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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.
Columbia’s cell therapy lab, which creates customized cell therapies, is testing its first product, T cells trained to fight dangerous infections in transplant patients.
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.
- February 20, 2014
The American Medical Association has honored P&S student Gregory Joice for his research.
- January 23, 2014
Breast cancer study in mice suggests that radiation therapy to unaffected breast could reduce risk of second cancer.
- January 21, 2014
Common type of leukemia may start with a change in bone cells.
- January 6, 2014
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has named leading physician-scientist Dr. Gary Schwartz chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine and associate director for research of its Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.
- November 21, 2013
While smoking rates are down in the U.S., electronic cigarette sales are rising. Experts warn that these smokeless devices are not risk free.
- November 18, 2013
On Saturday, November 16, the Columbia University Department of Surgery hosted Lung Cancer Awareness Day at the medical center campus, in Washington Heights.
- November 8, 2013
In August 2013, a large study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that following a high quality diet may help to reduce one’s risk for developing pancreatic cancer.
- October 31, 2013
Utilizing the latest techniques in molecular biology and genetics, the married team of Cory Abate-Shen and Michael Shen are tackling metastatic prostate cancer.
- October 28, 2013
Radiation exposure from breast cancer treatment is associated with a small risk of developing heart disease later in life, but the risk is now lower than it was 20 years ago.
- October 18, 2013
Isobel Hoevers has co-founded a line of high-end medical ID jewelry that is both functional and fashionable, with a portion of the profits funding research at the Medical Center.