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  • Amsterdam PBA Donates $925

    2/11/2020

    Big thanks to the Amsterdam Police Benevolent Society, who sponsored a "No Shave November" event, raising over $900 for the NYOH Community Cancer Foundation. By donating $75, the officer could avoid the police department's "facial hair policy" and grow a beard for November. For an extra $25, they could keep it for December!  The event was coordinated by Detective Joe Spencer,... Read More

  • Thanks, Mechanicville Varsity Soccer!

    1/24/2020

    A school bus arrived at our Clifton Park office one recent afternoon and out poured the Mechanicville Girls Varsity Soccer Team -- with a donation of $4,625 for our NYOH Community Cancer Foundation! These inspiring young women designed the shirts they are wearing, secured sponsors (logos printed on the back) and sold the shirts as a fundraiser.  We... Read More

  • NYOH Community Cancer Foundation winner of the Times Union / Capital Region Giveaway

    1/13/2020

    With just over 22,000 votes cast over a three-week campaign, NYOH Community Cancer Foundation finished in the top ten of 38, not for profit organizations participating in the Times Union/ Capital Region Gives $100,000 Giveaway.  See the link to TU story This is a MAJOR opportunity for NYOH to tell the story of how we are... Read More

  • Counsyl Reliant Genetic Cancer Screening Discontinued

    1/10/2020

    NYOH patients who received the Counsyl Reliant Genetic Cancer Screening between 2015 and 2018 may have received a letter, notifying them the screening has been discontinued and will no longer be monitored or updated. This screening was used by NYOH staff as part of our Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment program. The letter explains that Counsyl has been acquired by Myriad Laboratories, who... Read More

  • NYOH Community Cancer Foundation Honored by the Mechanicville Stillwater Breast Cancer Walk Committee

    12/19/2019

    Mechanicville Stillwater Breast Cancer Walk donated a portion of their 2019 fundraising efforts to the NYOH Community Cancer Foundation. Thank you to the officers and the whole committee .. And, of course, a big THANK YOU to all who participated in the fundraising events throughout 2019!! Pictured left to right: Chrissy Ramnes Starks, Vice President Deborah Dzingle, NYOH Tina Bove Pugliese, President... Read More

  • NYOH Physicians Discuss Immunotherapy on WAMC

    12/18/2019

    Dr. Courtney Bellomo and Dr. Stephen Wrzesinski discussed advancements in immunotherapy, including CAR T-cell therapy, on WAMC's Medical Monday radio program. The physicians explained how researchers are developing new therapies that harness the power of the body's own immune system to hunt and destroy cancer cells. They also took listener calls and discussed new... Read More

  • Patients Help Decorate NYOH Christmas Tree

    12/17/2019

    NYOH Troy office has asked their patients to help with the holiday decorations. Clear ornaments are available for the treatment patients to write messages or decorate. The creations are then placed on the tree for all to see.   Read More

  • Stuffing Stockings for Children of NYOH Cancer Patients

    12/13/2019

    A group of volunteers worked together to stuff stockings for the children of local cancer patients. Many of the stockings were delivered NYOH offices for our patients. Check out the pictures of the NYOH clinic staff. Thank you to the NYOH volunteers for all your help and thank you Connie Bramer (GYRB) for sponsoring such a wonderful event. ... Read More

  • Help us win $10,000!

    11/14/2019

    We need your vote! November 14th through December 5th, you can help NYOH Community Cancer Foundation win a $10,000 advertising package from the Times Union by casting your vote for us at: www.timesunion.com/capitalregiongives We are one of 38 charities competing -- and you can vote every day! Help us continue to assist local cancer patients and their... Read More

  • Heredity & Breast Cancer: Dr. Tedesco to speak at FREE Amsterdam Event

    10/31/2019

    Dr. Karen Tedesco will be answering questions about heredity and breast cancer at a FREE program hosted by Centro Civico on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Dr. Tedesco, a medical oncologist and hematologist, sees patients at NYOH’s Amsterdam office. She also serves as program director for NYOH’s Hereditary Risk Assessment Program and as... Read More

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