Group News

Talking with a loved one about cancer isn’t black and white. There are no simple checklists to follow or talking points to hit. You may feel uncomfortable or unsure of what to say, and that’s okay.
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Introducing the Pancreas Translational Research Program Directed by oncologist Gulam A. Manji, MD, PhD
The Columbia Pancreas Center is delighted to announce that our medical oncologist Gulam Manji, MD has been named the director of the newly established Pancreas Medical Oncology and Translational Research program.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

First Program in NY for Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is a chief reason for gastrointestinal hospital admissions. Pain appears suddenly and can last for days without relief. Those living with chronic pancreatitis often need specialized care to improve their quality of life. The inflammation is persistent, inhibits function and causes permanent structural damage. Only a few centers in the nation provide a full range of options for those living with pancreatitis.
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A cancer diagnosis can feel like a crashing wave of change, affecting your body, your lifestyle, even your very identity. How do you cope without letting negativity take over?
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Mark your calendars for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day, an educational program for patients and their families on November 3, 2018, from 1 to 3pm at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, 173 Fort Washington Avenue in upper Manhattan.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

NYP/Columbia Welcomes New Faculty

In 2018, we welcomed several internationally renowned physicians to the Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. These men and women are leaders in their respective fields. They have a track record of innovation and their collaborative multidisciplinary team approach allows them to provide the very highest level of patient care. While these surgeons spearhead the newest treatments and techniques, they are also very compassionate communicators.
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The concept that plant based diets can improve health and prevent disease has been recently brought to the mainstream through various documentaries and media outlets.
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Blog & Newsletter

Sugar and Cancer

One commonly asked question asked by oncology patients is “Does Sugar Feed Cancer?” Eating sugar can be a source of fear and anxiety due to misinformation in the media. With holidays coming up, there are lots of delicious sweets around, so now is the perfect time to address this topic.
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Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, making it tempting to over-indulge in holiday favorites.
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