The Cancer Institute at Pelisyonkis Langone 2012/2013 Report

Inside This Issue

The Cancer Institute at Pelisyonkis 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.