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In the Clinic

Robot-Assisted Surgery at MSK Helps a Growing Number of Patients

MSK performs the highest number of robot-assisted surgeries in the United States, enabling more patients to have a shorter hospital stay and a faster recovery.

A man standing with his wife and three sons.

In the Clinic

When Heartburn Signals Cancer Risk

Many people don’t know that gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a potentially serious condition that — if left untreated — can ultimately lead to esophageal cancer.

Older man talking with a doctor about esophageal cancer.

In the Clinic

Five Innovations Helping MSK Transform Outpatient Cancer Surgery in 2016

The Josie Robertson Surgery Center will greatly enhance the way patients experience outpatient cancer surgery.

Two people in surgical scrubs stand in an operating room underneath large light panels and screens with medical information.

Announcement

New MSK Center Pioneers the Future of Outpatient Cancer Surgery

Learn how MSK is advancing outpatient cancer surgery in a new state-of-the-art facility, enabling patients to return quickly to the comfort of their homes.

Josie Robertson Surgery Center Exterior

Q&A

Predicting the Future of Cancer Surgery

Peter Scardino, Chair of MSK’s Department of Surgery, gives his views on what lies ahead for the surgical treatment of cancer.

Peter Scardino, Chair of MSK’s Department of Surgery and a specialist in the treatment of prostate cancers.

Ask the Expert

Why Consider Robotic Surgery for Lung, Esophageal, and Other Chest Cancers?

Less trauma and faster recovery are among the reasons that thoracic surgeon Bernard Park says people should consider robotic surgery for removing a cancer in the chest.

Thoracic surgeon Bernard Park.

Feature

Robot-Assisted Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Our doctors introduce and apply advanced technologies in minimal-access surgery to benefit patients.

Pictured: David Finley & Maria Teresa Ruiz Tsukazan