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Jason D. Wright, MD recently co-authored a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine examining the safety of minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer.
Source:The New York Times
Two new studies revealed bad news about minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer, a widely used procedure performed through small slits in the abdomen instead of a big incision.
New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the “less is more” approach to treating cervical cancer.
Source:Prevention MagazineSeptember 17, 2018
First, some good news: ovarian cancer is actually not all that common, with just 22,240 women diagnosed each year, according to the American Cancer Society.
- September 7, 2018
This fall, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center proudly welcomes five new full-time faculty members in four different divisions.
- June 14, 2018
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Department of Medicine have announced a multi-disciplinary initiative aimed at screening, preventing, diagnosing, and treating hereditary cancer.
- June 1, 2018
Friends and faculty gathered to celebrate Dr. Richard Levine’s 50th year at Columbia University and the establishment of two new endowed professorships