NYOH News

NYOH Welcomes Allyson Letendre Petrone, MHA, BSN, RN

May 29, 2024

New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) is proud to announce the appointment of Allyson Letendre Petrone, MHA, BSN, RN, as the new Director of Practice Operations. Allyson brings an impressive 20-year nursing and healthcare administration career,... Read more


NYOH Survivor's Day Brunch 2024

May 06, 2024

Celebrate Resilience and Community with NYOH! Sunday, June 9, 2024 • 11:00 am–2:00 pm Albany Marriot (189 Wolf Road, Albany) Join us for a heartwarming celebration of resilience and community at the 2024 Survivors Day Brunch hosted by New York... Read more


Scheduling Restored

February 28, 2024

We're pleased to announce that our scheduling system is up and running again. The recent cyberattack on Change Healthcare (CHC) not only impacted our business operations but also disrupted our ability to efficiently provide the care and service our... Read more


Important Notice: Humana Medicare Advantage Patients

November 06, 2023

Due to Humana’s termination of our contract, as of October 31, 2024, we will no longer be considered an in-network provider. Humana Medicare Advantage patients can still receive treatment at NYOH until October 31, 2024. However, after this date,... Read more


Enhancing Cancer Care at NYOH: Dr. Benjamin Laser Joins Radiation Oncology Team

August 24, 2023

NYOH recently welcomed Dr. Benjamin Laser to our medical staff, expanding our radiation oncology service offering. Our Practice President and Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Todd Doyle, emphasized, "Dr. Laser's integration into our committed NYOH team... Read more


NYOH Radiation Department Achieves APEx (Accreditation Program for Excellence®) Accreditation

March 01, 2022

We are pleased to announce that the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has accredited NYOH for Radiation Oncology through APEx - Accreditation Program for Excellence® for our Albany, Amsterdam and Clifton Park Cancer Centers. APEx is an... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Charlene Ives

February 02, 2022

We are excited to announce that Dr. Charlene Ives has joined our team of oncologists and hematologists. Dr. Ives comes to us from Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, an affiliation of Dartmouth – Hitchcock. She completed her Fellowship in... Read more


New York Oncology Hematology Welcomes Heidi E. Godoy, D.O.

December 15, 2021

Heidi E. Godoy, D.O., joined New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) on December 1, 2021, expanding our service line offerings at our Albany Cancer Center to include gynecologic oncology and surgery. Dr. Godoy specializes in medically and surgically... Read more


NYOH Announces Monthly Breast Cancer Survivorship Series

June 24, 2021

We've concluded our 2021 monthly fireside chats. Stay tuned for our 2022 series. NYOH partnered with breast health and medical experts across the east coast to host monthly programming focused on breast health, cancer and survivorship. Dr. Maria... Read more


NYOH Recognized by Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern NY for its Quality in Value-Based Cancer Care

June 01, 2021

NYOH recently received designation by Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern NY (NENY) as a Blue Distinction® Center for Cancer Care, which is part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. By combining nationally consistent quality criteria... Read more


Spring to Life 2021 - Conference on Leukemias

April 19, 2021

May 14 & 15, 2021 CME-Accredited Online LIVE Broadcast Conference ABOUT THE CONFERENCE New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) has identified an ongoing unmet need for medical education in the area of hematologic malignancies. To meet this need, NYOH,... Read more


NYOH Joins MYLUNG Consortium, Aiming to Advance Use of Precision Medicine for Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

February 11, 2021

New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) recently joined the MYLUNG consortium, a large-scale community-based research study to advance precision medicine options for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. NSCLC is the most common type of lung... Read more


Dr. Todd Doyle Elected as New York Oncology Hematology Practice President

February 01, 2021

Region’s Largest Cancer Provider Welcomes Well-Renowned Radiation Oncologist to Lead the Practice New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) recently announced that its board of directors elected Dr. Todd Doyle to serve as the next practice president. Dr.... Read more


Susan G. Komen Northeastern NY names Colleen Murray 2020 Hope Award Recipient

November 02, 2020

Congratulations to NYOH's Colleen Murray, FNP-C, RNFA, who was honored on November 1, 2020 at the Annual Susan G. Komen Northeastern New York Pink Ribbon (Virtual) Luncheon as the 2020 Hope Award recipient. The Hope Award "recognizes a breast care... Read more


Dr. Olds on importance of mammograms

October 02, 2020

NYOH's Tia Olds, MD, a radiation oncologist kicks off breast cancer awareness month by discussing the importance of scheduling mammograms. Olds says that because of COVID, many patients have postponed or skipped cancer screenings. The National... Read more


Join NYOH at Free Lung Cancer Event on Saturday, October 10th at 2pm

September 29, 2020

All NYOH patients are invited to "Breathing Space: Community Dialogues on Living with Lung Cancer." This free event is part of the 7th annual Spring to Life, an annual cancer conference. The event is open to patients, survivors, families and... Read more


Welcome, Dr. George

September 09, 2020

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder care, is pleased to announce Reju Mathew George, M.D. has joined our team of medical oncologists and hematologists. Dr. George comes to us upon completion of... Read more


NYOH plays role in new drug test to detect cancer

September 09, 2020

Amy Zuchelkowski, Director of Research Operations, talks with WNYT's Benita Zahn about a new clinical trial that tests for 50 cancers. NYOH participated in a trial that was a precursor to Pathfinder, with Dr. Lawrence Garbo as Principal... Read more


Are you asking the right questions about your cancer diagnosis?

September 03, 2020

A cancer diagnosis can be scary and confusing. But major advances in research mean more therapies are available. At NYOH, we sit down with every patient and family to discuss options and develop a personalized treatment plan. Download this guide to... Read more


NYOH welcomes – Christine Roe, MSN, FNP-C as a new Advanced Practice Provider

September 02, 2020

NYOH is pleased to announce the hire of Christine Roe, MSN, FNP‑C as a Nurse Practitioner in our Clifton Park Cancer Center. Christine brings with her many years of nurse practitioner experience, many of which were in the Oncology Hematology... Read more


Albany Business Review Names Mosseau a 2020 “Women Who Mean Business” Honoree

August 28, 2020

NYOH is pleased to announce the Albany Business Review has chosen Sabrina Mosseau, BN, RN, OCN, Executive Director of NYOH, as a 2020 Women Who Mean Business honoree. This prestigious annual award celebrates outstanding female executives across all... Read more


NYOH welcomes - Ellen Gokey, ANP-BC; ACHPN as Director Palliative Care Services.

