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Thoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine|NewYork-Presbyterian is dedicated to the delivery of the highest quality and advanced care to patients with diseases of the lung, trachea, esophagus, chest wall and mediastinum. Read More.

Weill Cornell Medicine Cardiothoracic Surgery 525 East 68th Street
Box 110
Suite M 404
New York, NY 10065 Directions
Cardiac Surgery: (212) 746-5194 Thoracic Surgery: (212) 746-5156

News

Patients with Lung Cancer Have Risk of Cancer-Associated Suicide

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By Allie Casey

June 23

Continuing coverage of Drs. Jeffrey L. Port and Mohamed Rahouma’s study, presented at the American Thoracic Society's 2017 international conference, which found that people with lung cancer have a strikingly higher-than-normal risk of suicide.

 

Weill Cornell Medicine is sponsoring a Health Lecture Series at the 92Y this October 27, 2016

The past decade has produced tremendous advances in the use of robotics across clinical areas, vastly expanding the horizons of disease management. Weill Cornell Medicine is sponsoring a Health Lecture Series at the 92Y this October 27, 2016. Leading surgeons Dr. Jeffrey Port and Dr. Sloane Guy are joining a panel of experts discussing the future of robotic innovations.

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.