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Five teams of researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical Center have been awarded pilot grants to fund a diverse set of precision medicine research.
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After Patti Murillo-Casa beat cervical cancer, she had another fight for her health - depression led to weight gain and a series of other health issues. After losing 113 pounds, Patti is a group fitness instructor specializing in senior fitness and cancer recovery fitness, sharing her story with others to inspire change.
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July 6, 2020
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Member Spotlight: Jianlong Wang, PhD

New member Jianlong Wang’s motivation to devote a career to cancer is personally rooted. In 1988, he lost his 16-year-old brother to leukemia and has since witnessed other family members and friends succumb to the disease. Learn more about Dr. Wang and his research using proteomic studies of stem cells to understand the foundations of cancer.
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While cases of COVID-19 infiltrated New York City in the spring, claiming the city as an epicenter of the pandemic, a grassroots effort was underway by hospitals and cancer centers to collect real-time patient data to study the clinical impact of COVID-19 on patients with cancer.
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In a new study published this week in Nature Medicine, Benjamin Izar, MD, PhD and colleagues provide a deep analysis of the molecular landscape of high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC).
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The American Cancer Society is recognizing Dr. Dawn Hershman with an ACS research professorship, a lifelong designation, for her leading work in improving cancer care delivery and cancer health outcomes, particularly in breast cancer.
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Congratulations to Dr. Adolfo Ferrando for receiving the Dameshek Prize by ASH, honoring his incredible work in researching novel, improved therapies for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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HICCC member Dr. Raul Rabadan has authored a new book, Understanding Coronavirus, to provide readers an accessible overview about the novel virus and COVID-19 pandemic.
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