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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.
- January 28, 2013
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center has welcomed five new clinician-scientists specializing in leukemia.
- December 17, 2012
"Cancer biology is in the midst of a major transition that has led from a primary focus on oncogenes to a focus on systems," say the Columbia editorial authors, Dr. Victor Grann and Maxine Ashby-Thompson.
- December 10, 2012
Women with breast cancer for whom chemotherapy is most critical are most likely to begin treatment.
- November 15, 2012
Link between kidney defects and neurodevelopmental delays in kids
- 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.