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University of Chicago Medicine medical oncologist and Interim Section Chief of Hematology and Oncology, Sonali M. Smith, MD, and gynecologic oncologist Nita Karnik Lee, MD, MPH, answer common questions about coronavirus for cancer patients, cancer survivors and their loved ones.
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Xavier Keutgen, MD, one of the few surgeons in the country with advanced expertise in extensive removal of neuroendocrine tumors, talks about this rare disease.
A UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital cancer patient made it her life's goal to be a ray of sunshine for others in treatment at Flossmoor Family Care Center.
A new clinical study represents a “historic” step in the treatment of an aggressive form of metastatic colorectal cancer.
New research from the lab of Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD, showed that tumor cells can escape T cell killing during immunotherapy by using “clonal cooperation.” This work suggests that early treatment with immunotherapies may be more effective, before tumor cell heterogeneity emerges.
Even more than two decades after diagnosis, long-term survivors of early-adolescent and young adult cancers have a mortality rate six times higher than the general population.
UChicago Medicine gastroenterologists Dr. Sonia Kupfer and Dr. Neil Sengupta discuss the importance of colon cancer screening, when you should start getting screened and the different kinds of tests available.
Women with dense breasts are more likely to get breast cancer, which is why they should ask for specific supplemental tests for their breast cancer screening.
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.
Chicago EYES on Cancer and researcHStart are innovative programs that prepare high school and undergraduate students for a career in science.
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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.