Upstate’s Jayne Charlamb, MD, medical director of prevention and survivorship, talks about a new breast cancer survivorship program for women who have completed their active treatment (chemo, radiation, surgery). The program focuses on empowering and educating participants to take an active role in decisions related to their follow-up care, wellness and comprehensive healthy living. Support Services at Upstate. For more information, call (315) 464-8224.
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Jayne Charlamb, MD, medical director of prevention and survivorship at Upstate, talks about a program designed for women who are at an increased risk of breast cancer. Charlamb is the director of Upstate’s breast cancer high risk program, which offers special surveillance options as well as “chemoprevention” – taking medication to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. For more information, call (315) 464-8224, ask for Linda.
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Speech language pathologist Jenna Gardner and oncology nurse Ann Ray discuss different types of cancers that arise in the head or neck region (nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat, or larynx), and how the disease and treatments can affect the patient. They talk about the new head and neck cancer support group they run, what the group is designed to accomplish and why they decided to start one. Patient support groups at Upstate. For more information, call (315) 464-5819 or (315) 464-5262
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Upstate gynecologic oncologist Rinki Agarwal, MD talks about gynecologic cancers, and the comprehensive services available at Upstate. Gynecologic cancers are the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells originating in the female reproductive organs, including the cervix, ovaries, uterus, fallopian tubes, vagina and vulva. Read more: Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Upstate Medical University.
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Chris Lucchesi, a pharmacology graduate student at Upstate, shares his personal experience with cancer, and what led him into his particular field of cancer research. Read more: Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies Pharmacology Program.
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Upstate surgical oncologist Scott Albert, MD helps us understand melanoma, a deadly form of cancer that starts in a certain type of skin cell, including early detection, treatment, and prevention. Albert also talks about a new multi-disciplinary melanoma program in the planning stages for the new Upstate Cancer Center.