green and red labeled cells in immunofluorescent image
2023 Sep 13

Study Reveals Why Cancer May Spread To The Spine

The vertebral bones that form the spine are derived from a distinct type of stem cell that secretes a protein favoring tumor metastases, according to a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine. The discovery opens... Read more
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2023 Jul 31

Awards and Honors: July 2023

Dr. James Bussel , professor emeritus of pediatrics, was awarded the Henry M. Stratton Medal from the American Society of Hematology (ASH). The award seeks to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to... Read more
Hope Hughes with her wife Kathy Kayse and their 17-year-old son, Justin Kayse-Hughes.
2023 Jul 06

How Immunotherapy Offered a New Lease on Life

“I was one of those people who never gets sick,” she remembers. But one day in the spring of 2017, Hope Hughes noticed a spot of blood in her urine. The busy 64-year-old, who worked as a management consulting executive in... Read more
Tumor cell-derived EVPs induced accumulation of lipid droplets in the mouse liver. Green, lipid droplet. Blue, DAPI. Credit: Gang Wang, Jianlong Li, David Lyden.
2023 May 24

Cancers in Distant Organs Alter Liver Function

Cancers often release molecules into the bloodstream that pathologically alter the liver, shifting it to an inflammatory state, causing fat buildup and impairing its normal detoxifying functions, according to a study from... Read more
Blood cancer cells
2023 May 17

What You Need to Know About Blood Cancers

Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are cancers of the blood and bone marrow. They start when something goes awry with hematopoietic stem cells—immature cells that can develop into any type of blood cell. Myeloid cells, also... Read more