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Latest from Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center


Women in Oncology: Leukemia Therapies in Humans, for Humans

July 24, 2022

Judith Karp, MD, Azra Raza, MD, and Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD, discuss their proudest career accomplishments, including the investigation of potential treatments using a patient’s first cancerous cell, advances in cytogenetics, and a rational design for clinical trials involving cell cytokinetics..

Women in Oncology: Finding Strength and Support in Community

July 24, 2022

Judith Karp, MD, Azra Raza, MD,, and Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD, discuss how their gender has shaped their professional lives, from working as some of the only female clinical faculty at their institutions to being compared to their male colleagues and denied opportunities when working independently from men.

Women in Oncology: Career Obstacles Turned Into Opportunities

July 11, 2022

Judith Karp, MD; Azra Raza, MD; and Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD, share the challenges they chose to mold into career goals, including developing a new technology to study cell cytokinetics, identifying gene phenotypes, and recognizing that leukemia diseases stem from the same root issues in DNA.

Women in Oncology: How Leukemia Treatment has Changed and Stayed Stagnant Over the Years

July 08, 2022

Judith Karp, MD; Azra Raza, MD; and Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD, highlight the decades-long evolution of the leukemia field and express challenges such as defining the causes of leukemia and developing therapies to treat the disease and mitigate adverse effects like bone pain.

Amivantamab/Lazertinib Combo Demonstrates Durable Activity in EGFR-Mutated NSCLC

June 24, 2022

The combination of amivantamab-vmjw and lazertinib produced encouraging responses with acceptable safety in patients with EGFR-mutated non–small cell lung cancer who progressed on osimertinib and platinum-based chemotherapy.

Pro Presents Interim Results of PRIMO in Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma

May 19, 2022

Dr Pro outlines the current role of duvelisib in peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL), reviews some key adverse effects associated with the agent, and walks us through other important updates in PTCL presented at the 2021 ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition.

It’s Not a Small World for Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

October 27, 2021

Isabel Preeshagul, DO, MBS; Catherine Ann Shu, MD; and Ashish Saxena, MD, PhD, discuss the latest findings in small cell lung cancer based on studies that were presented during the 2021 ESMO Congress, 2021 World Conference on Lung Cancer, and 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting.

Living In a Targeted Therapy Revolution of NSCLC

October 27, 2021

Isabel Preeshagul, DO, MBS; Catherine Ann Shu, MD; and Ashish Saxena, MD, PhD, share insight on the data with novel targeted agents with impressive efficacy in patients with lung cancer, as seen at the 2021 ESMO Congress and the 2021 World Conference on Lung Cancer.

Neoadjuvant and Stage IV Immunotherapy Data Shaking Up Lung Cancer Paradigm

October 27, 2021

Isabel Preeshagul, DO, MBS; Catherine Ann Shu, MD; and Ashish Saxena, MD, PhD, highlight results with immunotherapy in the neoadjuvant and stage IV setting in lung cancer that were presented at the 2021 World Conference on Lung Cancer and the 2021 ESMO Congress.

Adjuvant Immunotherapy Breakthroughs in Lung Cancer from ESMO 2021

October 27, 2021

Isabel Preeshagul, DO, MBS; Catherine Ann Shu, MD; and Ashish Saxena, MD, PhD, discuss breakthroughs in adjuvant immunotherapy in lung cancer from data presented at the 2021 ESMO Congress and 2021 World Conference on Lung Cancer.