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As part of UChicago Medicine's community engagement efforts, the public is invited to provide input to inform the services and offerings at what will be the state’s only freestanding comprehensive cancer center.
A no-questions-asked food pantry in the Infusion Therapy Suite is helping feed cancer patients, their families and anyone else dealing with food insecurity.
Dr. Everett Vokes shared his thoughts on the future of oncology and patient care after serving as president of ASCO, oncology's biggest organization.
UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center and UChicago Medicine physicians discuss what they thought were the most impactful studies and innovative trends at the ASCO Annual Meeting.
Oncology professionals from around the world shared the latest clinical cancer advances in every area of cancer research at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to steep declines in cancer screenings, particularly in underserved communities, which have led to decreased diagnoses and could result in thousands of deaths, worsening cancer disparities.
Radiologist Kirti Kulkarni, MD, discusses why patients with dense breasts face an increased risk of breast cancer and may need supplemental tests after a mammogram.
Stress can manifest in the body in many ways, including in stomach or GI discomfort. If your primary care physician identifies symptoms of a chronic GI condition or other warning signs, they may refer you to a gastroenterologist.
Tara Henderson, MD, MPH, has been named the new chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at the University of Chicago Medicine. The renowned cancer specialist will also become service line chief of Pediatric Cancer and Blood Diseases at the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance (CCHA).
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.
The HPV vaccine protects against some of the deadliest, most disfiguring and hard-to-treat cancers. Here is what parents of teens and pre-teens should know about the HPV vaccine.
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– Schedule a virtual video visit to see a provider from the comfort of your home
– Newly diagnosed patients can schedule a 15-minute introductory Express Expert Cancer Opinion virtual session at no cost
– Request an online second opinion from our specialists
To speak to someone directly, please call 1-855-702-8222. If you have symptoms of an urgent nature, please call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.
For Referring Physicians
To refer a patient for cancer care, please call UCM Physician Connect at 1-800-824-2282.
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