Watch our Docs on Call Interviews:
Interviews with Dr. Roney
- Dr. Anne: Obesity and breast cancer
- Dr. Anne: Nipple-sparing Masectomy
- Dr. Anne: Breast Ultrasound
- Dr. Anne: High risk Breast Cancer
- Dr. Fallon: Head and Neck Cancer
- Dr. Fallon: Radiation Therapy
- Dr. Fallon: Prostate Seed Implants
- Dr. Fallon: Prostate Cancer Part 1
- Dr. Fallon: Prostate Cancer Part 2
- Dr. Fallon: Skin Cancer Part 1
- Dr. Fallon: Skin Cancer Part 2
- Dr. Fallon: Lung Cancer
- Dr. Haynes: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
- Dr. Haynes: Multiplace Open Chamber Therapy
- Dr. Haynes: Advances in Wound Care
- Dr. Rainone: Pain Management Part 1
- Dr. Rainone: Pain Management Part 2
- Dr. Rainone: Palliative Medicine (Part 1 - updated)
- Dr. Rainone: Palliative Medicine (Part 2 - updated)
- Dr. Rainone: Palliative Medicine (Part 1)
- Dr. Rainone: Palliative Medicine (Part 2)
- Dr. Rainone: Palliative Medicine (Part 3)
- Dr. Rainone: National Healthcare Decisions Day
- Dr. Barrett: Colon Cancer Surgery
- Dr. Barrett: Colon Cancer Surgery (Part 1)
- Dr. Barrett: Colon Cancer Surgery (Part 2)
- Nurse Mancini: Nurse Navigator Program
- Nurse Mancini: With Love, Knowledge and Hope: I Can Cope
- Nurse Mancini: Patient Navigator Program
Now, nearly fifty years later, the LOURDES Regional Cancer Center continues that mission. Since 1971, the Lourdes Regional Cancer Center has been accredited as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program. Most recently, Lourdes has been awarded the 2008 Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer American College of Surgeons. The Award is designed to recognize cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. Lourdes is one of only 95 facilities in the US to receive this award.
Today, Lourdes is among the largest and most sophisticated community cancer centers in the country. Here within the region's premier facility dedicated to the fight against cancer we've gathered the area's top physicians and oncologists. We've assembled select teams of cancer nurses and specialists and we've brought to the Southern Tier some of the newest weapons to fight cancer.
Pastoral care, nutrition services, and rehabilitation services are also available for both outpatients and inpatients. Lourdes Regional Cancer Center also maintains a link with the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) database. This database provides the latest information on research advances and new treatments, as well as emerging topics on the influence of genetics, environmental factors and lifestyle factors in the development of cancer.
For more information visit www.lourdes.com.
Dr. Michael Fallon
Dr. Dzwonczyk – Medical Director
Dr George T. Roberts
Physical Therapy & Chiropractic
High-quality, affordable health coverage & valuable health-related resources that our members use every day.
How long will my stent last?
Forever, but there is still a small chance of restenosis (a new blockage forming). It is very important for you to take an active role in living a heart healthy lifestyle, as doing so will lessen your chance of restenosis. The stent (coronary) will never be removed.
What is the Crystalens?
When a cataract is removed and replaced with a standard intraocular lens the cloudienss is eliminated, but there is no ability to accommodate and adjust focus for both distance and near vision. Therefore a person with a standard intraocular lens can regain clear vision but will usually need glasses at least for reading. The Crystalens is an intraocular lens that, unlike a standard intraocular lens is designed to recreate your accommodation and reduce or eliminate wearing glasses.
What is a cataract?
A cataract is a clouding or opaque area of the lens of the eye - an area that is normally transparent. As this thickening occurs, it prevents light rays from passing through the lens and focusing on the retina - the light sensitive tissue lining located in the back of the eye. This clouding is caused when some of the protein which makes up the lens begins to clump together and interferes with vision.
What is Breast Ultrasound?
Ultrasound is a noninvasive test that uses sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the breast. Breast ultrasound is used as a supplemental tool in detecting and diagnosing fluid-filled versus solid abnormalities in the breast.
What are the different types of hearing loss?
Conductive hearing loss occurs from loss of sound sensitivity resulting from abnormalities of the middle and/or outer ear. This type of loss is common in children with ear infections; once the infection has cleared up, the hearing is usually restored. Sensorineural hearing loss results from abnormalities in the inner ear and/or nerve paths to the brain. The auditory cells and nerve are permanently damaged. This is the type of hearing loss often referred to as “nerve deafness.” Mixed hearing losses are those that have symptoms of both conductive and sensorineural hearing losses.