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A clinical trial at Columbia and other centers found that patients responded to a new “smart drug” for women with an aggressive form of breast cancer.
Acupuncture significantly eased joint pain for a majority of women undergoing a common form of breast cancer treatment, a new study found.
Joint pain relief from omega-3s may help more women adhere to hormonal breast cancer treatment, a study suggests.
- February 28, 2018
Pathology’s new recruit, Kevin Gardner, talks about health disparities and the need for more diversity among research participants.
- February 12, 2018
A new optical imaging system developed at Columbia University uses red and near-infrared light to identify breast cancer patients who will respond best to chemotherapy.
- January 18, 2018
Columbia researchers have identified two new breast cancer genes that also cause Lynch syndrome.
- December 22, 2017
Cancer researchers at Columbia have discovered three genes that undermine the DNA repair process and promote tumor formation in cells with BRCA mutations.
- December 8, 2017
A CUMC-led study finds that acupuncture can reduce the joint pain caused by aromatase inhibitors, a drug taken by two-thirds of all breast cancer patients.
- February 14, 2017
In her JAMA editorial, Columbia oncologist Dawn Hershman says clinical trials show cooling caps reduce hair loss in some women undergoing chemotherapy.
- July 12, 2016
According to a new report published in JAMA Oncology, women with BRCA1 mutations have a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of uterine cancer.
- June 16, 2016
One out of four breast cancer patients skipped hormonal therapy if they previously avoided treating chronic conditions, Columbia researchers found.
- October 28, 2015
Columbia has one of six new sites launched by the NIH's Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program for prevention and research across the lifespan.
- October 21, 2015
According to a recent study, a microsurgical approach is found to be a safe and effective technique to prevent breast cancer-related lymphedema.