Diagnosis


    NYOH’s Karen Tedesco, MD, recently talked with Benita Zahn about breast cancer diagnosis and new advances in treatment. Read More

  • Join our team on October 15th for LLS Light the Night!


    As the largest cancer care provider in the region, NYOH employees and survivors are proud to join together to support the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night event. It’s free to join the NYOH Cares team – so please come walk with us, or make a donation to help us reach our fundraising goal! This year... Read More

  • New Breast Cancer Research Trial at NYOH


    NYOH is currently enrolling eligible breast cancer patients in a new clinical research trial for Embraca. This Phase III research study is for those with advanced of metastatic breast cancer who also have the inherited BRCA 1 or 2 mutation.  For more information, please call NYOH 518-489-3612 x1045. Visit www.newyorkoncology.com/clinical-trials-research/ for a full list of open trials,... Read More

  • NYOH Participates in 2016 Walk for Hospice


    Thanks to Donna Stevens, LPN and Thomas Gardner, LPN, for representing NYOH at the 2016 Hospice Walk. Donna works at our Albany Medical Center office and Tom works in Rexford – but both previously worked in a hospice unit at the VA and know first-hand how important hospice services are to patient and their loved ones.  At this year's... Read More

  • NYOH Featured in Coping Magazine’s Survivor Day Photo Gallery


    Congratulations to Lori Washburn, in our Clifton Park Cancer Center, whose beautiful photo is featured in Coping Magazine's 2016 National Cancer Survivor Day's Photo Gallery. Lori also painted the mural, being signed in the photo by NYOH patient Karen Levy at NYOH's annual Survivor Day celebration. Dozens of patients and survivors signed the mural, which will be hung... Read More

  • Dr. Tedesco Talks About Decoding Your Breast Cancer Diagnosis


    Karen Tedesco, MD, medical oncologist and director of NYOH’s Hereditary Risk Assessment Program, was a recent guest on Melanie Cole’s Health Radio program. In the program, Dr. Tedesco walks through breast cancer diagnosis and some of the treatment options available to women. Listen to the podcast > If you have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer,... Read More

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