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    • SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
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    The Cancer Treatment You Haven’t Heard Of

    PHOTO:Janne Peters/USA Stockfood Articlefrom: MyDomaine.com Written by: JuliaMalacoff If you’re generally healthy and you ask your doctor about which trendy eating style is best for you—from vegan to Paleo to gluten-free—they’ll probably tell you to do whatever encourages you to eat the most wholesome foods in reasonable amounts. On the other hand, research over the past

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    • AUGUST 22, 2017
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    Targeted Therapies: One Practice’s Story

    Published Online: August 14, 2017 Barry Kaplan, MD, PhD CANCER CARE HAS EVOLVED from surgery as the only treatment option to broad-spectrum chemotherapy, more precise chemotherapy, and combination chemotherapy. We have arrived at the next phase of this ongoing evolution: targeted therapy. Patients who would previously have received traditional chemotherapy are now benefitting from targeted

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    • JULY 25, 2017
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    We Now Have Extended Hours

    When are people most likely to go to the Emergency Room? Dr. Kaplan and I asked the leadership of the NYPQ Emergency Department this exact question. You might have thought that people who are not feeling well go to the emergency room in the middle of the night. If that is the case physicians would

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    • JULY 18, 2017
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    QMA featured in ACCC Spotlight Section

    The ACCC (Association of Community Cancer Centers) featured our practice this month in their Spotlight Section. “For 16 years, Queens Medical Associates has provided medical oncology services and functions as the medical oncology division of NewYork Presbyterian Queens Hospital. The practice is the source of medical oncology services for a population of about 2.2 million

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    • JUNE 25, 2017
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    Let Your Voice Be Heard

    Let Your Voice Be Heard

    DEAR FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN OTHER STATES, 1. Grassroots pressure will determine whether this Senate healthcare bill passes. 2. They’re not seeing nearly the response there was to the House bill. That needs to change. 3. It’s make or break this week. Unlikely McConnell will drag this on past next week because he wants to

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