August 21, 2020

NYOH is pleased to announce the hire of Ellen Gokey, ANP-BC; ACHPN as the Palliative Care Services Director. Ellen has worked for the past several years at Palliative Care Partners. We're excited to add Ellen to the NYOH team. Ellen has had an... Read more


Dr. Evangelist Explains How Genes Play a Role in Today’s Lung Cancer Treatment

July 30, 2020

Dr. Makenzi Evangelist, who sees patients at both our Clifton Park and Albany Medical Center locations, specializes in treating lung cancer. Learn what she discusses with each new patient and why every lung cancer patient at NYOH is tested for... Read more


NYOH’s Director Mosseau on Danger of Skipping Mammograms, Colonoscopies

July 21, 2020

Sabrina Mosseau, BN, RN, OCN, Executive Director of New York Oncology Hematology discusses new data from the National Cancer Institute, warning that 10,000 cancer- related deaths could occur over the next five years because people are skipping... Read more


Dr. Resta, Erin Lasher discuss drop in cancer screenings during COVID on WAMC Medical Monday

July 15, 2020

Regina Resta, MD and Erin Lasher, NP, who both see patients in our Troy office, are the featured guests on the most recent Medical Monday program, WAMC's weekly call-in program. New research shows preventive cancer screenings are down up to 90% in... Read more


Important Parking Information for Patroon Creek & Albany Medical Center Patients

June 26, 2020

NYOH has made office changes due to COVID-19 and the completed office renovations. Please use the map for specific directions on parking and entrances. Patroon Creek: NYOH is pleased to announce our renovated Patroon Creek office is now open for all... Read more


Dr. Bellomo Discusses CAR T-cell Therapy in HemOnc Today

June 15, 2020

NYOH's Dr. Courtney Bellomo is featured on the cover of the June issue of HemOnc Today. Inside the medical journal, she offers her perspective on the quality of life challenges still facing patients receiving CAR T-cell therapy. CAR T-cell therapy... Read more


New York Oncology Hematology Partners with St. Peter’s Hospital to Test Cancer Drug in COVID-19 Patients

June 05, 2020

Promising local results of off-label use acalabrutinib are part of findings published national medical journal NYOH is playing a role in new exploratory research, testing a cancer drug on several COVID-19 patients. The promising results are part of... Read more


To Life! Honors Dr. Karen Tedesco

June 01, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Tedesco, the 2020 recipient of the "Extra Mile" award at To Life's "A Toast To Life! Serving with Gratitude,A Toast To Life! Serving with Gratitude,” virtual celebration on June 2, 2020 at 7pm. Dr. Tedesco is being... Read more


Dr. Evangelist, Dr. Hussain now seeing patients in Clifton Park

May 26, 2020

Makenzi Evangelist, MD and Azam Hussain, MD are now seeing patients at NYOH's Clifton Park office, located at 3 Crossing Blvd., just off Exit 9 of the Northway in Saratoga County. Both physicians will continue to see patients at NYOH's Albany... Read more


Avoid Phone Tag: “Private Caller” or “No Caller ID” may be NYOH calling

May 19, 2020

If you see “Private Caller” or "No Caller ID" on your phone, please pick up – it may be NYOH trying to reach you! Because many NYOH team members are currently working from home, the phones they call from do not appear as “NYOH” on your caller ID.... Read more


#NewYorkTough - Amsterdam team creates video for state contest

May 18, 2020

When Governor Andrew Cuomo asked New Yorkers to create videos about why it continues to be important to wear a mask, our Amsterdam team answered the call! Videos were submitted across the state with the hashtag #NewYorkTough. The winning entry will... Read more


Cancer during COVID-19: Dr. Evangelist on WAMC’s Medical Monday

May 12, 2020

A recent guest on WAMC's Medical Monday, Dr. Makenzi Evangelist explained the ways NYOH is keeping patients safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. These include virtual visits, masks and not allowing guests at appointments. She also took listener... Read more


Cancer Won’t Wait: NYOH Urges Scheduling of Surgeries & Procedures

May 08, 2020

As the region’s largest cancer care provider, New York Oncology Hematology is urging anyone who has postponed cancer-related surgeries or procedures to schedule right away, now that the New York State Department of Health has granted waivers for... Read more


NYOH is proud to join Capital Region Cares

May 06, 2020

NYOH is proud to join #Capital Region Cares, a new campaign saluting the many ways people are caring for one another during COVID-19. Look for Dr. Ira Zackon, President of New York Oncology Hematology on Spectrum News and other cable stations. We... Read more


NYOH Research teams up with MD Anderson to keep patient on clinical trial

May 01, 2020

Thanks to Dr. David Shaffer and the NYOH research team, the coronavirus isn't stopping Brian McGarry from continuing his clinical trial. NYOH is working with MD Anderson in Texas, to keep Brian's treatment on track. Brian and Dr. Shaffer shared... Read more


#518RainbowHunt at NYOH

April 21, 2020

NYOH staff have been showing their true colors, getting creative at our offices as part of the #518RainbowHunt. Because of COVID-19 precautions, patients can no longer bring guests with them for treatment. To help keep their spirits high, radiation... Read more


NYOH Offering Telemedicine Appointments

April 20, 2020

New York Oncology Hematology is pleased to offer telemedicine appointments, allowing new and existing patients to consult with our team of doctors via secure virtual visits – from the comfort and safety of home. While telemedicine cannot fully... Read more


Mask Donations Accepted

April 10, 2020

We are so grateful to everyone who has contributed masks to our staff and patients! Our team is wearing N95s, and we are handing out hand-sewn and surgical masks to patients who do not have one. Here, some of our Patroon Creek team pose with 90... Read more


NYOH Employees Celebrate Patients, Nurses & Staff

April 01, 2020

NYOH employees, currently working from home, gathered outside the windows of our offices to show their support for patients, nurses and other staff who continue to provide direct care. Keeping social distance, they held signs and cheered outside the... Read more


Coronavirus Advisory

March 11, 2020

Whether you are a patient, caregiver, or close to someone with cancer, please know New York Oncology Hematology is deeply committed to the wellbeing of our patients. While we have no cases of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at NYOH, we are... Read more


Dr. M. Azam Hussain Featured on Medical Monday on WAMC

March 11, 2020

Dr. M. Azam Hussain was a recent guest on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s “Medical Monday” program. Dr. Hussain, hematologist at NYOH was featured on the program answering questions from listeners who called in about the advances in Leukemia and... Read more


Local teen shares cancer research with NYOH

March 04, 2020

After Dr. Michael Willen caught a story on Newschannel 13 about a local high school student who was conducting cancer research, we invited Hannah Shell to tour NYOH and present her research findings to a group of physicians and research staff. Our... Read more


Amsterdam PBA Donates $925

February 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... Read more


Thanks, Mechanicville Varsity Soccer!

