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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.
- May 10, 2021
Scientists have found that many esophageal cancers turn on ancient viral DNA embedded in our genome, a finding that could lead to improvements in immunotherapy.
- April 2, 2021
In a new study, Columbia cancer researchers have identified a potential new drug target in lung metastases of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
- March 24, 2021
Columbia cancer researchers are working to increase the representation of people of color in cancer clinical trials and decrease the health equity gap, with the help of Stand Up to Cancer.
- March 11, 2021
Reducing levels of a hormone prevented metastasis and prolonged survival in mice with pancreatic cancer, a study from Columbia has found, which could lead to new treatments for patients.
- March 1, 2021
Using a new technique that uncovers the hidden tricks cancer cells use to resist immunotherapy, Columbia and MIT researchers have discovered why some melanoma patients do not respond to the therapy.
- February 24, 2021
By deploying CRISPR to make the smallest mutations, researchers are learning how subtle changes to genes contribute to disease.
- February 18, 2021
New research may lead to the development of drugs to prevent the nerve damage and pain many cancer patients experience during chemotherapy.
- February 10, 2021
Specialized psychosocial interventions—including meaning-centered psychotherapy—can greatly improve a cancer patient's quality of life and reduce suffering.
- February 5, 2021
Cancer patients on active treatment are 35% less likely to develop COVID-19 than patients not receiving treatment, though those who did test positive for SARS-CoV-2 experienced higher death rates.
- February 1, 2021
Restoring an enzyme that maintains the way chromosomes are packed inside cells may lead to new therapies for some blood cancers, according to a new study by Columbia researchers.