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The latest information on lung cancer, from screening to diagnosis to treatment options

The latest information on lung cancer, from screening to diagnosis to treatment options

April 30, 2021

Interview with Jason Wallen, MD, thoracic surgery chief and medical director of...


Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook

Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook

April 30, 2021

Interview with Jason Wallen, MD, chief of thoracic surgery and medical director...


Daylight's effects on workplaces; a sarcoidosis overview and support group; nutrition during cancer treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 18, 2021

Daylight's effects on workplaces; a sarcoidosis overview and support group; nutrition during cancer treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 18, 2021

April 16, 2021

Interviews with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, and...


Support group starts for those with sarcoidosis, a complicated disease

Support group starts for those with sarcoidosis, a complicated disease

April 6, 2021

Interview with Birendra Sah, MD, an Upstate pulmonologist specializing in the...


Dealing with angst; a dramatic recovery from COVID-19; a possible new hazard from vaping: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 19, 2020

Dealing with angst; a dramatic recovery from COVID-19; a possible new hazard from vaping: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 19, 2020

July 17, 2020

Interviews with Upstate clinical psychologist Jennifer Rapke, PsyD; Canastota...


COVID-19 and intensive care; tracking social distancing; domestic violence in a pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 7, 2020

COVID-19 and intensive care; tracking social distancing; domestic violence in a pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 7, 2020

June 5, 2020

Interviews with critical care specialist Jim Sexton, MD; public health expert...


Critical care specialists oversee treatment for the sickest COVID-19 patients

Critical care specialists oversee treatment for the sickest COVID-19 patients

May 21, 2020

Interview with Jim Sexton, MD, a critical care specialist at Upstate


Fighting the coronavirus: a hospital responds; respiratory therapists play key role; how to explain pandemic to anxious children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 29, 2020

Fighting the coronavirus: a hospital responds; respiratory therapists play key role; how to explain pandemic to anxious children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 29, 2020

March 27, 2020

Interviews with Upstate University Hospital CEO Robert Corona, DO, respiratory...


Experts at manning ventilators and helping patients breathe: How respiratory therapists prepare for the front lines of COVID-19 treatment

Experts at manning ventilators and helping patients breathe: How respiratory therapists prepare for the front lines of COVID-19 treatment

March 26, 2020

Interview with Michele Pedicone, assistant professor of respiratory therapy at...


Toxicologist outlines vaping risks, including severe lung injury

Toxicologist outlines vaping risks, including severe lung injury

December 11, 2019

Interview with toxicologist Jeanna Marraffa, PharmD, from the Upstate New York...


New cystic fibrosis drug offers hope; how to prepare for flu season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

New cystic fibrosis drug offers hope; how to prepare for flu season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

November 30, 2019

Interviews with Christopher Fortner, MD, PhD, and Jarrod Bagatell, MD.


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


New cystic fibrosis drug regimen considered a breakthrough treatment

New cystic fibrosis drug regimen considered a breakthrough treatment

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


How to succeed at quitting smoking and reduce risk of lung cancer

How to succeed at quitting smoking and reduce risk of lung cancer

November 8, 2019


How hyperbaric oxygen treats wounds; a team approach that fights lung cancer, other chest cancers; why vaccines are important: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019

How hyperbaric oxygen treats wounds; a team approach that fights lung cancer, other chest cancers; why vaccines are important: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019

October 31, 2019


Thoracic Oncology Program marks 20 years of using a team approach to treat cancer

Thoracic Oncology Program marks 20 years of using a team approach to treat cancer

October 25, 2019


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