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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Columbia Launches Women’s Lung and Health Center

A growing number of non-smoking women, many of them young, contract lung cancer every year and are often diagnosed with an advanced stage malignancy. This fall, NYP/Columbia opened the Women’s Lung and Health Center, one of only two programs in the nation to serve this under-recognized patient population.
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As a new member of the PERT Consortium, inaugurated in 2015, NYP/Columbia is in the vanguard of treating pulmonary embolism with a rapid response, multidisciplinary team led by Philip Green, MD.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

The 4th Annual ECMO Awareness Fundraiser

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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Immunotherapy as Neoadjuvant Therapy for Lung Cancer

Researchers at NYP/Columbia have recently launched an important trial of immunotherapy plus chemotherapy as neoadjuvant therapy for patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) now affects nearly 65 million Americans. Also called acid reflux or heartburn, GERD occurs when stomach contents back up into the esophagus. Untreated, it can lead to Barrett’s esophagus, a dangerous precancerous condition. Most people with GERD can be effectively treated using acid-blocking medication, but nearly a third continue to have symptoms.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Platinum Center of Excellence Celebration

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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Simulation Center Dedication Ceremony

On June 9th the Medical ECMO Program was showcased during the dedication ceremony of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center.
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