Patient Care Blog

Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Podcast: Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Benjamin Samstein, MD, Chief of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, discusses the living donor liver transplantation program at Weill Cornell Medicine.

doctor checks on older woman's heart

Podcast: Cancer’s Impact on the Heart

Cancer and heart health can be interconnected. Cardio-oncology is an important, emerging field to help cancer patients and survivors manage pre-existing heart disease and better tolerate the cardiac side effects of certain cancer therapies.

woman pointing to feet

Spinal Cord Stimulation Offers Relief to People with Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

If you live with diabetes, then you may have experienced painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN), a type of nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, or tingling most often in the feet and legs, and sometimes in the hands and arms.

mammogram

Podcast: Breast Cancer Screening

Melissa Reichman, M.D. discusses the latest in screening recommendations for breast cancer.

doctor holds heart

Infographic: World Heart Day

World Heart Day on September 29th is a global effort to inform the public about the world’s leading cause of death: cardiovascular disease (CVD). Here's how you can help fight cardiovascular disease for yourself and your loved ones.

child meets with dietician

Podcast: Childhood Obesity Awareness

Marisa Censani, M.D. and Isabel Reckson CDCES, C.D.N., R.D, discuss what parents should know about childhood obesity

obese child eating at food court

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

An obesity epidemic is gripping the United States, and a significant percentage of those living with the condition are children.

 medical doctor holing senior patient's hands and comforting her

Managing Cancer Pain

You or someone you love has cancer. Naturally, you are worried about pain, which is why it is important to get as much information as soon as possible about pain relief.

andrew kampel

Podcast: Stroke Recovery

Andrew Kampel speaks with his physician Matthew Fink, M.D., about his recovery after having a stroke.

booster shot

Booster Shots: What You Need to Know

As the Delta variant spreads in the United States, and with studies demonstrating that the protection afforded by COVID-19 vaccines may wane over time, public health officials are evaluating the value of an additional vaccine dose to strengthen the immune response to the virus.