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CancerFIT—a free exercise program at CUIMC for cancer patients and survivors—offers more than a physical workout, it also provides much-needed support and inspiration.
Columbia biomedical engineers have designed a bacteria strain that seeks out solid tumors and safely delivers immunotherapies, resulting in tumor regression in mouse models.
The three scientists honored by the 2019 Horwitz Prize played key roles in identifying and deciphering the PI3K pathway, which has led to new treatments for several types of cancer.
By learning how contagious cancer spreads among shellfish, scientists hope to better understand how cancer metastasizes in people.
- 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.