January 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... Read more


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

January 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... Read more


Counsyl Reliant Genetic Cancer Screening Discontinued

January 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... Read more


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

December 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... Read more


NYOH Physicians Discuss Immunotherapy on WAMC

December 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... Read more


Patients Help Decorate NYOH Christmas Tree

December 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

December 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... Read more


Help us win $10,000!

November 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... Read more


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

October 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... Read more


Dr. De Jesus Goes to Washington

October 24, 2019

Arsyl De Jesus, MD, radiation oncologist at New York Oncology Hematology's Amsterdam office, recently spent the day in Washington, DC. Dr. De Jesus was on Capitol Hill to educate members of Congress, including Hon. Paul Tonko, about radiation... Read more


Dr. Negandhi answers breast cancer questions on Medical Monday

October 08, 2019

NYOH's Ami Negandhi, MD was a recent guest on WAMC's Medical Monday call-in radio program. Dr. Negandhi, who specializes in breast cancer, spent an hour taking listener's calls about exciting new treatments and clinical trials now available, as well... Read more


Dr. DeJesus Speaks at Komen More than Pink Luncheon

October 08, 2019

Arsyl De Jesus, MD, radiation oncologist at NYOH, was invited as keynote speaker at the Susan G. Komen Northeastern NY 25th Anniversary More Than Pink Luncheon, held recently at the Rivers Casino Event Center in Schenectady. Spectrum News Anchor... Read more


Dr. Arsyl De Jesus featured speaker for the Susan G. Komen 25th Anniversary “More Than Pink” Luncheon

October 02, 2019

The "More Than Pink" luncheon will honor Breast Cancer Survivors at the Rivers Casino, Schenectady on Sunday, October 6, 2019, 11:30 - 2:30. Read more


Dr. Wrzesinski discusses lung cancer, BreatheDeep on NewsChannel 13

September 09, 2019

Dr. Stephen Wrzesinski discusses advances in lung cancer treatment as a guest on NewsChannel 13's HealthBeat program with Benita Zahn. He joins Jennifer Barnhart, spouse of an NYOH patient and founder of the Breathe Deep/Lungevity Albany event, a 5K... Read more


Dr. Tedesco discusses first immunotherapy regimen for breast cancer

September 03, 2019

Karen Tedesco, MD, was recently featured on the American Society of Clinical Oncology's national "Daily News" podcast. She discusses the advancement in breast cancer treatment that came earlier this year, when the FDA granted accelerated approval to... Read more


Dr. Ammannagari to speak at 2019 Breathe Deep Event for Lung Cancer

August 08, 2019

Dr. Nischala Ammannagari has been chosen as the expert speaker at the 2019 Breathe Deep Albany, a 5K walk/run for lung cancer. This year's event is Sunday, September 22nd, at the Crossings of Colonie. Sign up today at join NYOH physicians and... Read more


Dr. Bellomo Recognized as “Next Gen Innovator”

July 23, 2019

Courtney Bellomo, MD, a hematologist and stem cell transplant specialist at New York Oncology Hematology, has been named a "2019 Next Gen Innovator" by HemOnc Today. This highly select group of early career hematologists and oncologists are... Read more


Dr. Inder Lal Featured on Medical Monday on WAMC

July 16, 2019

Dr. Inder Lal was a recent guest on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s “Medical Monday” program. Dr. Lal was featured on the program answering questions from listeners who called in about Colon Cancer. Listen here Read more


NYOH Featured in National Cancer Magazine

June 14, 2019

There are many reasons our patients prefer receiving their medication through NYOH's In-Office Dispensing service. They include personal attention from our pharmacy team, quicker delivery of medication and our experienced staff's ability to secure... Read more


NYOH participates in The Albany Business Review panel of experts: Impact of Consolidation on Health

June 13, 2019

Ms. Sabrina Mosseau, Executive Director of New York Oncology Hematology was among three experts interviewed by The Albany Business Review to discuss how consolidation of health care impacts patients, health care providers and their budgets. Read the... Read more


NYOH Amsterdam attends Fulton-Montgomery Relay for Life

June 11, 2019

NYOH's Amsterdam Caregivers raised just under $1,200 for the Fulton-Montgomery Relay for Life. Donations were collected from staff / walkers (The entire Amsterdam office staff signed up for the team), raffle basket tickets, and sale of luminaries.... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Negandhi

May 21, 2019

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder care, is pleased to announce Ami M. Negandhi, M.D. has joined our team of medical oncologists and hematologists. Dr. Negandhi received her Medical Degree from... Read more


News10 Featuring the NYOH Amsterdam Team

May 17, 2019

NYOH Amsterdam team and News10 host Cristi with a patient's family member who donates chemo care bags to NYOH Dr. De Jesus with News10 hosts Ryan and Cristi Read more


Breast Cancer & Survivorship in the 21st Century: Less is More, More or Less

May 16, 2019

Program Overview Advances in breast cancer health have been growing exponentially during the twenty-first century and identification of novel therapeutic strategies have led to improved surgical and radiation outcomes. Actionable targets have... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Wrzesinski

May 06, 2019

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder care, is pleased to announce Stephen Wrzesinski, M.D., Ph.D. has joined our team of medical oncologists. Dr. Wrzesinski is the Director of Immunooncology and... Read more


Welcome, Colleen Murray, FNP-C, RNFA

May 02, 2019

Colleen Murray, FNP-C, RNFA has joined NYOH as a Nurse Practitioner. A graduate of Sage Graduate College, she is currently seeing patients at Albany Cancer Center and Hudson Cancer Center offices. Colleen is married, with two children, Evan and... Read more


Welcome, Maeve Dargush, MSN, ANP-C

May 02, 2019

Maeve Dargush, MSN, ANP-C has joined NYOH as a Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in Neuro-Oncology. A graduate of MGH Institute of Health Professions, she is currently seeing patients at Albany Medical Center. Maeve is married and has a son. In... Read more


NYOH Survivor Day Celebration 2019!

