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Researchers have found why cancer cells in oxygen-depleted environments are forced to rely on fat imports, a finding that could lead to new ways to understand and slow down tumor growth.
Columbia cancer researchers are using systems biology to tackle the complexity of cancer and improve treatment.
- June 3, 2022
Two new studies from Columbia University cancer researchers highlight the risks of persistent opioid use among cancer patients.
- May 24, 2022
The program brings together physicians and nurse practitioners from multiple disciplines to provide care for smokers and ex-smokers who are at high risk for lung cancer and other complications.
- May 19, 2022
Sexual dysfunction is common among female cancer patients but infrequently addressed. Columbia oncologist Christine Chin is working to change that.
- May 4, 2022
Columbia geneticist Wendy Chung reflects on the progress made in cancer genetics and discusses the next frontier of using genetic information to design personalized cancer prevention strategies.
- April 20, 2022
Columbia cancer researchers estimate that 60% of patients in a phase 2 clinical trial will have no sign of their cancer two years after treatment with combination therapy.
- April 11, 2022
Heavy ions could radically improve radiation therapy for cancer treatment, but research is needed to understand how they work. With the aid of a new instrument at Columbia, scientists aim to find out.
- March 30, 2022
The study's findings underscore the importance of identifying different treatments for different subpopulations of glioma patients.
- March 24, 2022
Columbia's Lisa A. Kachnic, MD, a pioneer in radiation oncology, discusses the advancements made in the field of radiotherapy and the innovation to come.