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Studies exploring metformin’s power to prevent prostate cancer progression have been inconclusive. Columbia research now shows that the drug has promise, but only for specific patients.
- November 24, 2021
The rate of cervical cancer among women living in neighborhoods with the lowest socioeconomic indices is nearly two times higher than the rate among those who live in areas with the highest indices.
- November 22, 2021
Two new Columbia specialists in stomach cancer treatment and research explain what you should know about one of the world's most common cancers.
- November 16, 2021
A Columbia study may lead to stomach cancer screening guidelines, especially for Black and Hispanic Americans who have a greater risk of developing or dying from stomach cancer than white Americans.
- November 12, 2021
Recent observations suggest that surgery is possible for some pancreatic cancer patients who are initially deemed inoperable.
- October 29, 2021
Here’s what Columbia doctors want you to remember when the pink ribbons disappear as breast cancer awareness month ends.
- 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.
- 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.