April 29, 2019

June is National Cancer Survivor Month and New York Oncology Hematology is hosting events across the region to celebrate the thousands of cancer survivors who are part of our NYOH family. Please join one of the celebrations listed – fill out a... Read more


NYOH breast cancer survivor on new treatment

April 17, 2019

When the FDA recently fast-tracked approval of Tecentriq as the first immunotherapy regimen approved for breast cancer, NYOH patient Cathy Jordan wasn't surprised. She has been on the treatment since 2015, when it was offered through an earlier... Read more


Spring to Life with NYOH on May 11th

April 02, 2019

NYOH invites everyone living with cancer, their families, companions and caregivers to a FREE program on Saturday, May 11, 2019. As the region’s largest provider of cancer care, NYOH is proud to host the sixth annual “Spring to Life” conference at... Read more


Dr. Ira Zackon Visits Capitol Hill to Advocate for Medicare Part B

April 02, 2019

Ira Zackon, MD (NYOH), Barry Brooks, MD (TXO), Steve Paulson, MD (TXO), and Randy Broun, MD (OHC) met with Congressional members and staff on March 6 to highlight concerns with the Administration’s International Pricing Index (IPI) model. The US... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Lal

March 20, 2019

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder care, is pleased to announce Inder Lal, M.D. has joined our team of medical oncologists and hematologists. Dr. Lal served as Chief Fellow for... Read more


Dr. Rahul Ravilla Featured on Medical Monday on WAMC

March 04, 2019

Dr. Rahul Ravilla was a recent guest on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s “Medical Monday” program. March is recognized as Colorectal Cancer Awareness month and Dr. Ravilla was on the program answering questions from listeners who called in. Listen here Read more


Dr. Ravilla and Benita Zahn discuss colorectal cancer

February 25, 2019

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. NYOH's Rahul Ravilla, MD, recently joined NewsChannel 13's Benita Zahn to discuss concern about the growing rate of this cancer, especially among young people. He also offers suggestions for lowering your... Read more


Welcome, Erin Lasher, RN, MSN, ANP-BC

February 07, 2019

Erin Lasher, RN, MSN, ANP-BC has joined NYOH as a Nurse Practitioner. A graduate of Sage Graduate College, she is currently seeing patients at our Troy office. An avid hiker and runner, Erin loves to travel, read – and is the proud mother of twin... Read more


Dr. Younes and Benita Zahn discusses cancer study, baby boomer risk

January 31, 2019

Mohamed Younes, MD, oncologist and hematologist at NYOH, discusses the decline in cancer deaths reported in a recent study by the American Cancer Society. Dr. Younes also explains recommended cancer screenings -- especially for baby boomers -- with... Read more


NYOH Names New Executive Director

January 15, 2019

New York Oncology Hematology is pleased to announce Sabrina Mosseau, BS, RN, OCN has been named Executive Director of the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder care. An oncology nurse by training, Mosseau brings more than 20 years... Read more


NYOH Supports Holiday Fundraisers

December 21, 2018

Dr. Arsyl De Jesus and the team at NYOH's Amsterdam office have been celebrating the holidays in style -- and supporting two important fundraising events in the Fulton Montgomery County region. At the Ladies Luncheon Soiree for Mountain Valley... Read more


Dr. Ammannagari discusses lung cancer on WAMC

December 06, 2018

Dr. Nischala Ammannagari was a recent guest on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s “Medical Monday” program. Dr. Ammannagari discussed advancements in lung cancer treatment and answered questions from listeners who called in. A board-certified medical... Read more


Dr. Tedesco Explains New Breast Cancer Treatment on Health Beat

November 16, 2018

Dr. Tedesco joins health reporter Benita Zahn to discuss NYOH's role in FDA approval of the new breast cancer treatment, Talzenna (talazoparib). Several NYOH patients participated in the trial leading up to approval of the new therapy. Read more


Mechanicville Stillwater Breast Cancer Walk

November 09, 2018

Mechanicville Stillwater Breast Cancer Walk committee had their check presentation last night! Over $40,000 was raised during 2018, the MOST ever raised by this group! Benefits from the fund-raising went equally to the following three groups: • NYOH... Read more


Welcome, Gloria Kwizera, MS, PA-C

November 09, 2018

Gloria Kwizera, MS, PA-C, has joined NYOH as a Physician Assistant. A graduate of Albany Medical College, Gloria is currently seeing patients at NYOH’s Albany Medical Center office. Gloria speaks four languages, and in her free time works as a... Read more


NYOH Plays Role in New Breast Cancer Treatment

October 29, 2018

New York Oncology Hematology has played a significant role in the US Food and Drug Administration’s recent approval of a new breast cancer treatment. Talzenna (talazoparib), a new PARP inhibitor for the treatment of adult patients with deleterious... Read more


Dr. De Jesus at CBA’s Real Brothers Wear Pink Event

October 24, 2018

Dr. Arsyl De Jesus, a radiation oncologist at NYOH, was a guest speaker at Christian Brothers Academy's "Real Brothers Wear Pink" event to raise money and awareness for breast cancer. Dr. De Jesus' son attends CBA and she created the program in... Read more


Join us at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer!

October 17, 2018

Come be a part of the NYOH Cares team this Sunday, October 21st at Washington Park in Albany. Our team of NYOH survivors, staff and physicians will once again be sponsoring the Survivors Tent. Come join us in the tent -- or participate in the 3-5... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Ravilla

September 27, 2018

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder care, is pleased to announce Rahul Ravilla, MD, MS has joined our team of medical oncologists and hematologists. Dr. Ravilla served as Chief Fellow for... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Hussain

September 25, 2018

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder care, is pleased to announce Muhammad Hussain, MD has joined our team of hematologists. Dr. Hussain served as Chief Fellow at Penn State Cancer Institute and... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Raval

September 20, 2018

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder care, is pleased to announce Mihir Raval, MD, MPH has joined our team of hematologists. Dr. Raval served as Chief Fellow for Hematology/Oncologist at University... Read more


Breathe Deep with NYOH on September 23rd

September 14, 2018

Once again, New York Oncology Hematology will be joining Lungevity for the 2018 Breathe Deep 5K Run/Walk at The Crossings in Colonie. Proceeds from the event fund research, education and support for those battling lung cancer. Arsyl De Jesus, MD, a... Read more


NYOH Blood Cancer Survivor Urges Donations on NewsChannel13

September 06, 2018

Bill Majewski, an NYOH blood cancer survivor, and his wife Hillary, recently shared their story with Benita Zahn of NewsChannel 13. Bill is in remission from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, but says he wouldn’t be here to play with his three young... Read more


Thank You, Dr. Weissman

August 24, 2018

New York Oncology Hematology extends our best wishes and gratitude to Dr. Charles Weissman, who has retired from our practice. A beloved doctor and colleague, Dr. Weissman is one of a group of physicians who came together, more than 30 years ago, to... Read more


NYOH Welcomes Jessica Tieckelmann

July 06, 2018

Jessica Tieckelmann has joined NYOH as Manager of Human Resources for the practice. Jessica brings extensive HR experience in health care, technology and construction. She joins NYOH from Albany Medical Center. Read more


Dr. Zackon on Advancements in Cancer Research

July 05, 2018

Ira Zackon, MD, President of New York Oncology Hematology, recently participated in an expert roundtable on medical research with the Albany Business Review. Read about where cancer treatment is headed, what NYOH is offering its patients and where... Read more


Join Us for NYOH Survivor Day 2018!

