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A tiny radiation treatment device for brain cancer; options for treating an enlarged prostate: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 23, 2021

A tiny radiation treatment device for brain cancer; options for treating an enlarged prostate: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 23, 2021

May 21, 2021

Interviews with neurosurgeon Harish Babu, MD, PhD, and urologists Hanan...


Assessing an enlarged prostate and how to treat it

Assessing an enlarged prostate and how to treat it

May 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate urologists Scott Wiener, MD, left, and Hanan Goldberg, MD


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...


Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

April 15, 2021

Interview with surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, Upstate's chief of transplant services


How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

April 9, 2021

Interviews with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD, and Upstate family...


How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

April 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD


Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

April 2, 2021

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD,...


Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

March 12, 2021

Interview with Reza Saidi, MD, chief of transplant services at Upstate...


Checkups before surgery; diabetes and COVID-19; a look at cervical cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 7, 2021

Checkups before surgery; diabetes and COVID-19; a look at cervical cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 7, 2021

March 5, 2021

Interviews with internist Zachary Shepherd, MD; chief of endocrinology, diabetes...


Expect this type of physical before an operation

Expect this type of physical before an operation

February 10, 2021

Interview with internist Zachary Shepherd, MD


Dealing with retinal injuries; preparing children for surgery; kidney dialysis for kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

Dealing with retinal injuries; preparing children for surgery; kidney dialysis for kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

February 5, 2021

Interviews with ophthalmologist Amir Yazdanyar, MD, PhD, pediatric surgeon...


 What to expect and what to do when a retina is torn or detached

What to expect and what to do when a retina is torn or detached

January 29, 2021

Interview with Upstate ophthalmologist Amir Yazdanyar, MD, PhD


Self-care in stressful times; detecting and treating pancreatic cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

Self-care in stressful times; detecting and treating pancreatic cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

January 22, 2021

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


Before a child undergoes surgery, hospital helps both parents and patient prepare

Before a child undergoes surgery, hospital helps both parents and patient prepare

January 19, 2021

Interview with pediatric surgeon Michaela "Mikki" Kollisch, MD


Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

January 15, 2021

Interviews with cardiothoracic surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD; neurosurgeon...


Pancreatic cancer: diagnosis, treatment options and reasons for hope

Pancreatic cancer: diagnosis, treatment options and reasons for hope

January 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate pancreatic surgeon Thomas Vandermeer, MD


Kidney transplants continue apace at Upstate despite pandemic

Kidney transplants continue apace at Upstate despite pandemic

January 11, 2021

Interview with Upstate transplant surgeon Mark Laftavi, MD


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