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Leading physician and researcher, Lisa Kachnic, MD, will lead Columbia's department of radiation oncology.
Anil Rustgi, the new director of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, talks about new ideas in cancer research, the best patient care, and the importance of physician-scientists.
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.
- April 3, 2014
Alfred Neugut, MD, PhD, says it may be time to make aspirin a part of the conventional standard of care for colon cancer.
- March 26, 2014
Early detection of retinoblastoma in children does not improve outcomes, suggests a Mailman study.
- February 20, 2014
The American Medical Association has honored P&S student Gregory Joice for his research.
- January 23, 2014
Breast cancer study in mice suggests that radiation therapy to unaffected breast could reduce risk of second cancer.
- January 21, 2014
Common type of leukemia may start with a change in bone cells.
- January 6, 2014
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has named leading physician-scientist Dr. Gary Schwartz chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine and associate director for research of its Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.
- November 21, 2013
While smoking rates are down in the U.S., electronic cigarette sales are rising. Experts warn that these smokeless devices are not risk free.
- November 18, 2013
On Saturday, November 16, the Columbia University Department of Surgery hosted Lung Cancer Awareness Day at the medical center campus, in Washington Heights.
- November 8, 2013
In August 2013, a large study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that following a high quality diet may help to reduce one’s risk for developing pancreatic cancer.