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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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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery New Practice Locations

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“I always assumed I would be an assistant to someone else, because there have always been women in those roles. And I assumed implicitly that ‘someone else’ would be a man.”
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