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Compared to yearly screening, more frequent mammograms for women treated for early-stage breast cancer did not confer additional benefit, a study from Columbia University oncologists has found.
Seizures are usually considered a side effect of brain cancer, but a new Columbia University study of mice suggests they may also fuel the further growth of brain tumors.
Scientists at Columbia's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center are using technologies developed to study cancer to look for drugs to treat COVID-19 and disarm the virus.
- 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.
- April 18, 2014
New bone marrow transplant unit specializes in cutting-edge treatments for blood cancers and autoimmune diseases.
- April 9, 2014
Important tips on sunglasses and sun exposure from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital experts.
- 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.