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Cancer for the Month of March: Kidney Cancer

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According to Cancer.org, there are 73,820 new cases of kidney cancer (44,120 in men and 29,700 in women) will occur, while 14,770 people (9,820 men and 4,950 women) will die from this disease.

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Dr Richard Zuniga Joins NYCBS

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New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) welcomes Dr. Richard Zuniga to its practice of physicians as a board certified hematologist-oncologist.

Dr. Zuniga has been practicing medicine for the past 11 years. He practiced as an Attending Physician and then became the Medical Director of Clinical Research at Lowell General Hospital. He has also practiced at New York Methodist Hospital, where he received the Attending Teaching Excellence Award in 2015.

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PBM Delays for Cancer Drugs May Risk Lives, Warn Oncologists

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The patient had metastatic kidney cancer, and his oncologist was seeking to treat him with sunitinib malate (Sutent, Pfizer), a preferred first-line oral therapy. But the patient’s pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) refused to cover the cost of the medication. The PBM told the oncologist that the patient’s kidney must first be removed.

However, the patient’s surgeon had already determined that the patient was not a surgical candidate, owing to the extent of his disease and to coexisting medical conditions.

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NYCBS HOSTS WELLNESS FAIR 2019

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Approximately, 300 fellow Long Islanders came together to promote health and wellness.

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Superfood Health Benefits

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Superfood: A nutrient-rich food considered to be beneficial for one’s health.

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2018 COA Year in Review Report

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In 2018, the assault on patient access to local and affordable cancer care provided by independent, community oncologists, upon which over half of all Americans rely, continued. The work of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) repelled, repealed, or slowed down a record number of significant challenges.

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Benefits of Exercise When Treating Cancer

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New research has shown that exercise is not only safe and possible during cancer treatment, but it can improve how well you function physically, and your quality of life.

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Breast Cancer Awareness, PET Scan (Positron Emission Tomography)

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Currently, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer is about 12%.

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Dr. Bartosz Walczyszyn - Joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

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New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Bartosz A. Walczyszyn, a board-certified hematologist-oncologist, has joined our innovative and dedicated network of physicians. Dr. Walczyszyn distinguishes himself with a distinct passion for cancer care. Dr. Walczyszyn joined our practice on December 1st and will practice at our Central Park location.

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Cost of Cancer Care in Community vs Hospital Settings

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In a study reported in the Journal of Oncology Practice, Gordan et al found that costs of care for patients with breast, colorectal, and lung cancers were significantly higher at hospital-based vs community-based clinics, largely reflecting higher costs of chemotherapy and provider visits.

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