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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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Robot enhanced minimally invasive surgery is the latest advance in bariatric surgery. In the following Q&A, Dr. Abraham Krikhely explains what patients need to know about this new approach.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Theraclion U.S. BFA Trial

Breast fibroadenomas (BFA) are benign (non-cancerous) breast tumors that are comprised of glandular and fibrous breast tissue. These lumps can occur alone, in groups, or as a complex of lumps together. Sometimes women feel these in the breast when doing regular self-breast exams, or they may be found during a routine mammogram. Some are small (less than an inch in size), and others are quite large (the size of a lemon or larger).
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Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, making it tempting to over-indulge in holiday favorites.
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Apples!

Fall is officially here, which means the start of apple season. We all know the proverb “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”… but is it true? The answer is: yes! Apples are definitely a healthy fruit – nutritious, delicious and cost effective!
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

John-Paul Bellistri, MD, Joins Center for Advanced Surgery

John-Paul Bellistri, M.D. has joined the faculty at NYP/Columbia University Medical Center as a specialist in General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Bellistri will be practicing at the NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY in the Center for Advanced Surgery.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

James Mark Kiely, MD, Joins Faculty

James Mark Kiely, MD, has joined the Division of Colorectal Surgery at NYP/Columbia, as Assistant Professor of Surgery.
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