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HICCC Announcements

PBS Series Based On HICCC Member Siddhartha Mukherjee's Book

The Ken Burns Documentary debuts March 30th.

Immunotherapy: New Hope For Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer

Dr. Naiyer Rizvi's groundbreaking research published in the March 12 online issue of Science.

Dr. Emerson Explains the Connection Between Stem Cell Mutations and Leukemia

Watch the video on OncLive.

Bone Stem Cells Shown To Regenerate Bones And Cartilage In Adult Mice

The discovery is reported in the online issue of the journal Cell.

Save the Date:

HICCC 2015 Gala: May 6, 2015

We partner with NYP to honor the Irvings.



Patient Care

HICCC is dedicated to state-of-the-art cancer research that fosters the interaction of basic scientists with clinicians to develop new approaches to detection, identification of new targets for therapy. more...

Clinical Trials

The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center offers access to cutting-edge clinical trials. For information about these trials please call (212) 851-4880. more...


The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is home to more than 200 cancer center members. Researchers are organized into eight research programs, and the Cancer Center supports 12 shared resources to facilitate research. more...


For those interested in pursuing a career in cancer research, the HICCC offers Columbia University-affiliated training programs in the areas of basic laboratory research, epidemiology and public health, and clinical science. more...


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May 05, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm EDT
Institute for Cancer Genetics Seminar

Medical Center Campus 1130 St. Nicholas Ave. at 166th St. Irving Cancer Research Center Auditorium - Ground Floor

Tanya Paull, PhD, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, The University of Texas at Austin. Phosphorylation-dependent Regulation of DNA Double-strand Break Repair. Hosted by Shan Zha, MD, and Jean Gautier, PhD.

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