Treatments & services: Cancer and blood disorders

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Active surveillance is the process of observing and monitoring the growth of a cancer. A physician will schedule regular checkups to monitor the tumor for any signs of changes in behavior...


The Bone Marrow Failure Program at Cohen Children’s was established to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for children with acquired and inherited bone marrow failure syndromes.


The goal is to stimulate muscle building and prevent muscle wasting as much as possible. At Northwell, palliative care physicians may recommend: Medications to stimulate appetite, especially for patients who are undergoing chemotherapy Nutritional supplements Feeding tube for patients who cannot eat normally Education and support for patients and their families Consultations with nutritionists


The cancer rehabilitation program at Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network provides patients with results-oriented, comprehensive rehabilitation services across every level of care...


Colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that allows the doctor to examine the entire length of the large intestine. Colonoscopy can assist in identifying problems with the colon, such as early signs of cancer, inflamed tissue, ulcers, and bleeding...


The Division of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at Cohen Children’s provides several comprehensive hemoglobinopathy programs, including our Sickle Cell Program and Thalassemia Program.


CyberKnife® treatment is a highly precise and painless alternative to surgery and traditional radiation therapy for cancers of the lung, prostate, liver, pancreas, spine and brain, as well as trigeminal neuralgia and arteriovenous malformations (AVM)...


This medication is a monoclonal antibody given by injection under the skin and is approved for women with osteoporosis at high risk for fractures, as well as for women who are being treated with cancer medications that can weaken bones.


An endoscope is a small, flexible tube with a light and a lens or tiny video camera on the end used to look into the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, colon, rectum, or other organs...


Flap surgery involves removing tissue from a donor site and transferring it to a recipient site with blood vessels, subcutaneous fat, muscles, bones and tendons still intact.