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Meet Dr. Luqman Dad, head and neck cancer specialist who is dedicated to enhancing cancer care, here and abroad.
The awardees are proposing innovative clinical trials that aim to advance treatment and interventions for multiple areas of health and medicine.
Source:Mailman School of Public Health
Breast density awareness is linked to heightened uncertainty about cancer risk and screening choices among Spanish-speaking women in Northern Manhattan, according to a study led by Parisa Tehranifar.
Meet HICCC member Yvon Woappi, PhD, whose childhood fascination with science and inspiration taken from his late father, also a scientist, helped shape his career trajectory today.
- September 9, 2021
The new $10 million Columbia-Pfizer Clinical Trials Diversity Initiative will aim to reduce health disparities by increasing the participation of underrepresented minorities in clinical trials.
- March 23, 2021
Researchers at the HICCC and three collaborating institutions have been awarded a $6 million grant from Stand Up To Cancer® for their proposal to address lack of diversity in cancer clinical trials.
- February 25, 2021
Dr. Fatemeh Momen-Heravi is the recipient of a prestigious Science of the Patient grant to fund her research into the existing racial disparities in head and neck cancer.
- February 6, 2021
A Q+A with orthopedic surgical oncologist Dr. Wakenda Tyler and her focus in cancer disparities research and promoting racial and social justice at Columbia and the field of orthopedics.