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!
- December 22, 2022
As cancer research continues to evolve, engagement across diverse domains of expertise has become essential for real progress.
- November 30, 2022
Peter encourages others to look into clinical trials and not lose hope.
- November 14, 2022
Ten years ago, Jan Hilgeman was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. Today, she is grateful to her care team and the friends and family who have stood by her side every step of the way.