The first CAR T-cell therapy patient to be treated in Illinois reflects on the past four years, grateful to have his normal life back.
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Triple-negative breast cancer survivor, who received her treatment at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital, uses fashion to inspire and encourage fellow cancer patients.
Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps the immune system to fight cancer. Oncologists Michael R. Bishop, MD, and Sonali Smith, MD, discuss how it’s revolutionizing the way we treat certain blood cancers.
A recent study from UChicago Medicine shows how a simple blood test can better identify which patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma are at risk for relapse.
Several universities are teaming up with the University of Chicago in an $8.8 million cloud-based initiative to harness the nation’s cancer data to advance cancer treatment and care.
Breast cancer survivors Roz Varon and Pam Henson discuss their stories. Then UChicago Medicine cancer and chemotherapy researchers, M. Eileen Dolan, PhD, and Carolyn Bruzdzinski, PhD, discuss advances in breast cancer research.
The giant vegetable and herb garden on the roof of Parking Garage B is providing free, fresh food for cancer and bariatric patients and helping raise thousands of dollars for charity.
With kids enjoying summer break, daylight getting longer, and people spending more time outdoors under the hot sun, now is a good time to remind ourselves of ways to prevent skin cancer.
For the second year in a row, UChicago Medicine held an event called “Survive. Thrive. Celebrate.” to honor cancer survivors and their caregivers.
A student from the Chicago EYES on Cancer research training program shares her experiences working with UChicago Medicine faculty and working on her own research projects.
UChicago Medicine oncologist Richard Larson will receive one of the field's top honors, the 2019 Henry M. Stratton Medal from the American Society of Hematology.
Cancers of the digestive system usually develop by chance or are related to a risk factor such as smoking or obesity. But in some cases, it runs in families and the risk of getting cancer is passed down from generation to generation.
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Chef Triumphs Over Tongue Cancer
Cancer specialists across the country told top chef Grant Achatz that his only option for treating a stage 4 tumor was to remove most of his tongue. The head and neck cancer team at UChicago Medicine offered him a different approach, one that saved his tongue and his life.