At NYP, It's Personal
Sep 1, 2013
NewYork-Presbyterian is home to two of the nation's leading cancer centers – the National Cancer Institute-designated Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and the Weill Cornell Cancer Center of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
As a leader in cancer care, NewYork-Presbyterian treats over 7,000 adult and pediatric patients newly diagnosed with cancer each year. As a leader in cancer research, our physician-scientists and researchers lead more than 500 clinical trials involving thousands of patients. And, the results of this research frequently moves from "bench to bedside" to become tomorrow's standard therapies.
In both cases, our physicians use a multidisciplinary approach to care. This brings together clinicians from different departments and ensures that patients are receiving care for their whole body and mind, not just the part with cancer.
Our adult and pediatric patients have access to the latest anti-cancer drugs, novel and targeted therapies, and emerging minimally invasive surgical procedures. In addition, our comprehensive support programs address the emotional and physical challenges faced by cancer patients.
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For more information on adult cancer care, please visit:
For more information on pediatric cancer care, please visit:
- The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplantation at NYP/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
- The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Komansky Center for Children's Health
February is Cancer Prevention Awareness Month. For information on our many awareness and prevention programs, and to read our Cancer Prevention Newsletter please visit our Cancer Prevention website.
September is Cancer Awareness Month for Gynecological Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Lymphoma, Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Prostate Cancer, and Thyroid Cancer. Learn about the diseases.