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Opinions vary about how to treat DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ), but a new study suggests the optimal treatment for most women with this non-invasive breast cancer is surgery plus radiation.
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.
- June 10, 2020
Compared to yearly screening, more frequent mammograms for women treated for early-stage breast cancer did not confer additional benefit, a study from Columbia University oncologists has found.
- October 23, 2019
Katherine Crew, MD, directs the Clinical Breast Cancer Prevention Program and cares for patients with breast cancer and women at high risk at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NYP.
- February 20, 2019
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.
- July 10, 2018
Acupuncture significantly eased joint pain for a majority of women undergoing a common form of breast cancer treatment, a new study found.
Source:Washington PostJune 4, 2018
- June 4, 2018
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.