Sharon Bauer, RN, nurse manager in the pediatric hematology/oncology department at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, talks about what the new Upstate Cancer Center will mean for children in our community who are fighting cancer and blood disorders. Read the blog: Peds to Parents – Notes from Upstate Professionals to Parents and Caregivers.
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Leslie Kohman, MD, medical director of the new Upstate Cancer Center, is joined by administrator Dick Kilburg, MBA, to share exciting details about the center, which is set to open this summer. Kilburg will talk about what it took to bring this building to fruition – the biggest challenges, the unique building features, where we are today, and how much money was raised for construction. Kohman will describe the new services and technologies that will be available, how the building will facilitate multidisciplinary care, and what it will mean for patients who have cancer and their loved ones. The Upstate Cancer Center will be the only facility in the region to offer outpatient care and treatment for cancer and blood disorders in all ages – child through adult.
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Nicholas Greco, PhD, executive director and Tissue Bank director for the Upstate Cord Blood Bank, describes the process of building a new cord blood center, which is currently under construction at Upstate’s Community campus. Greco talks about what the new center will bring to the community, the current uses of cord blood in treatments and cures approved by the FDA, and what is on the horizon for its use in regenerative medicine. Read the story: Nicholas Greco, PhD, to lead the Upstate Cord Blood Bank Listen to an interview with Dr. Robert Silverman: Upstate breaks ground for umbilical cord blood bank
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John Seffrin, PhD, American Cancer Society president, shares his hopeful perspective on where we are with cancer — how far we’ve come in terms of prevention, detection and treatment — and what we have to do to to finish the fight in this century. Seffrin received an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science from the State University of New York at the 2014 Upstate Medical University Commencement.
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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