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- What are the first steps a patient should take when they find out they have cancer? - What can a patient do to minimize feelings of confusion and anxiety during this stressful time? - What are the most important questions a patient... more

Why would one thyroid nodule need to be biopsied while another one doesn't? What are the possible results of a thyroid biopsy and what does it mean for my treatment options? Due to previous technical difficulty, we are having a special... more

Adult Congenital Heart Disease: The Need for Follow-up Evaluation - What are the symptoms of adult congenital heart disease related complications? - When should I seek follow-up appointments if I have adult congenital heart disease? -... more

What is vein disease? How do I know if I should get screened for vein disease? How is vein disease treated? What are my treatment options? To hear answers to these questions and more, join us on May 28 at 2PM/ET for our Blog Talk Radio... more

· What are the risk factors and symptoms of metabolic syndrome? · What are the treatment options for metabolic syndrome and why should I consider metabolic surgery? · What are the different metabolic surgery... more

What is Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)? How many people have Fatty Liver Disease (FLD)? What do I need to know about NAFLD? Who can I talk to if I have just been diagnosed with NAFLD? For answers to... more

Join us February 27th at 2:00 PM/ET to chat with Margaret Chen, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at New-York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center's Clinical Breast Cancer Program.... more

Join us January 16th at 1:00 PM/ET on Columbia Surgery Blog Talk Radio to chat with Pulmonologist, Cara Agerstrand, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical ECMO Attending at NYP/Columbia's Center for Acute... more

Recently, the development of new drugs for hepatitis C has changed the management of liver transplant patients. Two newly approved medications are now being combined with traditional treatments to form a powerful new drug... more