Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 18, 2012) – Women treated for breast cancer at Hudson Valley Hospital Center will have more choices thanks to a $150,000 grant the Hospital is to receive from New York State with the help of Senator Greg Ball.   The money will help to pay for equipment that will allow the Ashikari Breast Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to perform intra-operative radiation on women undergoing breast cancer surgery. The procedure will be available to patients starting the second week in November.   “The Ashikari Breast Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers women the…
Cortlandt Manor, NY (Oct. 2, 2012) –Being a hero means being in the right place at the right time to help others when they need it. Sometimes it doesn’t even involve a rescue from a burning building or a lifesaving operation. Hudson Valley Hospital recognizes these everyday heroes – from the environmental staff to the lab technician – each year by unveiling their portraits as part of its Wall of Heroes. On Oct. 2 at 2 p.m., Hudson Valley Hospital Center unveiled its Wall of Heroes at a ceremony in the lobby of the Hospital at 1980 Crompond Road, Cortlandt…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 19, 2012) – In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hudson Valley Hospital Center invites women  to attend “Jazz Up Your Foundation” on Thursday, October 25 from 6 PM to 8PM in The Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center Main Lobby. The evening’s festivities will include a breast cancer awareness health fair, featuring preventative measures women between the ages of 25 and 50 can take to help reduce their chances of breast cancer. Signature “Pink Drinks” will be served by local participating restaurants and light fare will be served.  In addition, the center will be hosting…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 13, 2012) – Carving a Jack-o-Lantern is a fun holiday tradition, but can cause injuries if the rules of safety are not observed. On Tuesday, September 25 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center Farmer’s Market off Route 202 in Cortlandt Manor, the hospital’s Center for Rehabilitation will host a fun family event to instruct parents and children on how to safely carve their Halloween Jack-o-Lantern. Staff from Historic Hudson Valley’s Great Jack-o-Lantern Blaze will work on some of the same intricate carvings that are displayed at their annual event at Van Cortlandt Manor. The Hospital…