June 01, 2018

June is National Cancer Survivor Month and New York Oncology Hematology is hosting events across the region to celebrate the thousands of cancer survivors who are part of our NYOH family. Please contact your NYOH office location to learn more – and... Read more


NYOH Opens Doors to New Mobile PET/CT

May 31, 2018

New York Oncology Hematology cut the ribbon today on the region's first 4-ring Mobile PET/CT unit. The General Electric Discovery technology cuts patient scan time from 25 minutes to just 12 minutes, provides increased accuracy of smaller lesions... Read more


Dr. Younes Discusses Immunotherapy on WAMC

May 08, 2018

NYOH’s Dr. Mohamad Younes was a recent guest at WAMC/Northeast Public Radio’s “Medical Monday” program, where he discussed the growing role that immunotherapy is playing in even hard to treat cancers. Listen to the program. In addition to taking... Read more


Dr. De Jesus Wins National Award

May 04, 2018

Dr. Arsyl De Jesus receives the 2018 Outstanding Physician in Radiation Oncology award from Dr. Christopher Rose, Chief Clinical Officer, Radiation Oncology, The US Oncology Network. New York Oncology Hematology congratulates Dr. Arsyl De Jesus,... Read more


NYOH Pharmacist Speaks at National Conference

April 25, 2018

Daniela Dethomasis, R.Ph., a pharmacist at NYOH, recently spoke at the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association’s annual conference in Texas. Addressing more than 200 people, she talked about the ways NYOH is using technology to help... Read more


90th Birthday Party Benefits NYOH Foundation

April 20, 2018

June Baesen of Schenectady is a breast cancer survivor and a longtime patient at NYOH’s Rexford office. When she recently celebrated her 90th birthday, rather than gifts, her friends and family made donations to the NYOH Community Cancer Foundation,... Read more


Megan Farrar Named to “40 Under 40”

April 17, 2018

NYOH is proud to announce that Megan Farrar, Director of Radiation and Imaging Services, has been selected one of the Albany Business Review's "40 Under 40" Class of 2018. This annual recognition of "up and coming" leaders across all industry in the... Read more


Hair Stylists and Barbers Invited to Free “Salon Strong” Event on April 23rd

April 13, 2018

Dr. De Jesus to speak to stylists about caring for clients during cancer treatment New York Oncology Hematology and Nathan Littauer Hospital are joining forces once again with Salon Strong 2.0, sharing critical information with hair stylists and... Read more


Free “Spring to Life” Conference on May 19th in Albany

April 02, 2018

New York Oncology Hematology invites you to attend our fifth annual “Spring to Life” conference on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Albany Marriott. Afternoon – Survivors, Family, Friends and Caregivers The afternoon session is once again designed for... Read more


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 15, 2018

Dr. Kambam on the Advancements in Colorectal Cancer Watch an interview with Dr. Madhavi Kambam to learn about advances in treatment of colon and rectal cancer. In the United States, colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men, after... Read more


Dr. Olds on WAMC’s Medical Monday

March 06, 2018

Listen to Dr. Tia Olds on WAMC Northeast Public Radio's "Medical Monday" program. As a recent guest, she discussed how radiation oncology is increasingly being used to treat metastatic cancer and answered a variety of caller questions. Listen to the... Read more


NYOH’s Meg Farrar Featured in TU’s “Women@Work” Magazine

February 28, 2018

Megan Farrar, R.T., Director of Radiation and Imaging Services at NYOH, shares her experience caring for patients in a profile in the Times Union’s Women@Work magazine. As the largest provider of radiation services in the region, Farrar oversees an... Read more


NYOH Manages IV Fluid Bag Shortage

January 17, 2018

Nancy Egerton, Pharm.D., Area Manager, Pharmacy Services at NYOH, discusses how the practice is managing the shortage of IV fluid bags, ensuring all patients receive treatments. The shortage is being caused by the temporary shut down of a major... Read more


Dr. Garbo Discusses Clinical Research on “Medical Monday”

December 14, 2017

Dr. Lawrence Garbo and Amy Zuchelkowki, RN, Director of Clinical Services, discussed NYOH's clinical research program on WAMC's Medical Monday program. During the program, they explained how drug trials lead to new cancer treatments, how patients... Read more


Help Local Cancer Patients this Holiday Season

December 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... Read more


Dr. Collea Receives “Community Advocate Award”

October 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... Read more


Congratulations, Andrea Breen!

October 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... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Younes!

October 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... Read more


Welcome, Dr. Ammannagari!

October 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... Read more


Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 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... Read more


New Clinical Trial for Early Stage, High Risk Breast Cancer

September 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... Read more


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

August 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,... Read more


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

August 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... Read more


Dr. Theodoulou Now Seeing Breast Cancer Patients in Hudson, NY

July 24, 2017

NYOH is pleased to announce that Dr. Maria Theodoulou, internationally recognized breast cancer expert, will now be seeing patients in our Hudson office, at 69 Prospect Ave. She will continue to also see patients in our Albany location. To make an... Read more


Dr. Theodoulou Discusses Breast Cancer on WAMC

June 20, 2017

Dr. Maria Theodoulou, a medical oncologist at NYOH's Albany and Hudson offices, recently discussed breast cancer on WAMC, Northeast Public Radio's popular Medical Monday program. Dr. Theodoulou, who joined NYOH after 28 years at Memorial Sloan... Read more


Join Us for NYOH’s Upcoming Survivor Month Celebrations!

