This is an image of a #patient waiting area for our #clinics with #SocialWorkers shown in 1927. #ThrowbackThursday #TBT #ForYouForLife
Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli recently announced that he will be staying in the race for GOP nomination for governor while being treated for oropharyngeal #cancer. After doctors discovered the #cancer, lymph nodes on both sides of his neck were removed in November. While campaigning and meeting with GOP leaders and voters throughout the state, Ciattarelli has been receiving #radiation therapy...
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Ciattarelli: Cancer won't stop his gubernatorial run

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In honor of #Cervical Health Awareness Month, #CervicalCancer survivor, Diane DeArteaga, Rachel Justus, LCSW, Program Coordinator for Woman to Woman, and Ann Marie Beddoe, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist at The Mount Sinai Hospital, have sat down together in this video to raise awareness on cervical cancer, discuss their involvement in the cervical cancer community, and the importance of support...
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The Perinatal Bereavement Program is having a wellness evening next Tuesday, January 24 for parents grieving pregnancy and pediatric losses. Please share this with anyone you know who might benefit. For more information on our programs, please click the link below to learn more. #ForYouForLife

Perinatal Bereavement Program - The Mount Sinai Hospital

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During the 2013-2014 winter season, Maxine Prescott experienced an onset of frequent headaches and earaches. After feeling two lumps in her neck, she immediately visited Eric Genden, MD, Chairman of Ear, Nose and Throat-Head and Neck Surgery at the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Genden’s team conducted a biopsy on Maxine, and results showed it was positive for oropharyngeal (oral) #cancer. She...
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Patient Overcomes Oral Cancer with Vaccine and Robotic Surgery

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Diane DeArteaga is a #CervicalCancer survivor. As she was undergoing treatment, she was matched with a volunteer from Woman to Woman, a program of The Mount Sinai Hospital, Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Social Work Services that provides one-to-one emotional support and mentoring to women undergoing treatment for #gynecologic cancer, their families and the partners who support them...
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#Acne, known by #dermatologists as an inflammatory condition of the #skin, and the single most common skin disorder they treat, can manifest in several ways. Acne is linked to changes in the circulation of #hormones and increased oil production. Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West, Associate Professor of Dermatology...
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What you need to know about acne and its treatments

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On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we reaffirm our commitment to providing compassionate patient care and advancing medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. #MLK #MLKDay
Mount Sinai has launched a new Eye Research Institute bringing together experts from New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai with researchers and faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine to battle blindness. Watch James C. Tsai, MD, President, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai speak with NY1: [ Mshs.co Link ] #GlaucomaAwarenessMonth #ForYouForLife

Mount Sinai Launches Eye Research Institute

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DYK: 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed every year with #CervicalCancer. If detected and treated early, cervical cancer can be prevented. Learn symptoms, treatments, and prevention tips for cervical #cancer from our infographic: [ Mshs.co Link ] #ForYouForLife
Considering #weight loss surgery? Join our free weight loss surgery information session on January 17, at 6pm, held at Mount Sinai Downtown (10 Union Square East, 2nd Floor in Conference Room 1). This free public information seminar is conducted by one of our #bariatric surgeons and is intended for those struggling with obesity. Family and friends are welcome to attend. To register, call...
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Mount Sinai Institute for Advanced Medicine, in conjunction with the NYS DOH Clinical Education Initiative, hosted a PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) Implementation Workshop, focusing on challenges and solutions in clinical practice. PrEP is the use of anti-HIV medication that keeps HIV negative people from acquiring HIV, is approved by the FDA, and has been shown to be safe and effective. The...
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Going through #CervicalCancer alone can be a challenging time, and Mount Sinai provides a program that helps women who are suffering from this disease and allows them to stay positive. The Woman to Woman program offers mentoring to women undergoing treatment for gynecologic #cancer to help them and their families get through this tough time. Patients are given a personal understanding through...
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Here is a #throwback to the 1950s. In this photograph, a doctor is requesting a medical chart from the #medical records room at The Mount Sinai Hospital. #ThrowbackThursday #TBT
A team of surgeons at Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI), led by William B. Inabnet III, MD, the Eugene W. Friedman, MD, Professor of Surgery and Chair for the Department of Surgery at MSBI and Chief of Endocrine Surgery Quality for the Mount Sinai Health System, performed the first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York, and one of the first of its kind in the nation. The surgeons removed...
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For Brian Lowery, dry throat, coughing, and difficulty swallowing were his persisting symptoms. He met with Dr. Brett Miles, co-Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Oncology at the Mount Sinai Health System. After his CT scan results came in, Dr. Miles informed Brian he detected oral cancer. To remove the cancer, Dr. Miles and his team leveraged robotic surgery, which is minimally invasive...
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Oral Cancer Patient Brian Lowery Hits a Homerun with Team Mount Sinai

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January is #Cervical Health Awareness Month. #CervicalCancer is caused by the Human #Papillomavirus, #HPV, which causes changes in the cervical cells that can be detected almost a decade before the onset of #cancer. The HPV test was introduced to improve the detection rate of the Pap smear. Learn more about guidelines for cervical cancer screenings on our #HealthBytes blog: [ Mshs.co Link ]...
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Meet (from left), Tiffany Cheng and Sydnee Weinbaum, Communications Manager and Communications and Marketing Associate for the Mount Sinai Performing Provider System (PPS), a part of the DSRIP Program, a five-year Medicaid redesign initiative to reduce hospital readmissions across New York. Tiffany and Sydnee are responsible for all communications among the Mount Sinai PPS. They both enjoy...
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#Smoothies make for a great #snack. Try a Banana Ginger Smoothie. What you'll need: 1 sliced #banana, 6 oz of #vanilla #yogurt, 1 tbsp of #honey, 12 tsp freshly grated #ginger. For preparation instructions and more, visit: . #Health #HealthyEats #SmoothieSunday #ForYouForLife
It's a snowy day in New York, and #snow is starting to fill driveways and sidewalks. Some inspired people will grab their cameras to photograph the beauty, but most will be grabbing their #shovels. But how do you shovel snow safely and minimize the likelihood of injuring yourself? Houman Danesh, MD, Assistant Professor of #Anesthesiology, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, shares...
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