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Check out the first analysis on the safety & effectiveness of #breastcancer complementary therapies (via Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health) ow.ly/DYZXb #yoga #meditation #acupuncture
#Meditation‬ and #yoga‬ get an “A” for #breastcancer patients: ow.ly/DYZXb  - Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia - Google+
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Every 3,000 feet of elevation increases UV intensity by 15%, which may add to cancer risks for flight crews.
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Denise Kandel & Nobel Laurete Eric Kandel discovered nicotine lowered inhibition in the brain. ow.ly/Cz04D
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Parents of student-athletes should definitely check out tip 5: http://ow.ly/Co30J  
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Feeling #tired? You may not be drinking enough. #Dehydration reduces blood volume making your heart pump less efficiently.
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The American Red Cross supplies approximately 45% of the nation's blood supply! #HistoryOfMedicine
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Small changes can add up to big differences. Men in particular tend to overeat when serving plates are nearby. #lifehack
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Points go to all the dog lovers out there! Walking and playing with fido can be good for your heart. ow.ly/DeQk4
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A new study finds as few as 2 family meals a week made kids 45% less likely to be overweight: ow.ly/CJKIz
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Surgeons at @nyphospital/@ColumbiaMed used #3DPrinting to help repair the congenital heart defect of a 2-wk old baby. http://ow.ly/CluOS 
Surgeons used 3D-printing to repair a baby's heart riddled with holes in just one operation.
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Stay tuned for tips about what foods to eat to feed your ‪#‎Probiotics‬!
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Kids visiting us for surgery can now take a voyage in a low-radiation, #pirate themed CT scan! ow.ly/BCtcx
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Introduction

This page is maintained by the Office of External Relations for the Columbia University Department of Surgery. The articles on these pages are for informational purposes and do not replace the advice of physician.

Mission

The Department of Surgery is committed to the pillars of patient care, education and research. We are dedicated to the continuous improvement of surgical treatment.

Company Overview

The Columbia University Department of Surgery has a roster of 100 faculty members, whose specialties range from basic science research to the most advanced robotic surgical procedures. Nearly 100 fellows and residents provide an invaluable contribution to our department, while gaining the training they need to become tomorrow's medical leaders.

Specialities

Acute Care Surgery, Adrenal Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Breast Surgery, Cardiac Assist Device Implantation, Cardiomyopathy, Colorectal Surgery, ECMO, Endocrine Surgery, Esophageal Disorders, Gastric Cancer Surgery, General Surgery, Heart Failure Surgery, Heart Surgery (Adult), Heart Transplantation, Heart Valve Center, Hernia Center, Kidney Transplantation, Liver Transplantation, Lung Transplantation, Melanoma Center, Minimal Access Surgery, Pancreas Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Pancreatic Cancer Prevention, Parathyroid Surgery, Pediatric Heart Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Sarcoma, Thoracic Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Vein Program, and Weight Loss Surgery.

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If you are a physician and would like to refer a patient, please call 800-543-2782.

If you are a patient and would like a referral, please call 855-CUSURGE or visit our online referral center at: http://www.columbiasurgery.org/contact/pat_ref.html 

For general inquiries, please contact the Office of External Affairs at 212-304-7810.

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