May 19, 2017

Join NYOH in celebrating National Cancer Survivor Month in June, with special events planned by each of our seven offices. Each year, we invite survivors to join together with NYOH staff to celebrate and support one another. We hope you’ll be a part... Read more


NYOH Working to Ensure In Office Dispensing for Patients

May 16, 2017

In this video, NYOH’s executive director, Edwin Graham, talks to New York State representatives about an important issue regarding in-office dispensing. In addition to providing world class care, close to home, NYOH is also leading an effort to... Read more


NYOH’s Stephanie Spear Receives Hero Award From St. Peter’s Health Partners

May 12, 2017

NYOH is proud to announce that Stephanie Spear, PA, a rounding hospitalist for NYOH, who sees patients at St. Peter's Hospital, was recognized with the Josie King Hero Award for her role in preventing an NYOH patient at the hospital from receiving... Read more


Caregivers, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Focus of May 20th Conference

May 03, 2017

NYOH Hosts Cancer Experts, Patients, and Families at Local Blood Cancer Conference on May 20th New York Oncology Hematology, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) invite health care professionals, caregivers,... Read more


Easter Baskets Donated to NYOH Patients & Families

April 12, 2017

Big thanks to Floyd Warriors, a cancer support group launched by Lisa Morahan, an NYOH breast cancer survivor, for their annual donation of Easter baskets for our patients and their families! Dr. Schlossberg and Dr. Sukumaran with some of the... Read more


NYOH Physician and Breast Cancer Expert Selected for Medical Society Award

March 30, 2017

Maria Theodoulou, MD, an internationally renowned breast cancer expert at New York Oncology Hematology, has been named the 2017 Distinguished Female Physician by the Hellenic Medical Society of New York. Dr. Theodoulou joined NYOH in 2016 from... Read more


NYOH’s Graham Named to National COA Board of Directors

March 29, 2017

Edwin Graham, Executive Director of New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer treatment, has been named to the national board of directors for the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) in Washington, DC. As a nonprofit,... Read more


Save the Date for Golf Outing to Benefit NYOH

March 09, 2017

Get your clubs ready for the third annual Douglas Lawton Charity Golf Outing on Wednesday, July 19th at Orchard Creek Golf Club in Altamont, NY. Sponsored by the Guilderland Center Fire Department, the event honors of Douglas Lawton, a Guilderland... Read more


Dr. Kambam on Gastrointestinal Cancers

March 07, 2017

Dr. Madhavi Kambam was a guest on WAMC’s Medical Monday program to discus gastrointestinal cancers (esophagus, stomach, biliary system, pancreas, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus). She also answered listeners question on the live,... Read more


NYOH Offers New Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trial

January 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... Read more


Salon Strong: Dr. De Jesus Speaks to Local Stylists

January 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... Read more


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

January 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... Read more


Help Local Cancer Patients through NYOH Community Cancer Foundation

January 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... Read more


Dr. Shaffer on Prostate, Bladder and Renal Cancer

November 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... Read more


NYOH Welcomes New Staff

October 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... Read more


Dr. Tedesco and patient discuss breast cancer

October 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... Read more


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

October 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... Read more


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

September 27, 2016

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... Read more


New Breast Cancer Research Trial at NYOH

September 01, 2016

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... Read more


NYOH Participates in 2016 Walk for Hospice

August 08, 2016

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... Read more


NYOH Featured in Coping Magazine’s Survivor Day Photo Gallery

August 02, 2016

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... Read more


Dr. Tedesco Talks About Decoding Your Breast Cancer Diagnosis

July 28, 2016

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... Read more


NYOH Chosen for National Cancer Initiative

July 25, 2016

New Initiative Designed to Promote Better Cancer Care New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH), the region’s largest provider of cancer treatment, has been selected to participate in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), a new national initiative. NYOH... Read more


New York Declares October 13th Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

June 27, 2016

Congratulation and thanks to New York State Assemblyman John T. McDonald III for passage of his resolution, declaring October 13th Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day in New York State. New York Oncology Hematology recently joined Assemblyman... Read more


Subaru and LLS Donate Patient Blankets

June 24, 2016

New York Oncology Hematology patients are receiving beautiful blankets through a national program with Subaru of America and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Lacy Subaru and LLS delivered the blankets to both NYOH and Albany Medical Center as part... Read more


Dr. Zackon Discusses Cancer Caregivers in Times Union

June 20, 2016

Ira Zackon, MD, President of New York Oncology Hematology, discusses the benefits and challenges to cancer patients and their caregivers as more oncology and hematology care moves to an outpatient setting, including NYOH’s Stem Cell Transplant... Read more


NYOH Plays Role in FDA Approval of Atezo for Bladder Cancer

June 13, 2016

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced approval for atezolizumab (Tecentriq), a new drug to treat bladder cancer. At New York Oncology Hematology, several of our patients have been participating in clinical research trials for the... Read more


NYOH Welcomes New Nurse Practitioner to Patroon Creek Office

June 06, 2016

New York Oncology Hematology Welcomes Randi Daniels, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, as a Nurse Practitioner at our Patroon Creek office in Albany. Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, Randi received her Bachelor of Arts degree from State... Read more


New York Oncology Hematology Welcomes New Nurse Practitioner to Patroon Creek office

May 05, 2016

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer care, welcomes Amanda DiPierro, RN, MSN, FNP-BC as a nurse practitioner in our Patroon Creek office in Albany. Amanda earned her Bachelor’s of Science from State University of New... Read more


New York Oncology Hematology Welcomes Linda Hall as Practice Administrator

May 03, 2016

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer care, welcomes Linda Hall as Practice Administrator, overseeing operations at three of NYOH’s seven offices: Clifton Park in Saratoga County, Rexford and Amsterdam. With nearly 30... Read more


Dr. Weissman on Skin Cancer

May 02, 2016

May is skin cancer awareness month and Dr. Charles Weissman, medical oncologist and melanoma expert, was a recent guest on “Medical Monday,” a live, radio call-in program on WAMC/Northeast Public Radio. Dr. Weissman discussed skin cancer prevention... Read more


Dr. Juliano discusses NYOH’s new radiation technology on Time Warner Cable News

April 12, 2016

New York Oncology Hematology’s new radiotherapy system, the Varian TrueBeam, is the focus of a recent Time Warner Cable News story. Located at our new Clifton Park Cancer Center in Saratoga County, is offers the latest in radiation treatment,... Read more


Dr. Zackon and patient discuss Spring to Life conference on WAMC

April 11, 2016

Dr. Ira Zackon, of NYOH and Chair of the 2016 Spring to Life conference on Hematologic Malignancies and Barbara Contave, a multiple myeloma survivor and NYOH stem cell transplant recipient, were recent guests on WAMC's The Roundtable. They talked... Read more


NYOH Patient shares her story about genetic testing and breast cancer

April 05, 2016

Katrina Susman (in photo, with husband and son), a patient at New York Oncology Hematology, recently shared her experience with NYOH's Hereditary Risk Assessment Program, opting for surgery after learning about her genetic markers for several... Read more


