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As part of the Biden Administration's Cancer Moonshot initiative, First Lady Jill Biden and Queen Letizia of Spain visited Columbia University's cancer center on Sept. 21.
Jill Biden and Queen Letizia learned about the cancer center's work to transform care, improve diversity and access in clinical trials, and promote diversity and inclusion in science and medicine.
The symposium will feature keynotes by Margaret Foti, chief executive at AACR, and Ned Sharpless, former director of the NCI, along with talks from leading members of the cancer center.
Columbia researchers have found that a protein released by multiple myeloma cells prevents the immune system from attacking the cancer, a finding that could lead to better treatments.
- August 29, 2013
With an HHMI fellowship, Columbia medical student Eli Sayegh is taking a year off from school to research a new theory about brain cancer.
- August 9, 2013
Some take vitamin supplements to prevent cancer or to prevent a recurrence and prolong life after a cancer diagnosis. But do these supplements work?
- August 5, 2013
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.
- June 6, 2013
Dr. Ravi P. Kiran has been named chief and program director of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
- May 20, 2013
New computational tool translates complex data into 2-dimensional images; may allow doctors to track cancer progression.
- May 16, 2013
Columbia licenses 3-D organ and tumor imaging software that aids in planning cancer surgeries and radiation treatments to Varian Medical Systems.