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  • New Columbia research suggests that targeting neighboring bone cells may be a better strategy than targeting malignant stem cells to treat acute myeloid leukemia.

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  • In the face of daunting disparities in health care, the medical community can take small steps that make a difference, a Columbia orthopedic surgeon writes.


    Wakenda Tyler, MD, Columbia University orthopedic surgeon
  • The National Cancer Act, signed into law Dec. 23, 1971, funded the expansion of cancer research and care at Columbia. Today, with plans for a new clinical building, the future looks bright.


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  • Innovation and discovery are at the heart of Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center's mission to reduce the burden of cancer. Learn more in the HICCC's 2021 annual report.

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