Columbia researchers have identified two new breast cancer genes that also cause Lynch syndrome.
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.
“This study is one of the first to evaluate the course of PTSD after a diagnosis of breast cancer,” said lead author, CUMC's Dr. Alfred Neugut.
Women with breast cancer for whom chemotherapy is most critical are most likely to begin treatment.
Author and Reiki Master Raven Keyes' work with CUMC surgeon Dr. Sheldon Feldman is featured in "Whole Living" magazine.