Using an innovative algorithm, CUMC researchers have found that loss of a gene called KLHL9 is the driving force behind the most aggressive form of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer.
Research from Columbia shows that nerves play a critical role in stomach cancer growth and blocking nerve signals using surgery or Botox® could provide an effective therapy for the disease.
Patients considering morcellation should be counseled about the prevalence of cancerous and precancerous conditions prior to undergoing the procedure.
For the first time, a therapy has been found that can delay progression of metastatic uveal melanoma, a rare and deadly form of melanoma of the eye.
Dr. Robert Klitzman applauded Jolie’s prophylactic breast cancer surgery but says it raises moral questions about gene patents.