Our 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago, the HICCC became one of the first cancer centers in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute, sparking explosive growth and expansion of cancer research and care at Columbia. The $40M grant integrated 23 subprograms in 10 departments and divisions across Columbia University Irving Medical Center. 

The HICCC Today

Today, the HICCC spans 6 schools across Columbia University, and 38 departments, bringing together world-class expertise with one goal: to end cancer, for good. Our researchers and clinicians are transforming cancer care and research, looking at cancer from all angles to pioneer cutting-edge therapies personalized for each patient.  Join us as we celebrate this milestone!