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The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center has been redesignated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the NCI, the federal government’s principal agency for cancer research, care, and training.
A study of cancer patients with COVID-19 finds mortality is significantly higher than in the general population and Black patients are half as likely to receive the antiviral remdesivir.
Compared to yearly screening, more frequent mammograms for women treated for early-stage breast cancer did not confer additional benefit, a study from Columbia University oncologists has found.
- March 27, 2017
A public-private research effort aims to develop more accurate ways of tracking a patient’s response to cancer therapy.
- March 7, 2017
The drug, developed by Columbia and MSK researchers, selectively kills cancer cells and has shown activity against multiple malignancies in pre-clinical studies.
- February 27, 2017
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced that Columbia University Medical Center and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have joined the International Immuno-Oncology Network.
- February 14, 2017
In her JAMA editorial, Columbia oncologist Dawn Hershman says clinical trials show cooling caps reduce hair loss in some women undergoing chemotherapy.
- January 12, 2017
Collaboration will investigate a system biology approach to identifying treatment options for patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
- December 22, 2016
Columbia University researchers have created a user-friendly program that rapidly predicts which genes are implicated in an individual’s cancer and recommends treatments.
- December 16, 2016
Researchers have found that blocking nerve growth factor inhibits the formation of stomach cancers, according to a study in mice.
- December 5, 2016
In a phase 1 study, eight out of 12 patients with relapsed and/or refractory blood cancers responded to a combination of two common chemotherapy drugs.