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New program offers specialized care for tumors of the brain and spine

New program offers specialized care for tumors of the brain and spine

September 18, 2020

Interview with Ruham Nasany, MD, director of neuro-oncology at Upstate


Good nutrition in a stressful time; dealing with cancer during the pandemic; support for COVID-19 patients at home: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

Good nutrition in a stressful time; dealing with cancer during the pandemic; support for COVID-19 patients at home: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

September 11, 2020

Interviews with Kaushal Nanavati, MD; Sam Benjamin, MD; and Amit Dhamoon, MD,...


Dealing with cancer and a pandemic; an update on ticks as warm weather arrives: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 21, 2020

Dealing with cancer and a pandemic; an update on ticks as warm weather arrives: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 21, 2020

June 18, 2020

Interview with Upstate cancer specialist Sam Benjamin, MD, and Upstate...


COVID-19 precautions can be complicated for people with a history of cancer

COVID-19 precautions can be complicated for people with a history of cancer

June 12, 2020

Interview with medical oncologist Sam Benjamin, MD, from the Upstate Cancer...


The emerging world of personalized cancer treatment; adaptive design for people with disabilities: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 1, 2020

The emerging world of personalized cancer treatment; adaptive design for people with disabilities: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 1, 2020

February 28, 2020

Interviews with Upstate's Jeffrey Ross, MD; and Upstate assistant professor of...


What's the biology of your cancer? Treatment becomes more personalized

What's the biology of your cancer? Treatment becomes more personalized

February 27, 2020

Interview with Jeffrey Ross, MD, assistant professor of pathology and urology at...


Undescended testicles, as well as testicular torsion and trauma, among common reasons why boys need to see a pediatric urologist

Undescended testicles, as well as testicular torsion and trauma, among common reasons why boys need to see a pediatric urologist

February 27, 2020

Interview with Upstate pediatric urologist Anthony Tracey, MD


How the Upstate New York Poison Center fields more than 50,000 calls per year

How the Upstate New York Poison Center fields more than 50,000 calls per year

February 6, 2020

Interview with Lee Livermore of the Upstate New York Poison Center


How breast cancer is detected and treated; suicide prevention efforts; trying to reduce chemotherapy's side effects: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

How breast cancer is detected and treated; suicide prevention efforts; trying to reduce chemotherapy's side effects: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

February 6, 2020

Interviews with Upstate breast surgery chief Ranjna Sharma, MD; psychiatrists...


Research focuses on lessening the side effects of chemotherapy

Research focuses on lessening the side effects of chemotherapy

February 6, 2020

Interview with Upstate scientist William Kerr, PhD


How breast cancer is diagnosed and treated

How breast cancer is diagnosed and treated

February 6, 2020

Interview with Ranjna Sharma, MD, chief of breast surgery and medical director...


Why life expectancy is dwindling; endometrial cancer explained; exercise's value for people with diabetes: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020

Why life expectancy is dwindling; endometrial cancer explained; exercise's value for people with diabetes: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020

January 10, 2020

Interviews with public health expert Christopher Morley, PhD, chief of...


When vaginal bleeding is related to endometrial cancer

When vaginal bleeding is related to endometrial cancer

January 8, 2020

Interview with Mary Cunningham, MD, chief of gynecologic oncology at Upstate


How exercise promotes good health; future doctors focus on food; the origins of cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020

How exercise promotes good health; future doctors focus on food; the origins of cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020

January 6, 2020

Interviews with Upstate doctor of physical therapy Karen Kemmis, Upstate medical...


A researcher's brief explanation of how cancer develops

A researcher's brief explanation of how cancer develops

January 2, 2020

Interview with cancer researcher Mina Bissell, PhD, of the Lawrence Berkeley...


New prostate biopsy method; post-hurricane medical mission; how to quit smoking: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019

New prostate biopsy method; post-hurricane medical mission; how to quit smoking: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019

November 23, 2019


Treating kidney stones; what to eat when battling lung cancer; a response to community violence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

Treating kidney stones; what to eat when battling lung cancer; a response to community violence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

November 15, 2019


Benefits of lung cancer screening; gluten-free diets and celiac disease; rethinking what is the right amount of medical care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019

Benefits of lung cancer screening; gluten-free diets and celiac disease; rethinking what is the right amount of medical care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019

November 8, 2019


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