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Dr. Navas-Acien sheds light on cancer-causing substances in drinking water, how certain groups are disproportionally affected, and the impact of climate change on cancer risk.
In an interview with USA Today, Lauren Friedlander, MD, discusses the FDA's new requirements that providers inform patients about their breast density during mammograms.
The COMMUNITY Center aims to study multiple chronic diseases, including cancer, by working with community partners to produce sustainable interventions that will result in health equity.
Bringing awareness to human papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer, expert Dr. Fatemeh Momen-Heravi, shares facts about HPV-related cancer risk factors and prevention.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomJanuary 11, 2023
The American Academy of Pediatrics has just updated guidance on childhood obesity, recommending a more proactive approach. HICCC member Dr. Jennifer Woo Baidal discusses the impact of this shift.
- January 4, 2023
High schooler Oriana Parsa, an alumna of the HICCC's YES! in THE HEIGHTS program, strives to spread cancer prevention awareness through her growing campaign to promote HPV vaccination rates.
- December 9, 2022
A significantly lower proportion of Hispanic and Black women who underwent screening received 3D mammograms, according to a new study presented at the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
- October 24, 2022
While medical experts agree that women should all get screened, the age at which screening should begin is an area of controversy, leaving patients confused as to what they should do.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomOctober 17, 2022
Nearly half of all women have dense breasts. But many are not aware that having dense breasts comes with an elevated risk of breast cancer and that they could benefit from additional imaging tests.
Source:Columbia NewsSeptember 19, 2022
In our latest Disruptors column, Andrea Baccarelli and Stacia Nicholson explain how our bodies might adapt to a warming planet and the resulting increased cancer rates.
- April 1, 2022
"My role is to ... be more than just the connector in the community, but also the link between the clinical world and the community," says HICCC Community Advisory Board Member Dr. Ginny Mantello.
- February 22, 2022
A distinguished leader in surgery, medicine, and academia, Dr. Forde applied a strong but gentle approach to enacting change during his longstanding career.
- January 26, 2022
A new grant from the National Institute of Health will establish a multi-institutional group in New York City to address health disparities in multiple chronic diseases.
- August 18, 2021
New grant addresses skin cancer and HPV cancer prevention in Staten Island, where melanoma cases are higher than the rest of New York City and HPV vaccination rates have decreased.