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Clinically advanced, evidence-based cancer care.

From the moment you enter the nationally accredited C.R. Wood Cancer Center, we greet you with answers. Our integrated team of physicians, specialists, and nurses create a compassionate approach to care that puts your comfort at the center of it all.

The C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital offers a comprehensive program of cancer care services that are unsurpassed in the Glens Falls and Saratoga regions of New York — from advanced treatments and innovative education and support programs to early detection and cancer prevention.

Utilizing the brightest minds and latest technology, we’ve earned national recognition, because for nearly thirty years, our focus has been on you.  

Our combination of medical expertise and patient support has allowed us to maintain a national accreditation by the American College of Surgeons as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program - the highest designation available outside of an academic environment. Our Breast Center has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.

At the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital, your life is our mission.

C.R. WOOD CANCER CENTER STORIES: DANIELLE

“I felt really lucky and blessed that this was in our community. We didn’t have to travel to Boston or New York City, it was just an eight-minute ride.”
— Danielle Volks

C.R. Wood Cancer Center Stories:

Joe & Sue Brand

“There’s one word that comes to mind to me in this whole process: comfort.”
— Joe Brand

The C.R. Wood Cancer Center is proud to provide a comprehensive care team that focuses on all aspects of you – including your dietary needs, mental health, finances, and even your genetic makeup. Meet your care team!

Your Comprehensive Care Team


MENTAL HEALTH

Kate Lail, MHC
Kate is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor that specializes in working with patients and families after a diagnosis of cancer. This includes identifying and addressing psychological and social distress related to a cancer diagnosis, the stress of medical treatment, emotional needs, and concerns with relationships and caregiving. Kate has a special interest in caregiver support, is experienced in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and meets with patients in a one-on-one or group setting. Kate graduated from Medaille College and joined the C.R. Wood Cancer Center in 2018.

Karen Cook, LMSW
Karen has worked as a Licensed Medical Social Worker for the C.R. Wood Cancer Center since 2005. She works with patients after a diagnosis of cancer to help coordinate care and services as needed. Karen also works with patients and families from inpatient to outpatient clinic care.

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ONCOLOGY GENETICS COUNSELOR 

Rebecca Kerr, MSc, GC, CCGC
Rebecca is an Oncology Genetics Counselor who works with people to determine their hereditary risk factors for genetic testing. Rebecca meets patients one on one and helps patients and facilitates genetic testing for those whom meet high risk criteria. Rebecca has worked at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center since 2015.

FINANCIAL NAVIGATOR

Elizabeth McCauley
Elizabeth works as the financial navigator at the CR Wood Cancer Center. Elizabeth assesses all insurance, out-of-pocket costs, and helps find assistance programs for patient as qualified. Elizabeth has worked for the C.R. Wood Cancer Center since 2018.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN-
BOARD CERTIFIED SPECIALIST IN ONCOLOGY NUTRITION

Andrea Chowske, RD, CSO, CDN
Andrea works with patients who are malnourished or at risk for malnutrition to maintain their nutritional status during treatment. She provides nutritional counseling to help manage nutrition symptoms, assist with healthy eating during and after treatment, and management of feeding tubes. Andrea Chowske has been a Registered Dietitian since 2011 and is a Board-Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition.

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NURSE NAVIGATORS

Vickie Yattaw, RN, BSN, OCN
Vickie is the Manager of the Oncology Education and Support Services program and works as a nurse navigator for patients after a diagnosis of cancer. Vickie helps coordinate care across the cancer continuum and facilitates groups and survivorship events at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center. Vickie has a special interest in Lung and Head and Neck cancers. Vickie has worked for the C.R. Wood Cancer Center since 2005.

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Lisa Haase, RN, BSN, OCN
Lisa works as a nurse navigator for patients after a diagnosis of cancer. Lisa helps coordinate care across the cancer continuum and facilitates groups, retreats, and survivorship events at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center. Lisa has a special interest in Breast, GYN, and Brain cancers. Lisa has worked for the C.R. Wood Cancer Center since 2014.

Nicole Molinero, RN, OCN
Nicole works as a nurse navigator for patients after a diagnosis of cancer. Nicole helps coordinate care from the inpatient floor to the outpatient clinic and beyond. Nicole has a special interest in GI and GU cancers. Nicole has worked for the C.R. Wood Cancer Center since 2014.


We are proud to also partner with the Surgical Specialists of Glens Falls Hospital team to provided coordinated care for our patients.

C.R. Wood Cancer Center

Pruyn Pavilion at Glens Falls Hospital

100 Park Street

Glens Falls, NY 12801

518.926.6620