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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.
CNN Health talks to Dr. Joel Gabre on the increase of colorectal cancer diagnoses among younger patients.
Dr. June Hou sheds light on physician recommendations that urge women undergoing some surgeries to have their fallopian tubes removed at the same time to prevent ovarian cancer.
HICCC experts on recent findings that underscore increased cancer risk to the use of UVA-emitting nail polish dryers and gel manicures.
Source:Mailman School of Public HealthFebruary 10, 2023
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.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomJanuary 18, 2023
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.
- 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 NewsroomMay 26, 2022
The comprehensive lung cancer screening program brings together physicians and nurse practitioners from multiple disciplines to provide care for smokers and ex-smokers at high risk for lung cancer.
- April 29, 2022
Expert geneticist Dr. Wendy Chung takes us through the ever-evolving genetics landscape and its revolutionary impact in cancer.
- 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.
- December 10, 2021
Researchers from the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center presented new research on breast cancer risk prediction at the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
- July 13, 2021
Columbia researchers win pilot grants to address cancer challenges in sub-Saharan Africa.
- June 17, 2021
Dr. James Church weighs in on the significance of this sweeping change in screening guidelines for colorectal cancer.