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John Haffey

Client Editor jhaffey@dailyvoice.com

John is a graduate of Villanova University with degrees in History, Communications, and Political Science. A lifelong Norwalk resident, he covers an array of topics from real estate and education to sports and entertainment. John has previously worked as a freelance reporter and brings experience in digital media advertising. A surfer, fisherman, and boater, John is prone to drop everything if the fish begin to bite or the waves are on.

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  1. You Are What You Eat: NYP Examines Obesity-Cancer Correlation

    You Are What You Eat: NYP Examines Obesity-Cancer Correlation

    For most people, losing weight to look and feel good is a lifestyle priority. However, studies have shown that maintaining a healthy weight is also one the of the most important steps people can take to reduce the risk of cancer.According to the World Health Organization, obesity and being overweight has been linked to 13 different types of cancer, including esophageal, liver, stomach ...

  2. Hope Is On The Horizon For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    Hope Is On The Horizon For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    For those fighting the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, hospitals like NewYork-Presbyterian are providing hope and treatment during difficult times.Deemed a "silent killer" due to its lack of warning symptoms, pancreatic cancer is often too advanced at diagnosis to be effectively treated. As a result, more than 90 percent of pancreatic cancer ...

  3. NYP Pioneers New Treatment Options For Blood-Related Cancers

    NYP Pioneers New Treatment Options For Blood-Related Cancers

    Blood provides all the nutrients, oxygen and antibodies a person needs to stay healthy. Yet every three minutes, one person in the United States is diagnosed with a hematologic -- blood or lymph -- cancer. Fortunately, doctors are on the verge of several major advances in treatment that offer improved chances of survival and enhanced quality of life.Hematologic cancers, of which there ...

  4. Precision Medicine At NYP Is Transforming Cancer Care

    Precision Medicine At NYP Is Transforming Cancer Care

    Precision medicine is transforming cancer care, from “one size fits all” medicine to a personalized approach based on a patient’s genetic profile, features of their cancer cells and medical history. Thanks to advances in technology, including the mapping of the human genome, medical oncologists are able to identify specific gene alterations, or mutations, in a patient’s tumor. As a ...

  5. Genetic Counseling And Testing Aids In Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction

    Genetic Counseling And Testing Aids In Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction

    There’s no better time than National Cancer Prevention Month, which is celebrated each February, to learn how to reduce cancer risk. Genetic counseling can determine whether you are at risk for developing certain cancers, and provides you and your physician with the information needed to make informed decisions on genetic testing and risk reduction.Cancer prevention begins with ...

  6. Practice Cervical Health During Awareness Month And Beyond

    Practice Cervical Health During Awareness Month And Beyond

    Every year, approximately 12,000 women in the United States receive a diagnosis of cervical cancer and about 4,000 women will die from the disease. The good news is that cervical cancer can be prevented with both screening tests that catch the disease in its earliest, precancerous stages and vaccines that provide protection.Cervical cancers are caused by persistent infection with high ...

  7. Prevention Is The Best Medicine When Dealing With Lung Cancer

    Prevention Is The Best Medicine When Dealing With Lung Cancer

    TEANECK, N.J. -- Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, responsible for roughly 158,000 deaths per year and approximately 224,000 new cases diagnosed annually. However, some of the harmful effects of the disease may be reduced by early detection and cancer screenings.Unsurprisingly, the leading cause of lung cancer is smoking, which accounts for roughly 80 ...

  8. NewYork-Presbyterian Offers Personalized Care For Cancer Survivors

    NewYork-Presbyterian Offers Personalized Care For Cancer Survivors

    We are living in a new era of cancer care that goes far beyond cure. Thanks to early detection programs, effective treatments and awareness campaigns, there is an increased focus on life after cancer treatment -- survivorship.The American Cancer Society projects that there are more than 15 million cancer survivors alive today, and this number is expected to reach 20 million by 2025. ...

  9. Go No More: Holy Name Helps Women Tackle Uncomfortable Problem

    Go No More: Holy Name Helps Women Tackle Uncomfortable Problem

    TEANECK, N.J. -- For more than a decade, a Cliffside Park woman felt that urinary frequency and urgency was just part of her life. When out in public, she'd spend time searching for the closest bathrooms and wearing adult diapers – just in case.It wasn't until she met Raynetta Samuels, a physical therapist at Holy Name Medical Center, while accompanying her husband to his physical ...

  10. Holy Name Doctor Helps Young Ballplayer Strike Out Migraines For Good

    Holy Name Doctor Helps Young Ballplayer Strike Out Migraines For Good

    TEANECK, N.J. -- Every time Jimmy Miele’s baseball coach went to pat him on the head for pitching a great inning, the youngster ducked away. He also quit rough-housing with his brother and ultimately gave up jumping on the backyard trampoline, too; all to avoid any contact to his head.At only 10 years old, Jimmy was suffering from frequent and severe migraines, some lasting as long as ...

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