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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.
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.
- November 8, 2012
Women who have surgery for ovarian cancer at high-volume hospitals have superior outcomes than similar patients at low-volume hospitals.
- October 19, 2012
Dr. Katherine Crew found that an extract in green tea, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit tumor cell growth, migration and invasion.
- October 16, 2012
Cancer patients at NY-Presbyterian/CUMC will have access to a new free American Cancer Society program that provides resources & support.
Source:New York Daily NewsOctober 5, 2012
Dr. Alfred Neugut plans to analyze how costs & other factors affect breast cancer treatment adherence--study sponsored by American Cancer Society
- September 28, 2012
CUMC's Dr. Megan Sykes talks to "The Takeaway" about mouse stand-ins leading the way towards cures, treatment for patients.
Source:The New York TimesSeptember 26, 2012
Megan Sykes, a medical researcher at Columbia, has a mouse with a human immune system — her own. She calls it “Mini-Me.”
- September 20, 2012
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) is one of 50 institutions selected nationwide from more than 700 applications for a “Provocative Questions” grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
- September 5, 2012
David Brenner, PhD, DSc, discusses three aspects of radiation and CT scans—quality control, training, and overuse—that urgently need addressing.
- July 30, 2012
A common & aggressive brain cancer appears to be caused by a genetic mutation -- and targeting it with a drug showed promise in mice.