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  • October 22, 2020

    Columbia's Eileen Connolly explains how radiation treatment for breast cancer has vastly improved in recent years due to advancements in technology and an increased understanding of the disease.

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  • October 15, 2020

    Breast cancer survival has improved by about 40% since the 1980s. Columbia oncologist Katherine Crew discusses how new genetic tests, treatments, and screening methods should further improve survival.

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  • September 29, 2020

    Columbia is one of the few places in the world where scientists can research an emerging radiotherapy technique called FLASH, which could drastically shorten radiation treatment for cancer patients.

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