April is the awareness month for four types of cancers: Head & Neck, Testicular and Esophageal cancers. Each cancer is symbolized by a specific color ribbon:
- Head cancer: Burgundy ribbon
- Neck cancer: Ivory ribbon
- Testicular cancer: Orchid ribbon
- Esophageal cancer: Periwinkle ribbon
Cancer Research at NYOH
Working with the US Oncology Network, National Cancer Institute, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and private pharmaceutical companies, New York Oncology Hematology provides the largest, most comprehensive clinical trial operation in the region. Trials are administered to patients across NYOH’s offices.
Over the past twenty years, NYOH has played a pivotal role in the FDA approval process of 24 new anticancer drugs. NYOH is proud to participate in nearly 50 clinical trials for a range of cancers.