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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.
- September 14, 2016
In mice studies, targeting the SET protein revives p53, a potent tumor suppressor, and prevents cancer growth.
- July 21, 2016
Adding a new drug called olaratumab to traditional chemotherapy increased survival in sarcoma patients, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found.
- July 15, 2016
The three-dimensional structure could help researchers develop novel therapies and diagnostic tools for diseases that are caused by a malfunction in calcium adsorption.
- July 12, 2016
According to a new report published in JAMA Oncology, women with BRCA1 mutations have a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of uterine cancer.
- July 8, 2016
$4 million grant gives Columbia, Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, and NYC Health + Hospitals key role in precision medicine cohort program.
- July 1, 2016
CUMC, NYP, and Weill Cornell are participating in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher quality, more coordinated cancer care.
Source:The New York TimesJune 23, 2016
- June 22, 2016
New research suggests that direct transmission of cancer among marine animals may be much more common than once thought.
- June 22, 2016
Cancer centers announce the establishment of a research consortium focused on accelerating the discovery and development of novel cancer therapeutics and diagnostics for the benefit of patients.
- June 16, 2016
One out of four breast cancer patients skipped hormonal therapy if they previously avoided treating chronic conditions, Columbia researchers found.