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When John Beeching was diagnosed with lung cancer he was told he had six months to a year left, and that was three years ago. He is grateful to his oncologist, Dr. Catherine Shu and his care team at Columbia/NewYork-Presbyterian for giving him newfound hope.
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Seven members of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) have been named as 2020 Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate, landing them among the most influential researchers in the world.
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November 17, 2020
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Addressing Disparities in Breast Cancer

As physicians and researchers explore causes and treatments for cancer, they are also uncovering significant differences, or ‘disparities,’ in the number of cases of cancer and outcomes of cancer based on race and ethnicity, on gender and age, on a patient’s geographic location, or on their personal financial means. In breast cancer, a building body of research has revealed multitude of cancer care disparities, and patients who are among the minority underserved demographic are hit the hardest.
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November marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month, and in this in-depth Q+A, Dr. Gulam Manji takes us through the exciting advances in pancreatic cancer treatment and research.
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Anthony Rafaniello shares his personal battle with pancreatic cancer.
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Congratulations go to Drs. Benjamin Izar and Chao Lu for receipt of the 2020 V Scholar Grants.
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Adam Bass, MD, a leading physician-scientist in the field of cancer genomics and gastrointestinal cancer, will join the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) at Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian as the founding director of the Center for Precision Cancer Medicine and director of gastrointestinal oncology.
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