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Northwell Health Cancer Institute seamlessly integrates Northwell’s world-class hospitals, innovative treatments and leading cancer specialists of every kind. We’re dedicated to cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, research and survivorship. Our disease-focused, multidisciplinary teams provide holistic care, treating patients’ cancer, as well as working with colleagues in disciplines throughout Northwell to treat any other existing medical conditions. Our experts provide comprehensive, compassionate care through innovative clinical trials, state-of-the-art medical and radiation oncology treatments and leading edge surgical techniques. More New Yorkers choose Northwell for cancer care than any other health system —which means you have access to the most experienced cancer fighters in the state.

Latest from Northwell Health


Saif Shares Key Treatment Considerations for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

April 09, 2021

Wasif Saif, MD, discusses factors to consider when choosing a frontline treatment strategy in pancreatic cancer, highlights the hunt for helpful biomarkers of response to available options, and offers sequencing suggestions.

ctDNA, Total Neoadjuvant Therapy, and TAS-102 Signal a Shift in CRC Management

March 12, 2021

Tony Philip, MD, provides insight into the utility of ctDNA in the early-stage setting, trials that could determine its role in clinical practice, and detailed the shift toward nonoperative and less-intensive interventions in the early-stage and advanced settings, respectively.

Gastrointestinal Malignancies: Chaired by Wasif Saif, MD

February 10, 2021

Early detection, personalized treatment approaches, and increased situational awareness have improved cancer patient survival rates. Ongoing dialogue among leading experts can only improve patient outcomes and advance the field of gastrointestinal malignancies.

Dr. Barrientos on Remaining Challenges in CLL

May 24, 2019

Jacqueline C. Barrientos, MD, associate professor, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health, discusses remaining challenges in the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Dr. Barrientos Discusses Promising Agents in CLL

April 01, 2019

Jacqueline C. Barrientos, MD, associate professor, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health, discusses promising agents in the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Grant Studies Female Fertility App for Cancer Survivors

September 26, 2018

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Catherine Benedict, PhD, has been awarded a 5-year, $693,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test a digital health platform to help young female cancer survivors evaluate their options for having children, make decisions and plan for the future.

Prostate Biopsy Procedure Eliminates Risk of Infection

September 26, 2018

Urologists at Northwell Health’s Smith Institute for Urology recently started offering a new biopsy procedure which samples tissue from the prostate to potentially detect cancer – and eliminates the risk of infection.