Skin Cancer

New Chief of Hematology/Oncology Named

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has named leading physician-scientist Dr. Gary Schwartz chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine and associate director for research of its Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Narrow-Spectrum UV Light May Reduce Surgical Infections

New findings suggest that narrow-spectrum UV light could dramatically reduce surgical infections – which remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing up to 8,200 patients a year in the U.S. – without damaging human tissue