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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.
Researchers at Columbia are tackling cancer disparities in northern Manhattan and surrounding areas through the National Cancer Institute’s network of community-based research programs.
Columbia oncologists are bringing their latest techniques in precision medicine to veterans with advanced prostate cancer.
- 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.
- July 26, 2012
Some cases of glioblastoma, the most common & aggressive form of brain cancer, are caused by the fusion of 2 adjacent genes.