oncology http://wamc.org en Medical Monday : Dr. Karen Tedesco : Skin Cancers http://wamc.org/post/medical-monday-dr-karen-tedesco-skin-cancers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Karen Tedesco of </span><a href="http://newyorkoncology.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">New York Oncology Hematology</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. She’s here to answer your questions about skin cancers, and how best to protect yourself in the summer sun.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:30:00 +0000 95317 at http://wamc.org Medical Monday : Dr. Karen Tedesco : Skin Cancers Dr. Marco Bisoffi, Chapman Univeristy - Thinking Outside the Tumor http://wamc.org/post/dr-marco-bisoffi-chapman-univeristy-thinking-outside-tumor <p>Studying the area surrounding a cancerous tumor may provide new medical insights.</p><p>Dr. Marco Bisoffi, associate professor of biological sciences at Chapman University, is studying<em> field cancerization</em> to help treat the deadly disease.</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 88505 at http://wamc.org Dr. Marco Bisoffi, Chapman Univeristy - Thinking Outside the Tumor Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Christopher Dolinsky : 3/24/14 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-christopher-dolinsky-32414 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Christopher </span>Dolinsky<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Northeastern Radiation Oncology in Schenectady, New York. He’s here to answer your questions about cancer, cancer treatment and related topics.</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:30:00 +0000 86532 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Christopher Dolinsky : 3/24/14 Kingston's Oncology Support Program Memoir Group http://wamc.org/post/kingstons-oncology-support-program-memoir-group <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There is a remarkable new anthology - </span><a href="http://www.holdingonlettinggomemoir.org/holgm/"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">holding on, letting go</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that collects stories by people who've learned to look death in the eye and to savor life's gifts.</span></p><p>Bestselling author Abigail Thomas leads the Memoir Group at <a href="http://www.hahv.org/archives/service/cancer-support-program">Kingston's Oncology Support Program </a>of the <a href="http://www.hahv.org/">HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley</a>. In 2011, after her daughter was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, Thomas volunteered to lead a five-week writing workshop. Nearly two years later, it's still going strong.</p><p>Abigail Thomas joins us along with Barbara Sarah, a breast cancer survivor, and one of book’s 15 contributors who founded the Oncology Support Program. We are also joined by two other contributors: Carol Dwyer and Craig Mawhirt.</p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 77075 at http://wamc.org Kingston's Oncology Support Program Memoir Group Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Gary Siskin : 1/28/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-dr-gary-siskin-12813 <p></p><p>Today on Medical Monday, to answer your questions on radiology and related issues of is Dr. Gary Siskind, professor and chair of radiology at Albany Medical Center.</p><p>A graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York, he completed his residency in radiology at Kings County Hospital Center, in Brooklyn.</p><p>Also in practice with Community Care Physicians, Dr. Siskin is a certified diplomate of the American Board of Radiology, through which he also has a certificate of added qualification in vascular and interventional radiology. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 56645 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Gary Siskin : 1/28/13 Vox Pop : Medical Monday with Dr. Carl Atkins : 5/21/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-dr-carl-atkins-52112 <p>On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop is Dr. Carl Atkins, chief of the Division of Oncology and Hematology at St. Peter&rsquo;s Hospital, Albany.</p><p>Dr. Atkins earned his doctor of medicine degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. He joins us to discuss cancer care and cancer prevention. WAMC&rsquo;s Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 19:00:00 +0000 39451 at http://wamc.org