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A recent rise in a rare lymphoma has been linked to breast implants, but Columbia researchers have found that the risk is extremely low among women who have reconstructive surgery after mastectomy.
Bad weather forced the cancellation of the in-person cycling fundraiser, but participants organized their own bike rides and raised $1.1 million for cancer research and patient care at Columbia.
Jan Hilgeman is one of the rare long-term survivors of pancreatic cancer, and Columbia researchers are now studying her cells in hopes of developing a potential treatment for others with the disease.
An implantable pump that has the potential to transform brain cancer treatment was found safe and effective in people in a study at Columbia University.
- January 30, 2015
Two Columbia University Medical Center faculty members were present today when President Obama provided details of the precision medicine initiative he announced during this year’s State of the Union address.
- January 20, 2015
Azra Raza, an internationally known specialist in the blood disorder myelodysplastic syndrome, sees patients who travel from all over the country to receive the latest therapies and to participate in research studies for this relatively rare condition.
- December 8, 2014
Richard D. Carvajal, MD, has been named director of the Experimental Therapeutics/Phase I program and melanoma service in medical oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, effective Nov. 1, 2014.
- November 12, 2014
Daniel Seidman, author of “Smoke-Free in 30 Days,” will participate in a blogtalkradio show Nov. 17 in advance of this year’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20.
- October 27, 2014
A CUMC study found that the use of generic aromatase inhibitors, which cost considerably less than their brand-name counterparts, increased treatment adherence by 50 percent.
- October 9, 2014
Using an innovative algorithm, CUMC researchers have found that loss of a gene called KLHL9 is the driving force behind the most aggressive form of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer.
- August 27, 2014
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only two NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in New York City and one of only three in New York State.