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What you need to know about esophageal cancer

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Vanessa R Gibson, MDUpstate thoracic surgeons Barbara Robinson, MDVanessa Gibson, MD and Barbara Robinson, MD, help us understand cancer of the esophagus - a hollow tube that carries food and liquids from your throat to your stomach – including the risks, advances in detection and treatment options.  Read more about the Thoracic Oncology Program (TOP) at Upstate.

‘What’s Your Emergency?’ – Seasonal changes bring increase in difficulty breathing calls

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Derek R Cooney, MD, FF/NREMT-P, FACEPUpstate’s Director of Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine  Derek Cooney, MD explains why difficulty breathing calls increase as the seasons change, when to seek medical help, and what to expect from the paramedics en route to the hospital and when you reach the hospital.

2/26/12 How to help someone with swallowing difficulty

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Speech language pathologists Jenna Gardner and Kim Brown work extensively with patients who have had strokes or dementia related diseases who develop swallowing disorders.  They offer words of wisdom for how to help. 

See related article on page 10 in the winter issue of Upstate Health, a free magazine produced by Upstate Medical University that inspires healthy living throughout Central New York. To subscribe for free, call 464-8668.

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Upstate University Hospital.