Precision medicine for lung cancer is now allowing some patients to live for years with advanced disease, and better therapies are in the works.
Daniel Seidman, author of “Smoke-Free in 30 Days,” will participate in a blogtalkradio show Nov. 17 in advance of this year’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20.
A CUMC study found that the use of generic aromatase inhibitors, which cost considerably less than their brand-name counterparts, increased treatment adherence by 50 percent.
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.
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.
Columbia surgeons and radiation oncologists deliver precise radiotherapy immediately following cancer tumor removal.