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Burke WM, Gossner G, Goldman NA. Robotic surgery in the obese gynecologic patient. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2011;54:420-30.

D’Ambrosio AL, DeYoung C, Isaacson SR. Radiosurgical management of brain metastases. Neurosurg Clin N Am 2011;22:45-51.

Ganepola GAP. Complexity of Cancer: A Surgeon’s Perspective. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 2011;29:55-57.

Kellner CP, D’Ambrosio AL. Surgical management of brain metastases. Neurosurg Clin N Am 2011;22:53-9.

Korst RJ, Kansler AL, Christos PJ, Mandal S. Adjuvant radiotherapy for thymic epithelial tumors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Thorac Surg 2009;87:1641-7.

Korst RJ, Lee BE. The Use of Radiofrequency Ablation for Patients with Nondysplastic Barrett’s Esophagus. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;143:992-3.

Korst RJ, Lee BE, Krinsky GA, Rutledge JR. The utility of automated volumetric growth analysis in a dedicated pulmonary nodule clinic. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011;142:372-7.

Korst RJ, Santana-Joseph S, Rutledge JR, Antler A, Bethala V, DeLillo A, Kutner D, Lee BE, Pazwash H, Pittman RH, Rahmin M, Rubinoff M. Effect of hiatal hernia size and columnar segment length on the success of radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s esophagus: a single-center, phase II clinical trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011;142:1168-73.

Kutner MA, Bromberg A, Korst RJ, Lee BE. An unusual case of dysphagia from intrathoracic liver. Ann Thorac Surg 2010;90:e54-5.

National Presentations

Ganepola, GAP. Proteome analysis of pancreatic cancer tissue for identification of novel biomarkers. Presented at the 1st AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research, Boston, MA, October 8-11, 2009.

Korst RJ, Chang DH, Augenlicht LH, Rutledge J, Lee BE.  Interleukin 1 beta gene expression in peripheral blood  mononuclear cells as a marker for stage 1 lung cancer. Presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of the American  Association for Thoracic Surgery; Philadelphia, PA,  May 9, 2011.

Suman P, Ganepola GAP. Autophagy in colorectal cancer. Presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Medical Society of the State of New York, April 8-10, 2011.


Frey HL, Chang D. Clinical application of molecular profiling using urine, blood, and tumor tissue for identification of biomarkers in urothelial carcinoma.

Ganepola GAP, Suman P. Genomic solutions for  managing colon cancer.

Klein l, Ganepola GAP, Suman P, Chang D. Identification of microRNA biomarkers for risk  stratification of breast cancer.

Korst RJ, Chang D., Heerdt B. Analysis of gene expression  in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in lung cancer.

Korst RJ, Chang D., Heerdt B. Mitochondrial DNA  abnormalites in lung cancer.

News from The Daniel & Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center
A Fast Track to Colonoscopy Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care has made it easier and more affordable to schedule a colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer.  Valley’s Fast Track Screening Colonoscopy streamlines the process by eliminating the need for patients to meet with a gastroenterologist for a pre-procedure consultation; they simply come in on the day of their procedure.

The Valley Hospital Named Among the Best Cancer Hospitals in America for Fifth Consecutive Year Thu, Jun 07, 2018

For a fifth consecutive year, The Valley Hospital has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care, acknowledging Valley’s dedication to providing exceptional patient care and cancer treatment care for women and their families.

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