The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only two NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in New York City and one of only three in New York State.
Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa—reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by CUMC scientists.
Study compares robot-assisted surgery with conventional laparoscopic surgery for benign gynecologic conditions.
Columbia University will award the 2014 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to James P. Allison, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Columbia surgeons and radiation oncologists deliver precise radiotherapy immediately following cancer tumor removal.
New students took a break from orientation activities to play with Ely, a 180-pound Irish Wolfhound and certified pet therapy animal.
There are various ways to ease kids’ pain and anxiety about vaccinations.
Research from David Sulzer’s lab suggests that a delay in the normal elimination of excess synapses in the brain may be a common cause of autism.
The Spanish-language and cultural-immersion program trains students to provide care for Spanish-speaking immigrants.
New York City high school students spent the summer doing neuroscience research in CUMC labs.
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.
Having experienced the benefits of CUMC’s “pipeline” programs, medical student wants to help those from similarly disadvantaged backgrounds.
CUMC Celebrates acknowledges faculty, staff, and students at CUMC who receive major research grants or earn prestigious honors, as well as gifts made by donors.