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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.
- 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.
- October 19, 2012
Dr. Katherine Crew found that an extract in green tea, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit tumor cell growth, migration and invasion.
- October 16, 2012
Cancer patients at NY-Presbyterian/CUMC will have access to a new free American Cancer Society program that provides resources & support.
Source:New York Daily NewsOctober 5, 2012
Dr. Alfred Neugut plans to analyze how costs & other factors affect breast cancer treatment adherence--study sponsored by American Cancer Society
- September 28, 2012
CUMC's Dr. Megan Sykes talks to "The Takeaway" about mouse stand-ins leading the way towards cures, treatment for patients.
Source:The New York TimesSeptember 26, 2012
Megan Sykes, a medical researcher at Columbia, has a mouse with a human immune system — her own. She calls it “Mini-Me.”