Radiation exposure from breast cancer treatment is associated with a small risk of developing heart disease later in life, but the risk is now lower than it was 20 years ago.
Columbia’s Wendy Chung, the original plaintiff in the case against Myriad Genetics, says the Supreme Court decision banning gene patents will open a new era of genomic medicine.
Dr. Robert Klitzman applauded Jolie’s prophylactic breast cancer surgery but says it raises moral questions about gene patents.
The annual Pink Game Night hosted by Columbia women’s basketball is Saturday, Feb. 16. Pink Game Night raises awareness and funds for cancer research.
Women with breast cancer for whom chemotherapy is most critical are most likely to begin treatment.