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Nearly all cases of colorectal cancer begin with the growth of polyps, or benign growths of tissue, in the intestine. During colonoscopy, your doctor examines the inside of the rectum and entire colon through a flexible, lighted tube.
What's New in the Department of Surgery

New Faculty Highlight: P. Ravi Kiran, MBBS

P. Ravi Kiran, MBBS, brings unparalleled expertise in complex colorectal surgery
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©2012 Intuitive Surgical, Inc Robotic instruments provide excellent range-of-motion with stability and precision during surgery.
What's New in the Department of Surgery

New Faculty Profile: Steven Lee-Kong, MD

Colorectal Surgery – New surgeon brings expertise in robotic colorectal surgery.
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A few tips on how to help friends and family members feel better after a surgical procedure.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Now Enrolling New Patients

New study investigating a laser treatment therapy for breast cancer is underway at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
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Dr. John Chabot and colleagues perform first robotic Whipple Procedure on March 4, 2014.
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Dr. Shanta Modak receives well-earned recognition for her development of infection-resistant medical devices.
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