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Jan Hilgeman is one of the rare long-term survivors of pancreatic cancer, and Columbia researchers are now studying her cells in hopes of developing a potential treatment for others with the disease.
An implantable pump that has the potential to transform brain cancer treatment was found safe and effective in people in a study at Columbia University.
Columbia's Barbara Pro, MD, widely recognized for her expertise in developing novel drug treatments for lymphoma, shares her insights.
High school students from the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center's summer science program presented their research findings to Columbia scientists at an Oct. 17 poster session.
- June 23, 2022
Researchers have found why cancer cells in oxygen-depleted environments are forced to rely on fat imports, a finding that could lead to new ways to understand and slow down tumor growth.
- June 17, 2022
Columbia cancer researchers are using systems biology to tackle the complexity of cancer and improve treatment.
- June 3, 2022
Two new studies from Columbia University cancer researchers highlight the risks of persistent opioid use among cancer patients.
- May 24, 2022
The program brings together physicians and nurse practitioners from multiple disciplines to provide care for smokers and ex-smokers who are at high risk for lung cancer and other complications.
- May 19, 2022
Sexual dysfunction is common among female cancer patients but infrequently addressed. Columbia oncologist Christine Chin is working to change that.
- May 4, 2022
Columbia geneticist Wendy Chung reflects on the progress made in cancer genetics and discusses the next frontier of using genetic information to design personalized cancer prevention strategies.
- April 20, 2022
Columbia cancer researchers estimate that 60% of patients in a phase 2 clinical trial will have no sign of their cancer two years after treatment with combination therapy.
- April 11, 2022
Heavy ions could radically improve radiation therapy for cancer treatment, but research is needed to understand how they work. With the aid of a new instrument at Columbia, scientists aim to find out.