Some patients may be better served receiving radiation treatments in the prone position (lying face down) when they receive radiation to their breast tissue.
Nurse navigators are specially trained oncology-certified nurses who serve as advocates for an individual diagnosed with cancer. They help coordinate a patient's medical tests, physician appointments, insurance paperwork, and more. [...]
The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 43,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with pancreas cancer this year. [...]
Barbara McHale, nurse navigator for St. Mary's Cancer Treatment Center, helps support cancer patients to navigate the confusing health care system. [...]
Dr. Ronnie F. Luyun has joined St. Peter’s Medical Oncology/Hematology. Board-certified, he will practice medical oncology and hematology at St. Peter’s Hospital Cancer Care Center. [...]
An international collaboration between physicians at St. Peter’s Hospital and a leading Chinese research hospital will result in better, more sophisticated care for patients at both facilities. [...]
The WHO issued a report that classifies processed meats in the same class as cancer-causing carcinogens. Will consumers who love their bacon, sausage and hot dogs have to give them up entirely? [...]
Sabrina Mosseau from St. Peter's Health Partners spoke with NewsChannel 13 about an upcoming event, Visions of Strength, to raise funds for integrative therapies for cancer patients. [...]
The new St. Mary's Cancer Treatment Center is designed by cancer patients, for cancer patients, with many unique features. [...]
There are many projects ongoing at St. Peter's Health Partners' Troy hospitals, including the opening of the new St. Mary's Cancer Treatment Center.