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. Pre-op, pictured left to right, Robbi Kempner, MD, FACS; Cyrus Loghmanee, MD; and Lawrence Glassman, MD For patients seeking screening for breast cancer or facing a breast cancer diagnosis, the time and effort required to travel from Rockland County to large metropolitan facilities for expert care exacerbate stress and can be an enormous logistical burden. These patients can speak with a genetic counselor to discuss those risks, as well as options for tailored screenings or preemptive measures such as prophylactic mastectomy or chemoprophylaxis. Kempner says.
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F or people seeking treatment for an opioid use disorder, a medication called buprenorphine Suboxone can help them recover from their addiction while maintaining normal lives. In contrast, people who take methadone to treat opioid addiction must get their medication daily at a clinic, notes Joseph Vittorio, MD, Medical Director of the Recovery Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. The drug is taken daily as a pill or a film placed under the tongue. A person being treated with Suboxone sees the doctor several times in the first month.
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