NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital: Personalizing Cancer Care with Cutting-Edge Precision Medicine
The NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Cancer Center leverages the academic and clinical prowess of Columbia University Irving Medical Center specialists to provide patients in the Bronx and Westchester areas with accurate, comprehensive diagnoses and leading-edge therapies made possible by advances in precision medicine.
From genetic counseling to treatment and beyond, the interdisciplinary team at The Breast Center at Montefiore Nyack provides high-level services near where patients live and work.
From Screening to Survivorship: NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Provides the Full Continuum of Breast Cancer Services
The NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Breast Program — accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and led by NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester (NYPMGW) physicians — integrates leading-edge screening, risk reduction and diagnostic techniques, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery with psychosocial support and survivorship initiatives that maximize post-treatment health. The result: convenient, local access to state-of-the-art, comprehensive care.
Northern Westchester Hospital’s Yorktown Imaging Site Provides a Complete Solution for Women’s Imaging
The breast-imaging experience should provide more than images of tissue and answers as to the presence or absence of potential abnormalities — it should impart peace of mind, foster empowerment and engage patients as partners in their care. Patients should leave their appointments feeling stronger and more knowledgeable than when they arrived. With the full complement of advanced breast-imaging modalities and a staff that is passionate about breast health, Northern Westchester Hospital’s Yorktown Imaging has set itself apart as a regional leader in women’s specialty radiology by seamlessly uniting the highest level of quality, safety and patient-centered care.
NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital: Standardization and Collaboration Inform Obstetric/Gynecologic Care
Inside and outside today’s hospital walls, physicians are partnering across disciplines to create processes that contribute to patient safety and quality of care. That interdisciplinary commitment is evident at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital.
Beyond routine clinical and lab data analysis concerning prenatal and postpartum obstetrical care, infection-related scenarios and other unexpected complications can arise, posing serious risks and emotionally fraught treatment options to be discussed with patients. Such situations impact the prospective management plan in significant ways.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently renewed its 2002 recommendation that breast cancer prevention drugs be offered to high-risk women who are at low risk for side effects, and it added guidance for clinicians about when to consider prescribing the drugs.
Even before the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the board of governors at Lawrence Hospital Center had established a plan for restructuring the face of health care in the hospital’s surrounding area.