Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the U.S. and the fourth most common cancer among women.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Dr. Jason Wright offers insight on a new study, reported on by Reuters, that looks at the link between weight loss and a woman's risk of developing endometrial cancer.

Older Women Reduce their Endometrial Cancer Risk with Weight Loss

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Every day, our incredible team at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital works together to help make amazing things happen for our patients, their families and the communities we serve. We hope to share more of these stories. But we need your help.

Email your story ideas to stories@nyp.org and they may be featured on our #NYP platforms.
Some of our patients got a giant surprise this week!

Four New York Giants Legends, Amani Toomer, Plaxico Burress, Ottis "OJ" Anderson and Stephen Baker, stopped by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to visit with patients, sign autographs and hand out blankets and gifts.

A big thank you to the NY Giants for helping us put a smile on our patients’ faces. Weill Cornell Medicine
Art has the power to heal!

As part of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medicine's art therapy program, patients, parents, siblings and staff from the Hematology-Oncology clinic at the Komansky Center for Children's Health worked together painting and stamping their hands onto canvas to create this colorful masterpiece. These art projects are made possible thanks to Tracy's Kids ...
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After 40 years of marriage, Paul and his wife Gail, know the true meaning of in sickness and in health.

They have persevered through three trying times: Paul waiting for a liver transplant in 2010, fighting leukemia in 2013 and undergoing heart surgery in 2015. Every time, Paul and Gail turned to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) for life-saving care.
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Want to know the secrets on how to live the good life? Dr. Mehmet Oz joins forces with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for an informative and interactive event during #NYPHeart Month, where he discusses the importance of heart health as well as tips on preventive heart disease.

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Shortly after he was born, Kevin Uniglicht was quickly rushed to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) where he was diagnosed with transposition of the great arteries, a congenital heart defect (CHD).

Kevin had his first surgery at just three days old and his first major surgery at the age of five. Kevin has since had similar surgeries at NYP, which he will...
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Thank you to our amazing NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital team for your incredible efforts during #WinterStormNiko.

Many from our team have stayed overnight at the hospital to ensure care for our patients. Others are working around the clock to monitor the storm and clear the snow – making sure our facilities are safe for all patients and staff. Our dedicated EMS team has been on duty throughout...
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Our next #CHDAwareness champion is Amanda Burfeind! Despite overcoming numerous challenges, Amanda adheres to her karate school’s motto of “Never give up. Never, never give up,” in all aspects of her life.

At 21 weeks gestation, Amanda was diagnosed with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. On October 31, 2002, Amanda was born...
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Watch as Lena Dunham joins Dr. Anne Marie Albano of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Youth Anxiety Center and moderator Jenni Konner to discuss what it's like growing up with anxiety at the 92nd Street Y.
Like most first time parents, Katherine and Steve Kent were over-the-moon excited about having a baby. During their 20 week sonogram, they received some devastating news that turned their world upside down – their baby had a serious heart defect called truncus arteriosus, and she would need open heart surgery soon after she was born.

“After several visits to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to...
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Almost 17 years ago, Robert Frank Azopardi went in for a routine doctor’s appointment and was shocked to receive a diagnosis of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, also known as CLL.

Robert was treated in Florida, but he became resistant to chemotherapy treatment and his doctors told him he only had months left to live. Luckily for Robert, he found a second opinion at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital...
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Medical Marvels: Life-saving treatment for chronic leukemia

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In honor of #WorldCancerDay, Dr. David Nanus, Chief of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medicine, reflects on the importance of training the next generation of oncologists

“For me, it has always been patients that motivate me to work harder. As Division Chief at NYP WCM, it is also about enabling the faculty, especially the young...
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In honor of #WorldCancerDay, Dr. Gary Schwartz, Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), reflects on his experiences and goals for the future:

“My ultimate goal is to cure cancer. To me, the greatest satisfaction comes from seeing something I have done in my laboratory moved into the clinic and it now having...
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It’s no secret that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has heart.

Across all of our NYP campuses and regional hospitals, employees participated in #NationalWearRedDay to help raise awareness for heart disease and strokes in women, which causes one in three deaths among women each year.

As one of the leading experts in cardiology and heart surgery – NYP is ranked third in the nation by U.S. News...
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Gung Hey Fat Choy, otherwise known as Happy Lunar New Year!

Earlier this week, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Lower Manhattan Hospital came together to commemorate the Year of the Rooster in a Lunar New Year Celebration. NYPLMH Chief Operating Officer Robert Guimento, and Chui Man Lai, Manager of Community and Provider Relations, presided over the festivities, which included the traditional...
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According to the American Heart Association, men and women may have very different symptoms of a heart attack. Women are more likely than men to experience symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, or pain and tightening not just centralized in the chest.

About three years ago, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital patient Vanessa Noel, a shoe designer living in New York City, started to experience...
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When it comes to cancer, your genes hold valuable information.

NYP is working with researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) to look beyond the known cancer-causing mutations, analyzing the entire human genetic code for clues.
See how: [ Bit.ly Link ] #DecodingCancer #CancerUnmasked
Just two years ago, Carrie Kinard and her son O’Justin faced one of their toughest challenges to date when a fire caused by electric problems destroyed their East Flatbush home, causing Carrie to lose both of her parents as well as injuries to herself and O’Justin.

The Kinards were taken to the William Randolph Hearst Burn Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medicine,...
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