The pain was inescapable. No position or angle could bring relief from the constant piercing ache that ran from Lorraine Foley’s shoulder down to her fingers.

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Surgery for Cancer

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Certified by the Commission on Cancer, New York Methodist provides a multifaceted approach to treating cancer that may include radiation, chemotherapy and/or surgery as necessary depending on the individual needs and choices of each patient. 

NYM patients have access to some of the most advanced surgical techniques available today, which have application in the following areas:

Experts in plastic and reconstructive surgery are also available to provide these services after mastectomy and other procedures that affect appearance or function. Patients recover from cancer surgery on our dedicated surgical and oncology units, where specially trained nurses and technicians offer the attention and care needed during the post-surgical period. Patient education and referrals to support groups and other services are routinely given to patients on the unit by the oncology nurses. 


Learn about non-surgical treatments for cancer here.


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