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The rate of cervical cancer among women living in neighborhoods with the lowest socioeconomic indices is nearly two times higher than the rate among those who live in areas with the highest indices.
Two new Columbia specialists in stomach cancer treatment and research explain what you should know about one of the world's most common cancers.
A Columbia study may lead to stomach cancer screening guidelines, especially for Black and Hispanic Americans who have a greater risk of developing or dying from stomach cancer than white Americans.
Recent observations suggest that surgery is possible for some pancreatic cancer patients who are initially deemed inoperable.
- October 29, 2021
Here’s what Columbia doctors want you to remember when the pink ribbons disappear as breast cancer awareness month ends.
- October 19, 2021
Columbia University's chief of breast imaging, Elise Desperito, MD, clarifies conflicting advice on mammography and urges all women to be evaluated for their breast cancer risk.
- October 15, 2021
Columbia breast cancer patient Karin Diamond credits regular mammograms for catching her cancer early and her surgeon's use of intraoperative radiation for keeping her cancer-free.
- September 30, 2021
Despite clinical guidelines that advocate surgery as a first step, a Columbia study suggests many patients with advanced ovarian cancer should be treated with chemotherapy before surgery.
- September 29, 2021
Just 17 when diagnosed with advanced cervical cancer, Sheneque Hanse is now in remission after two years of treatment and eager to start a career in health care to help others with cancer.
- September 9, 2021
With $10 million from Pfizer, the Initiative aims to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities in clinical trials and enhance the diversity of clinical researchers.
- September 3, 2021
Yoon, a surgical oncologist expert in the treatment of gastric cancer, sarcoma, and melanoma, is also the new vice chair of surgical oncology research and education in the Department of Surgery.