Project Easter Bunny delivers baskets for children of NYOH patients

March 24, 2016

A special delivery of 75 Easter baskets recently arrived at NYOH, the volunteer efforts of Floydwarriors, a cancer patient support organization created by an NYOH patient and survivor. Project Easter Bunny is the brainchild of Lisa Morehan (wearing... Read more


NYOH Hosts Third Annual Spring to Life Conference on April 16th

March 11, 2016

New York Oncology Hematology is proud to host the Spring to Life Conference on Hematologic Malignances on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Hilton Albany Hotel. This one-day, CE-accredited educational conference includes a morning and afternoon... Read more


Dr. Evangelist Discusses Advances in Lung Cancer Research

March 07, 2016

Dr. Makenzi Evangelist discusses the advancements in clinical research trials for lung cancer as part of a special report by the Times Union newspaper and WMHT-TV. The story focuses on lung cancer as the number one cancer killer. Several NYOH... Read more


Gloversville Salon Owner Donates More Than 100 Tote Bags for NYOH Patients in Treatment

March 03, 2016

In addition to owning Renditions Salon, in Gloversville, Linda Mendetta is also a sales consultant for Thirty one gifts consultant. With the help of many friends and customers, she recently delivered more than 100 Thirty one tote bags, filled items... Read more


Liberty ARC’s “Pink Sale” Raises More Than $1,000 for NYOH Patients

March 02, 2016

Clients of Liberty ARC recently held a “Pink Sale,” selling t-shirts and other pink breast cancer awareness items to raise money for the NYOH Community Cancer Foundation to help patients at NYOH’s Amsterdam location. Clients and staff of Liberty ARC... Read more


Dr. Theodoulou, Breast Cancer Expert, Joins NYOH

February 29, 2016

Dr. Maria Theodoulou, formerly of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in New York City, Joins Region’s Largest Cancer Care Provider ALBANY, NY – New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer care, welcomes Maria... Read more


Edwin Graham Discusses State Reimbursement on “Capitol Tonight”

February 26, 2016

Ed Graham, Executive Director, New York Oncology Hematology, was a recent guest on the Time Warner Cable News' Capitol Tonight program, which focuses on politics and government across New York State. In the segment, Ed discusses New York State's... Read more


Dr. Collea Discusses Breast Cancer on “Medical Monday”

February 23, 2016

Rufus Collea, MD, was a recent guest on "Medical Monday," a program of WAMC, Northeast Public Radio. Dr. Collea, who treats breast cancer patients and serves as Medical Director at NYOH, answered listeners' questions about a variety of topics... Read more


“King and Queen of Hearts” Helps NYOH Patients

February 11, 2016

Students at the William H. Barkely Magnet School in Amsterdam recently raised more than $400 to help cancer patients at New York Oncology Hematology. They held a “King and Queen of Hearts” fundraiser, where students and families purchased paper... Read more


Dr. Garbo Recognized for Success in Phase I Clinical Trials

February 04, 2016

Translational Oncology Program brings novel Phase I oncology trials to community-based cancer centers, providing patients convenient access to advanced treatments US Oncology Research, one of the largest community-based oncology research programs in... Read more


NYOH Offering New Immunotherapy Clinical Trial for Lung Cancer

January 08, 2016

NYOH Among First in the World Offering New Immunotherapy Clinical Trial for Lung Cancer Enrollment in the CheckMate 370 study of Nivolumab is now open for eligible patients New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of treatment for... Read more


Dr. Schlossberg Discusses Cancer Research & New Treatment on WAMC

December 28, 2015

Howard Schlossberg, MD was a recent guest on "Medical Monday," the weekly medical call-in program on WAMC, Northeast Public Radio. During the hour-long program, Dr. Schlossberg answered listeners' questions on a variety of cancer-related topics,... Read more


Local Students Make Donation in Honor of Teacher

December 23, 2015

When Becky Hart, a teacher at Knox Jr. High School in Johnstown, NY, was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year, her students wanted to do something to support their teacher during treatment. They sold pink bracelets and magnets. The... Read more


Amsterdam Staff Create “Charlie Brown” Christmas Tree

December 17, 2015

Once again this year, the talented staff at our Amsterdam office participated in the Century Club’s 2015 Festival of Trees. This year, they chose “A Charlie Brown Christmas” as the tree theme, with many staff creating hand-made ornaments to make the... Read more


Dr. Evangelist on Lung Cancer for WAMC’s Medical Monday

November 24, 2015

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and WAMC, Northeast Public Radio invited NYOH’s Dr. Makenzi Evangelist to discuss the disease on Medical Monday, its live, weekly call-in program. Dr. Evangelist answered listeners questions and discussed... Read more


NYOH Nurses Win Caregiver Award

November 20, 2015

Congratulations to Stephanie Hathaway and Amanda Hershey, who were recently recognized by Mountain Valley Hospice with the Gregory R. Hoye Award, given to a caregiver who has, “demonstrated compassion and understanding, and given hope, support, and... Read more


24-hour Martial Arts Marathon to benefit NYOH Community Cancer Foundation

November 17, 2015

Richard Harris, whose wife, Laurie, is a patient at NYOH, is planning a 24-hour Roll-A-Thon, a continuous martial arts training session, to raise funds for New York Oncology Hematology’s Community Cancer Foundation. The event runs from 8 a.m. Nov.... Read more


NYOH Cares: Supporting Patients and Cancer Organizations

November 02, 2015

NYOH employees, patients and survivors are involved in dozens of organizations and events to support cancer research and provide needed services to those in treatment. NYOH employees recently participated in Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the... Read more


Dr. Tia Olds on WAMC’s Medical Monday

October 26, 2015

Dr. Tia Olds, a radiation oncologist at New York Oncology Hematology, discussed treatment and new research in breast cancer on WAMC's Medical Monday program. Listen to the Program Read more


Dr. Lisinschi Featured in “Your Clifton Park”

October 22, 2015

Dr. Adriana Lisinschi, an oncologist/hematologist at NYOH, was recently featured in Your Clifton Park, a weekly newspaper in Saratoga County. In her profile, Dr. Lisinschi talks about her childhood as a piano prodigy in Moldova and why she wanted to... Read more


Dr. De Jesus featured in new Komen Race for the Cure video

October 01, 2015

Dr. Arsyl De Jesus, radiation oncologist at New York Oncology Hematology and board member for Susan G. Komen Foundation of Northeast New York, is featured in a a new video about the 2015 Race for the Cure. Dr. De Jesus discusses advances in breast... Read more


