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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.
Columbia researchers win pilot grants to address cancer challenges in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr. James Church weighs in on the significance of this sweeping change in screening guidelines for colorectal cancer.
A new study finds that cervical cancer screening tests are frequently overused among commercially insured women with average risk of developing cancer.
- May 20, 2021
The HICCC joins fellow NCI cancer centers to urge the public to complete their HPV vaccinations, and help boost vaccination rates for HPV, which have decreased during the pandemic.
- January 25, 2021
Researchers at the HICCC and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons are piloting a text messaging platform to remind individuals about HPV vaccine appointments.
- June 3, 2020
Data reported by HICCC researchers at ASCO concluded more frequent mammographic screening among early-stage breast cancer patients might not confer additional benefit at the expense of potential harm.