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Dr. Robert Grant discusses his life-stage personal enhancement approach to cosmetic surgery.
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Joint pain is a common side effect of aromatase inhibitors, but a new study finds that exercise may help.
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Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) allows for a single high dose of radiation to be delivered during surgery for breast cancer.
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Early detection is key to the successful treatment of gastric cancer, so it is important to know whether or not you are at a higher risk of developing this disease.
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New York Times Highlights Creative Liver Transplant Surgery in Children.
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Dr. Ravi P. Kiran discusses NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day event.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Cleft & Craniofacial Center Earns National Approval

The Cleft & Craniofacial Center of Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian/ Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital has been approved through 2020 as a Cleft Palate Team and Craniofacial Team by the Commission on Approval of Teams according to the Standards for Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Teams. This designation indicates that the team meets the high standards of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) and Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF). Although the center has already been accredited since 1993, the new system of approval (as of 2014) entails a far more demanding set of requirements than before.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

The Wellness Series

Eileen Fuentes is a breast cancer survivor. She created a wellness program to help other women undergoing treatment for breast cancer live healthy and fulfilling lives.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Surgery for Aortic Stenosis: PARTNER Trial Update

A recent study shows that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a successful approach for aortic stenosis patients who are too sick to undergo traditional surgery.
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