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Patient Stories, Press Releases, North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 10:38am

North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute Leads the Way in Shorter Course Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

NEW HYDE PARK, NY – When Lucia Vallario was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer last year, she opted for a shortened course of radiation therapy following her lumpectomy. The 51-year-old oncology nurse at North Shore...

News, Huntington Hospital, North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 2:50pm

What to Know about Breast Cancer Surgery Risks

HUNTINGTON, NY – The risk of complications associated with breast cancer surgery are relatively low but as TV personality Sandra Lee discovered earlier this year, even the safest surgeries contain some risk.   As...