NYOH’s New TrueBeam Radiotherapy System Treats Hard to Reach Cancers

September 18, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology is proud to offer the region’s only Varian TrueBeam Radiotherapy System. This exciting technology opens new treatment possibilities, while providing greater accuracy, speed and comfort for patients – especially for hard... Read more


NYOH Welcomes Dr. Adriana Lisinschi

September 15, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology, (NYOH), the region’s leading provider of community-based cancer and blood disorder care, welcomes Adriana Lisinschi, MD, PhD, to the medical staff. Board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine,... Read more


Dr. Zackon and Dana Farber’s Dr. Stone Discuss Stem Cell on WAMC’s Medical Monday

September 03, 2015

Dr. Ira Zackon, Director of New York Oncology Hematology’s Stem Cell Transplant Program and Dr. Richard Stone, a leukemia expert and physician at Dana Farber Cancer Institute were the recent guests on Medical Monday, a live, weekly radio call-in... Read more


Dr. Tedesco Speaks on Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndrome

August 19, 2015

Karen Tedesco, MD, was a featured speaker on Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndrome at the recent “Beat the Odds” event, sponsored by To Life!, a breast cancer support and education organization. Dr. Tedesco is a medical oncologist and hematologist and... Read more


Join Team NYOH at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure!

August 12, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology will again be sponsoring a water station at this year's Susan G Komen Race for the Cure, Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Empire State Plaza in Albany. Volunteers are needed to help hand out water and cheer on runners and... Read more


Join NYOH at Light The Night 2015

August 03, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology welcomes survivors and family members to participate in the 2015 Light the Night walk on Saturday, October 10th at 5pm. The walk is held at Siena College in Loudonville, NY. Light the Night benefits the important work of... Read more


NYOH Welcomes Dr. Pooja Chaukiyal

June 29, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s leading provider of community-based care for cancer and blood disorders, welcomes Pooja Chaukiyal, MD, to the medical staff. Board certified in Medical Oncology and Hematology, Dr. Chaukiyal is currently... Read more


NYOH Joins Wellness Walk

June 22, 2015

The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce recently invited employees in our new NYOH Clifton Park Cancer Center to participate in the 2015 Clifton Park – Halfmoon Employee Wellness Walk. Team NYOH joined employees from other local businesses and... Read more


New Clifton Park Cancer Center Opens

June 05, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology, the region’s largest provider of cancer and blood disorder treatment, celebrated the opening of its new Clifton Park Cancer Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Located at 3 Crossing Blvd. (at Sitterly Rd.), the new... Read more


NYOH Donates Radiation Equipment to Nigeria

May 19, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology recently donated a CT scanner, formerly used in the Rexford practice. With the investment in new technology, the scanner, which is fully functional, is headed to First Rivers Hospital in Nigeria, along with several other... Read more


NYOH on Sandra Lee’s Breast Cancer Announcement

May 13, 2015

NYOH physicians Rufus Collea, MD and Karen Tedesco, MD were interviewed following the announcement that Sandra Lee, celebrity chef and partner of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, has breast cancer. Click to read the articles: Times Union:... Read more


NYOH Hosts Blood Cancer Conference

May 09, 2015

May 16th at the Desmond Hotel in Albany New York Oncology Hematology invites health care professionals, survivors and caregivers to attend a the second-annual Spring to Life Conference on Hematologic Malignancies™ on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 7:30... Read more


Dr. Juliano Featured on WAMC’s Medical Monday

May 04, 2015

Dr. Justin Juliano is a radiation oncologist at NYOH’s new Clifton Park Cancer Center. He was recently the guest on WAMC, Northeast Public Radio’s program, “Medical Monday,” a weekly call-in show where listeners can pose questions to area... Read more


Dr. Zackon on Targeted Therapies

April 27, 2015

Dr. Ira Zackon, Director of NYOH’s Stem Cell Transplant Program, and patient Gary Vogt were recent guests on WMHT’s Health Link program, discussing the topic of targeted therapy, a new development in cancer treatment that is based on a patient’s... Read more


NYOH Clifton Park Cancer Center to Open May 4th

April 24, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology will begin seeing patients at its new Clifton Park Cancer Center on May 4th. Located at 3 Crossing Blvd. (at the intersection of Sitterly Rd.), it is the largest and most comprehensive in the area, providing services for... Read more


Dr. Olds Discusses Cancer Prevention on Tom Joyner Radio Program

April 24, 2015

Dr. Tia Olds, a radiation oncologist at New York Oncology Hematology, recently appeared on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, a nationally syndicated radio program. As part of National Minority Cancer Awareness Week and the program’s regular “Get Well... Read more


Project Easter Bunny comes to NYOH

April 03, 2015

In 2009, NYOH patient and breast cancer survivor Lisa Morehan was in treatment and too sick to make an Easter basket for her son. So, she vowed to make up for it and Project Easter Bunny was born. Morahan recently dropped off 50 Easter baskets for... Read more


NYOH Introduces In-Office Dispensing for Cancer Drugs

March 11, 2015

Now, you don’t have to make a separate trip to the pharmacy for your prescriptions. For your convenience, and often at a lower cost, NYOH can fill many prescriptions at our office locations: Albany, Albany Medical Center, Latham, Troy, Rexford,... Read more


Local Schools Send Some Love to NYOH Patients

February 10, 2015

From left to right: Principal Donna Decker, Errol Quinones, Destiny Dingman, Kris Welch, Raelyn Hillier, Brenna McNamara, Amy Merendo Students and teachers at two schools in Amsterdam recently celebrated Valentine’s Day by making gift baskets and... Read more


Taking Steps to Prevent Cancer

January 30, 2015

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and the American Cancer Society recommends seven key lifestyle habits that everyone should adopt to reduce their risk of the disease: Stop using tobacco Maintain a healthy weight throughout your life... Read more


NYOH Welcomes Dr. Juliano

January 26, 2015

New York Oncology Hematology, (NYOH), the region’s leading provider of community-based cancer care services, welcomes Justin Juliano, MD, to the medical staff. Board certified in Radiation Oncology, Dr. Juliano is currently treating patients at... Read more


NYOH Announces Contract Agreement with CDPHP

January 20, 2015

We are pleased to announce that New York Oncology Hematology has reached a contract agreement with Capital District Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP). The agreement ensures no disruption of treatment for our CDPHP members. Patients can keep their... Read more


NYOH in the Community

December 09, 2014

New York Oncology Hematology’s physicians, staff and patients have been participating in several local events to raise money and awareness for cancer research and treatment, including: American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer... Read more