Physicians Sonia Kupfer, MD, and Kevin Roggin, MD, discuss the genetic factors of stomach cancer, the comprehensive care offered at UChicago Medicine, such as personalized assessments and preventive options, as well as the unique resources available.
Why does an NCI designation matter?
UChicago Medicine is designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, the most prestigious recognition possible for a cancer institution. We have more than 200 physicians and scientists dedicated to defeating the disease.Why does NCI designation matter for cancer care?
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With more than 200 cancer specialists, innovative treatments and leading-edge research, we're attacking cancer from every angle.
As a lead site for the Clinical Trials Network, we have more than 300 open therapeutic trials and enroll more than 1,000 patients each year.
The Latest in Cancer Care & Research
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UChicago Medicine pediatric oncologists James LaBelle, MD, PhD, and Jennifer McNeer, MD, discuss the advances in cancer treatments and care for teens and young adults with cancer. Plus a special visit from a patient and first baseman Anthony Rizzo.
Navigating the health care system can be a challenge for any patient — let alone someone who has just been diagnosed with a serious condition like cancer. A patient navigator can help.
Cancer treatments can leave survivors of childhood cancer at risk for complications later in life. A new study shows female childhood cancer survivors are six times more likely than the general population to be diagnosed with breast cancer.
A computational software program developed by UChicago researchers can help identify "driver genes," or those with mutations most likely to cause cancer.
An exciting new field in cancer research is understanding how modifications to RNA, the molecule that carries DNA’s “message” to the protein-making machinery of the cell, can play a role in many types of cancer.
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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Research at UChicago Medicine played a key role in the development of this exciting new immunotherapy for advanced blood cancers.