Search All News
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.
Source:ASCO PostFebruary 25, 2013
5 new leukemia clinician-scientists have joined the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NYPH/CUMC: Drs. Mark Frattini, Mark Heaney, Joseph Jurcic, Nicole Lamanna, & Todd Rosenblat.
- February 20, 2013
Omega-3 lipid emulsions protect brain after stroke in mouse study
- February 19, 2013
It's not just amyloid; white matter hyperintensities may be a second necessary factor for the development of Alzheimer’s.
- February 19, 2013
Dr. Carla Shatz Honored With the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology
- February 13, 2013
Study in Nature could lead to taste modulators to help control our appetite for salty food
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.