A new Science study from Columbia stem cell researchers has found that the liver is the surprising source of a growth factor that keeps bone marrow stem cells healthy.
A mutation that leads to relapse in many leukemia patients also causes a weakness that could be exploited to kill the cancer cells, Columbia researchers have reported.
Columbia researchers have identified two new breast cancer genes that also cause Lynch syndrome.
A new study shows how stress accelerates pancreatic cancer development. Beta blockers, which block stress hormones, may increase survival for patients with the disease.
The fusion of two adjacent genes can cause cancer by kicking mitochondria into overdrive and increasing the amount of fuel available for rampant cell growth.
Columbia's new Program for Mathematical Genomics will host a two-day symposium in February on cancer genomics and mathematical data analysis.