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Columbia’s researchers have opened a trial of a noninvasive, focused ultrasound approach to open the blood-brain barrier, enabling higher concentrations of an effective drug to enter the brain.
In the past decade, physicians have recommended that women undergoing some surgeries have their fallopian tubes removed at the same time to prevent ovarian cancer.
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.
- October 19, 2021
Columbia University's chief of breast imaging, Elise Desperito, MD, clarifies conflicting advice on mammography and urges all women to be evaluated for their breast cancer risk.
- October 15, 2021
Columbia breast cancer patient Karin Diamond credits regular mammograms for catching her cancer early and her surgeon's use of intraoperative radiation for keeping her cancer-free.
- October 8, 2021
Overall survival for breast cancer has improved by about 40% since the 1980s. Precision medicine and new screening tests may lead to even better outcomes in the future.
- October 4, 2021
The 2021 edition of Velocity raised $1.1 million to support cancer research and care at Columbia University's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.
- September 30, 2021
Despite clinical guidelines that advocate surgery as a first step, a Columbia study suggests many patients with advanced ovarian cancer should be treated with chemotherapy before surgery.
- September 29, 2021
Just 17 when diagnosed with advanced cervical cancer, Sheneque Hanse is now in remission after two years of treatment and eager to start a career in health care to help others with cancer.
- September 9, 2021
With $10 million from Pfizer, the Initiative aims to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities in clinical trials and enhance the diversity of clinical researchers.
- September 3, 2021
Yoon, a surgical oncologist expert in the treatment of gastric cancer, sarcoma, and melanoma, is also the new vice chair of surgical oncology research and education in the Department of Surgery.
- August 11, 2021
Columbia dermatologist Larisa Geskin, MD, explains who needs to use sunscreen, the difference between sunscreen and sunblock, and other questions about protecting the skin from the sun.
- July 26, 2021
A new robotic device from researchers at VP&S and Columbia Engineering could help guide recovery after treatment for head and neck cancer.