Gastroenterology and GI Surgery
Lynch Syndrome: Reducing the Risk of Cancer with Genetic Precision
Comprehensive GI Clinical Cancer Genetics programs at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital are furthering understanding of inherited cancer syndromes such as Lynch syndrome to facilitate early screening and prevent the development of colorectal cancer.
Following the Genes in Cancer Prevention
Dr. Melissa K. Frey, a gynecologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell became interested in the role of genetics in cancer. That awareness became the genesis of her research as a resident and continues today as a practicing physician.
Abdominal Wall Surgery: Redefining Expertise for an Emerging Specialty
Columbia Hernia Center surgeons present factors that are changing the surgical landscape for hernia repair from open operations to minimally invasive approaches.
Benefits of Colonic Stents as a Bridge to Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine surgical oncologist and colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Heather Yeo, and her team conduct the first study to use propensity score matching comparing colonic stenting with immediate resection.
Familial Pancreatic Cancer: Confronting the Risk
Columbia gastroenterologists discuss hereditary cancer syndromes associated with pancreatic cancer and approaches to identify risk.
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Guidelines for Discussing Patient Expectations
Columbia orthopedic faculty conduct a study outlining the patient perspective on what constitutes improvements in outcomes related to pain relief and improved function.
Augmenting Repair Where the Tendon Meets the Bone
Columbia’s orthopedic researchers define tendon enthesis mechanical properties critical for a durable attachment.
How Melanoma Prepares Lymph Nodes for Metastases
Weill Cornell Medicine cancer researchers uncover protein released in exosomes secreted by melanoma cells that leads to lymphangiogenesis.
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