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Columbia’s researchers have opened a trial of a noninvasive, focused ultrasound approach to open the blood-brain barrier, enabling higher concentrations of an effective drug to enter the brain.
In the past decade, physicians have recommended that women undergoing some surgeries have their fallopian tubes removed at the same time to prevent ovarian cancer.
Columbia expert Dr. Fatemeh Momen-Heravi shares facts about HPV-related cancer risk factors and prevention.
A significantly lower proportion of Hispanic and Black women who underwent screening received 3D mammograms, according to a new study presented at the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
- June 8, 2022
A Columbia scientist explains how to avoid carcinogens at cookouts.
- June 3, 2022
Two new studies from Columbia University cancer researchers highlight the risks of persistent opioid use among cancer patients.
- May 24, 2022
The program brings together physicians and nurse practitioners from multiple disciplines to provide care for smokers and ex-smokers who are at high risk for lung cancer and other complications.
- May 19, 2022
Sexual dysfunction is common among female cancer patients but infrequently addressed. Columbia oncologist Christine Chin is working to change that.
- May 4, 2022
Columbia geneticist Wendy Chung reflects on the progress made in cancer genetics and discusses the next frontier of using genetic information to design personalized cancer prevention strategies.
- April 20, 2022
Columbia cancer researchers estimate that 60% of patients in a phase 2 clinical trial will have no sign of their cancer two years after treatment with combination therapy.
- April 11, 2022
Heavy ions could radically improve radiation therapy for cancer treatment, but research is needed to understand how they work. With the aid of a new instrument at Columbia, scientists aim to find out.
- March 30, 2022
The study's findings underscore the importance of identifying different treatments for different subpopulations of glioma patients.
- March 24, 2022
Columbia's Lisa A. Kachnic, MD, a pioneer in radiation oncology, discusses the advancements made in the field of radiotherapy and the innovation to come.
- March 22, 2022
With colon cancer becoming more common in people under 50, screening guidelines have changed.