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Dr. Brendon Stiles

Served as chairman of a panel for the Department of Defense, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), Lung Cancer Research Program - November 2016

Patients Recover Faster After Robotic Heart Surgery

By Dana Arschin
December 15

Dr. T. Sloane Guy appears on FOX 5 to discuss the benefits of using robotics for heart surgery and highlights a patient who had a successful outcome. Dr. Guy does about 100 robotic heart surgeries a year and his goal is to more than double that number. He said the problem is that not enough patients know that this type of surgery...

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Understanding Crosstalk in Tumor Microenvironment Could Lead to New Precision Medicine Approaches

Many patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have no identifiable mutations, and therefore their disease cannot be managed with targeted treatments. These patients often experience disease progression despite chemotherapy. However, a study led by investigators at Weill Cornell Medical Medicine used a new approach to examine crosstalk between cancer cells and cells in the microenvironment in NSCLC. Instead of looking at the tumor as a whole, the researchers used deep sequencing...

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