Posts Tagged ‘Cancer’

New Cancer Center Comes to Upper East Side

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

WS_E73rd Riverfront Rendering_courtesyof[TK]   Last week, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the Upper East Side will soon be home to a brand-new building housing a brand-new partnership of city institutions. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the City University of New York’s Hunter College will be teaming up to construct a connected science facility on East 73rd Street, on what [&hellip
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Medical Miracles of the Upper East Side

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

FE-Bob-Dwyer By Beth Mellow Hospitals are populated with the ailing, those on the brink of permanent disability or even death. You can find relatives whispering to each other in waiting rooms, wondering if their loved ones will recover and lead fulfilling lives. Whether it’s cancer eating away at healthy cells or an oppressive depression wearing away [&hellip
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Eff Cancer

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Yael Cohen tells cancer where it can go By Deb Sperling When Yael Cohen’s mom got cancer, she was pissed. So pissed that she made a T-shirt that expressed how she felt: “F*** Cancer.” “It was meant to be something she wore privately at home while she was recovering,” Cohen explains. “But my mother is [&hellip
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Our Leading Cancer Killer

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Q: Is cigarette smoke the only cause of lung cancer? A: Radon and asbestos are causes, too. Radon is an invisible, odorless and radioactive gas that occurs naturally in soil and rocks. Asbestos has been used for fireproofing, electrical insulation, building materials, brake linings and chemical filters. But cigarette smoking is the number one cause [&hellip
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Dr. Mozart

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Michael Gruson, a successful attorney, got the worst possible news from his doctor in March 2005: His persistent headache was more serious than anything an aspirin could cure. It was the symptom of a malignant brain tumor. A partner at Shearman & Sterling and the head of an eight-member household, Gruson, 69, was accustomed to [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Borough President Scott Stringer and Council Member Inez Dickens, who represents parts of the Upper West Side, joined a rally against federal cuts to cancer imaging. The group that coordinated the rally, Emergency Coalition to Save Cancer Imaging, says that a decrease in funding to this technology would restrict access to cancer screenings and result [&hellip
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