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Researchers have found why cancer cells in oxygen-depleted environments are forced to rely on fat imports, a finding that could lead to new ways to understand and slow down tumor growth.
Columbia cancer researchers are using systems biology to tackle the complexity of cancer and improve treatment.
Source:Wall Street Journal/APJanuary 29, 2013
In addition, five clinician-scientists in leukemia joined Columbia's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center this month.
- January 28, 2013
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center has welcomed five new clinician-scientists specializing in leukemia.
- December 17, 2012
"Cancer biology is in the midst of a major transition that has led from a primary focus on oncogenes to a focus on systems," say the Columbia editorial authors, Dr. Victor Grann and Maxine Ashby-Thompson.
- December 10, 2012
Women with breast cancer for whom chemotherapy is most critical are most likely to begin treatment.
- November 15, 2012
Link between kidney defects and neurodevelopmental delays in kids
- November 8, 2012
Women who have surgery for ovarian cancer at high-volume hospitals have superior outcomes than similar patients at low-volume hospitals.