The Cancer Institute at NYU Langone 2012/2013 Report

The Cancer Institute at NYU Langone 2012/2013 Report

The Cancer Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center fosters a culture of excellence, commitment, and discovery and aims to eradicate the personal and societal burden of cancer through connections between science and the community. In this report, we highlight our approach to routine and complex cases including: a focus on neuro-oncology and our brain tumor program; the impact of daily health choices; advanced molecular diagnostics; radiation therapy and immunology; supportive care for the whole patient; and teaming up to outwit pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

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The Cancer Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center fosters a culture of excellence, commitment, and discovery and aims to eradicate the personal and societal burden of cancer through connections between science and the community. The Cancer Institute is a clinical incubator that extends beyond the traditional walls of an academic center to capitalize on its synergistic relationship between public service and the diverse cultural and socio-economic landscape in which it operates – New York City.
 
In this report, we highlight our approach to routine and complex cases including: a focus on neuro-oncology and our brain tumor program; the impact of daily health choices; advanced molecular diagnostics; radiation therapy and immunology; supportive care for the whole patient; and teaming up to outwit pancreatic adenocarcinoma.