Between 2012 and 2016, there were 13,064 new cases of
female breast cancer in Nassau and Suffolk counties, according to the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In response, New York State and
Long Island healthcare systems continue to raise the bar in care and treatment
for patients facing a breast cancer diagnosis, enhancing their approach from an
emotional, physical, and physiological perspective and making it more
accessible overall. To date, most healthcare systems have embraced a
multidisciplinary approach to treating breast cancer, as well as innovative
practices to improve their patients’ outcomes.
Mount Sinai is embracing new
approaches to breast cancer surgery, utilizing oncoplastic techniques. Mount
Sinai is also adding genetic testing programs, genetic counselors, and nurse
navigation to its protocol in order to best serve patients with breast cancer.NYU Langone Medical Center and
Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola united several years ago to enhance
their healthcare networks on Long Island. The Perlmutter Center is
researching immune therapy for triple negative breast cancer, participating in
local and national clinical t...
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