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New York Society for Thoracic Surgeons

O. Wayne Isom, MD, the Terry Allen Kramer Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, honored with a lifetime achievement award from the New York Society for Thoracic Surgeons.

Arash Salemi, MD, '97, Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, appointed president of the New York Society for Thoracic Surgery. He previously served as its vice president.

Dr. Coselli

"Management of Thoracic Aortic Dissection"

September 26, 2016
8:00AM - 9:00AM Uris Auditorium
Joseph S. Coselli, M.D. Professor & Chief, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Study of Breast Cancer Metastasis Upends Conventional Wisdom, Suggesting New Treatment Strategy

Breast cancer cells do not undergo a commonly accepted transformation in order to spread to distant organs such as the lungs, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators have found in a new study. This discovery may settle a longstanding debate about how cancers spread, the investigators say, and may profoundly change the way many forms of the disease are treated.