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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.
- October 12, 2015
Andrea Califano and his investigative team discover a molecular signaling mechanism underlying a specific type of highly aggressive breast cancer.
- February 23, 2015
Household net worth is a major and overlooked factor in adherence to hormonal therapy among breast cancer patients and partially explains racial disparities in quality of care.
- October 27, 2014
A CUMC study found that the use of generic aromatase inhibitors, which cost considerably less than their brand-name counterparts, increased treatment adherence by 50 percent.
- January 23, 2014
Breast cancer study in mice suggests that radiation therapy to unaffected breast could reduce risk of second cancer.
- October 28, 2013
Radiation exposure from breast cancer treatment is associated with a small risk of developing heart disease later in life, but the risk is now lower than it was 20 years ago.
- October 18, 2013
Isobel Hoevers has co-founded a line of high-end medical ID jewelry that is both functional and fashionable, with a portion of the profits funding research at the Medical Center.
- May 16, 2013
Dr. Robert Klitzman applauded Jolie's prophylactic breast cancer surgery but says it raises moral questions about gene patents.
- February 28, 2013
“This study is one of the first to evaluate the course of PTSD after a diagnosis of breast cancer,” said lead author, CUMC's Dr. Alfred Neugut.