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As the days grow longer, and the sun’s rays become stronger and more direct, be mindful that outdoor activities can increase your risk of developing skin cancer.
How you respond can make them feel comforted and supported, or worse.
A Columbia scientist explains how to avoid carcinogens at cookouts.
Columbia researchers have shined new light on how the “dark” part of the genome allows cancer cells to be detected by the immune system, which could lead to better immunotherapies.
- July 30, 2014
Columbia experts worked together to offer an innovative option to a pregnant woman needing radiation therapy for a fast-growing brain tumor.
- July 22, 2014
Patients considering morcellation should be counseled about the prevalence of cancerous and precancerous conditions prior to undergoing the procedure.
- July 11, 2014
In preclinical tests, a two-drug combination that blocks cancer’s escape route shows promise against MPNST, an aggressive nerve tumor.
- July 9, 2014
The new 2014 Irving Scholars are Siddhartha Mukherjee, Carolyn Rodriguez, Bret Rutherford, and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann.
- July 3, 2014
New technology allows scientists to dive into the inner world of cells in everything from cancers to mummies. Learn more at lab’s open house on July 10.
- June 25, 2014
Several drugs in development for pancreatic cancer dissolve the dense tissue that surrounds and protects the tumors, but new research shows why some may not work.
- June 19, 2014
For the first time, a therapy has been found that can delay progression of metastatic uveal melanoma, a rare and deadly form of melanoma of the eye.
Source:MedPage TodayJune 9, 2014
- May 16, 2014
People diagnosed with celiac disease are not at increased risk of melanoma, researchers at CUMC and Karolinska Institutet have found.
- May 12, 2014
Two genes together drive the most lethal forms of prostate cancer; could lead to diagnostic test and new treatments.