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Dr. Myron Arlen

Surgical Oncology
New Hyde Park, NY
64 years experience male

About

Bio

Dr. Arlen is Coordinator of Surgical Oncology for the North Shore Health System and also serves as Director of Scientific affairs for Precision Biologics. He was trained as a cancer surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering where he remained on staff for 20 years involved in the surgery of advanced cancer problems and the immunotherapeutic approaches to managing the patients. Dr. Arlen established the Surgical Oncology Division at North Shore University Hospital, and formed a practice group (North Shore Surgical Oncology Associates). He has written two major textbooks and published over 100 journal articles related to immunotherapy and cancer treatment

Specialties
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Surgical Oncology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English, German, Italian

Doctor Q&A

2.4K Answers
16 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Non specific test: Ca 125, a protein frequently found in ovarian cancer can also be found in other diseases. We have seen high levels when there is end stage alcoholic cirrhosis producing ascites which might suggest ovarian Ca but ovaries are normal. Protein produced by liver. Ca 125 should only be used for monitoring direction of treatment when dx of ovarian tumor known. It is not a diagnostic test.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Internal hemmorhoids: asymptomatic bleeding usually attributed to internal hemmorhoids. Proctoscopy should be performed to define site of problem and resolve it so that no further bleeding should be noted.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
You are in trouble: The presence of any benign nevi cells left to the chance for growth usually over a prolonged period of time will continue to transform and occasionally metastasize without regrowth of the primary lesion. If you leave it alone, it will grow on you.
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Jul 11, 2014
A very knowledgeable and dedicated doctor and highly appreciated for his contributions.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Arlen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Arlen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank you. We meet online again. That's good. Will confidentially & diplomatically pose possibility to surgical/medical oncologist at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in M...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Ok. By the way, why is that ALL cancer patients have portrayed pictures of being bald? Chemo drugs whether IV 23 hrs. or not may not result in this 100% balding. It is s...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I ended up going to the ER and it's scar tissue rip. I've had several abdominal surgeries and built up scar tissue. When I started coughing I ripped some of that scar ti...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Medical/Graduate school

State Univ. NY Downstate Medical Center
Graduated 1957MD

Residency

Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn
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