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NYP/Columbia is a national leader in surgical techniques and innovative treatments for all forms of breast cancer offering the most comprehensive multidisciplinary care available for this disease. As of October 2017 Dr. Roshni Rao will direct the Clinical Breast Surgery program. Dr. Lisa Wiechmann recently joined our surgical team working with Drs. Margaret Chen and Bret Taback at the Columbia campus in uptown and midtown Manhattan while Dr. Michelle Azu brings our expertise to NYP/Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

No Surgery, No Scars: A New Treatment For Fibroadenoma

If you have a breast fibroadenoma, there may be a new solution for you. The Columbia Clinical Breast Program now offers echotherapy, a new non-invasive treatment.
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Jeffrey A. Ascherman, MD, site chief of the division of Plastic Surgery at NYP/Columbia, is now offering breast cancer patients a new device that allows them to do part of their breast reconstruction at home, and with faster results.
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Watch our experts discuss the latest breakthroughs and more, from ABC TV’s primetime Breast Cancer Special.
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Dr. Margaret Chen is conducting the MammaPrint study looking at genetic biomarkers among Chinese women with early stage breast cancer in the US and Hong Kong.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Cryotherapy for Breast Cancer

Columbia’s Dr. Margaret Chen is exploring cryotherapy to freeze breast cancer cells.
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The innovative LYMPHA procedure prevented lymphedema in 90% of patients undergoing breast surgery, according to a study published by Dr. Feldman and colleagues October 15, 2015, in the Annals of Surgical Oncology.
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