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Researchers in Columbia's medical and engineering schools have edited a strain of non-pathogenic bacteria to colonize solid tumors in mice and safely deliver potent immunotherapies.
Barring ovarian cancer surgery at low-volume hospitals could limit access to care for many rural and underserved patients, a new study has found.
Leading physician and researcher, Lisa Kachnic, MD, will lead Columbia's department of radiation oncology.
- July 30, 2014
Columbia experts worked together to offer an innovative option to a pregnant woman needing radiation therapy for a fast-growing brain tumor.
- July 22, 2014
Patients considering morcellation should be counseled about the prevalence of cancerous and precancerous conditions prior to undergoing the procedure.
- July 9, 2014
The new 2014 Irving Scholars are Siddhartha Mukherjee, Carolyn Rodriguez, Bret Rutherford, and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann.
- June 25, 2014
Several drugs in development for pancreatic cancer dissolve the dense tissue that surrounds and protects the tumors, but new research shows why some may not work.
- June 19, 2014
For the first time, a therapy has been found that can delay progression of metastatic uveal melanoma, a rare and deadly form of melanoma of the eye.
Source:MedPage TodayJune 9, 2014
- May 16, 2014
People diagnosed with celiac disease are not at increased risk of melanoma, researchers at CUMC and Karolinska Institutet have found.
- May 12, 2014
Two genes together drive the most lethal forms of prostate cancer; could lead to diagnostic test and new treatments.