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Physician-scientist Neil Vasan brings the perspectives he's gained from classical singing and structural biology to his search for new breast cancer treatments.
A significantly lower proportion of Hispanic and Black women who underwent screening received 3D mammograms, according to a new study presented at the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
- 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.
- 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.