Howard University Cancer Center: Mammopalooza Women’s Imaging Center Extended Hours Raffle Winner Announced

Ms. Vermille Davis is the 2015 winner of the Mammopalooza Extended Hours Raffle. We were able to screen 14 women this year. We would like to think Ms. Roberta Bell, MSN and the nursery staff for their donation of the Mammopalooza gift basket.  


 

 

Upcoming Events

Men Take Ten Prostate Cancer Screening
Monthly event on every 3rd Wednesday
from 1 PM - 3 PM
,
Basement, Howard University Cancer Center.

For more information, contact Administrative Office (202) 806-7697

S.E.E.D.S. Cancer Support Group
Meets monthly on every 4th Tuesday from 10:00 am - 11:30 am,
HU Cancer Center, Room 209.


For more information, contact (202) 865-4655.

 
 

DO YOU NEED A MAMMOGRAM OR PAP TEST?

Are you age 40 – 64? 

Are you Uninsured or Underinsured (Medicare Part A)?

If you answered yes to both of these questions then you may be able to get a
Free Mammogram and Pap Test! 

 HUCC Offers a Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program for eligible women from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. 

For more information or to find out if you qualify,
call
(202) 865-4655. 

*Funded by DC Department of Health
Project WISH*

 

Leadership in Cancer Care & Research

The unique aspect of Howard University Cancer Center (HUCC) is our natural ability and strength to address cancer disparities with an emphasis on those cancers that disproportionately impact African-Americans, in particular. There are three overarching programmatic areas in the Cancer Center:
(1) cancer biology;
(2) cancer etiology; and
(3) cancer prevention, control, and population sciences;
whereby cancer disparities represent the underlying theme of the research focus... More »»

Speakers' Bureau

Howard University Cancer Center’s Speakers’ Bureau is a resource of oncology professionals available to speak to faith-based organizations, businesses, schools, community-based organizations, civic groups, social clubs and agencies to provide information on a variety of cancer-related topics.

To request a speaker please complete the Speakers’ Bureau request form. Please submit request at least 30 days in advance of the event date. For assistance, please call (202) 865-5399 or (202) 806-7697.

Faculty Publications
Vitamin E succinate induces ceramide-mediated apoptosis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in vitro and in vivo. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Mar 15;14(6):1840-8. Gu X, Song X, Dong Y, Cai H, Walters E, Zhang R, Pang X, Xie T, Guo Y, Sridhar R, Califano JA. Department of Oral Diagnostic Service, College of Dentistry; Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Radiation Oncology, and Cancer Center,College of Medicine.
 
Vitamin E Succinate induces Ceramide-Mediated Apoptosis in head and neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma In vitro and In vivo. Clin Cancer Res. 14, No.6 (15 Mar 2008): 1840-8. Gu Xinbin, Song X, Dong Y, Cai Hui, Walters Eric, Zhang Renshu, Pang Xiaowu, Xie T, Guo Y, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Califano JA.
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