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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.
Though women may know they have dense breasts, many don’t know that having dense breasts comes with a slightly elevated risk of developing breast cancer.
Elaine Alden shares her story of overcoming triple-negative breast cancer with the hope of helping and supporting others with the same diagnosis.
Here’s what Columbia doctors want you to remember when the pink ribbons disappear as breast cancer awareness month ends.
- June 14, 2013
Columbia's Wendy Chung, the original plaintiff in the case against Myriad Genetics, says the Supreme Court decision banning gene patents will open a new era of genomic medicine.
- 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.
- December 10, 2012
Women with breast cancer for whom chemotherapy is most critical are most likely to begin treatment.
- November 21, 2012
Author and Reiki Master Raven Keyes' work with CUMC surgeon Dr. Sheldon Feldman is featured in "Whole Living" magazine.
- October 22, 2012
If you missed our web chat on breast cancer with oncologist Dawn Hershman, you can read still read the transcript.
- October 19, 2012
Dr. Katherine Crew found that an extract in green tea, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit tumor cell growth, migration and invasion.
Source:New York Daily NewsOctober 5, 2012
Dr. Alfred Neugut plans to analyze how costs & other factors affect breast cancer treatment adherence--study sponsored by American Cancer Society
- September 20, 2012
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) is one of 50 institutions selected nationwide from more than 700 applications for a “Provocative Questions” grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
- April 11, 2012