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Watervliet mom among first 100 to have breast reconstruction procedure done at Albany Med
Troy Record
Albany Med surgeons performed the hospitals 100th free flap breast reconstruction procedure on 29-year-old patient.

Albany Med celebrates breast cancer milestone
WTEN
A complex surgery that can help women recover physically and emotionally from breast cancer was performed for the 100 time at Albany Medical Center. The breast reconstruction surgery technique used to require patients to travel hours away if they wanted to have it done but is now offered at Albany Med.

Melanoma Monday
WNYT
Skin is our biggest organ. The warmth of the sun feels good on our skin after the long, cold winter. But we need to protect against the sun's rays as we enjoy the higher temperatures.

Patient expresses sincere gratitude to her doctor
YNN Albany and YNN Hudson Valley
Patients at Albany Medical Center have been posting success stories on the hospital's Facebook page as a way to say "thank you" in honor of National Doctor's Day. However, the acknowledgement that caught our eye was something a little more traditional. It was a letter of gratitude, sent via regular mail.

Breast Cancer: Reconstruction after mastectomy
WRGB
Giving local breast cancer patients options, Albany Medical Center offers free flap breast reconstructive surgery.

Breast cancer awareness event held in Albany
YNN Albany and YNN Hudson Valley
If it seems like the color pink is everywhere lately, it's for a good cause. But National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is more than just pink ribbons and t-shirts this October.

Albany Med offers tips on dog bites
WNYT
Eleonara Shkaf is a nurse. Her time in pediatrics exposed her to a lot of dog bite victims, but still didn't prepare her for the morning last year when her seven year old German Shepherd, Ceasar, viciously attacked.

Against Plastic Surgery? Read this now!
Posted on FabOverFifty.com
FabOverFifty talked to Dr. Malcolm Z. Roth, immediate past president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and chief of plastic surgery at Albany Medical Center in New York about changing consumer attitudes towards plastic surgery and about changes in the field itself.

Sagging face final hurdle after shedding 240 pounds
Posted on msnbc.com
Many people who lose lots of weight adjust gradually when it comes to their faces, said Dr. Malcolm Z. Roth, president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and chief of plastic surgery at Albany Medical Center in New York.

 

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