Acupuncture significantly eased joint pain for a majority of women undergoing a common form of breast cancer treatment, a new study found.
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.
Cancer researchers at Columbia have discovered three genes that undermine the DNA repair process and promote tumor formation in cells with BRCA mutations.
Using electron microscopy, CUMC biologists have captured the first detailed images of a calcium membrane pore in action, revealing a potential target for treating cancer.