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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.
In a new study of mice, Columbia researchers found that an experimental drug that breaks down an amino acid slows pancreatic tumor growth by causing ferroptosis, an unusual form of cell death.
- September 20, 2013
The New York Thyroid Center, with the Section of Endocrine Surgery at NYP/Columbia, now offers a streamlined way to evaluate thyroid nodules.
- September 11, 2013
A new genetic test may help determine which men with early prostate cancer can avoid surgery or other invasive treatment.
- September 9, 2013
The new Irving Radiation Oncology Center, a 12,500-square-foot facility, provides leading-edge precision radiation therapies and the most advanced diagnostic imaging for children and adults with cancer.
- August 29, 2013
With an HHMI fellowship, Columbia medical student Eli Sayegh is taking a year off from school to research a new theory about brain cancer.
- August 9, 2013
Some take vitamin supplements to prevent cancer or to prevent a recurrence and prolong life after a cancer diagnosis. But do these supplements work?
- August 5, 2013
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.