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.
Columbia experts worked together to offer an innovative option to a pregnant woman needing radiation therapy for a fast-growing brain tumor.
Patients considering morcellation should be counseled about the prevalence of cancerous and precancerous conditions prior to undergoing the procedure.
In preclinical tests, a two-drug combination that blocks cancer’s escape route shows promise against MPNST, an aggressive nerve tumor.
The new 2014 Irving Scholars are Siddhartha Mukherjee, Carolyn Rodriguez, Bret Rutherford, and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann.
New technology allows scientists to dive into the inner world of cells in everything from cancers to mummies. Learn more at lab’s open house on July 10.