Emily Landon, MD, breaks down what people should know about COVID-19 booster shots and why third doses are recommended for people who are immunocompromised.
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.Find a cancer expert.
Comprehensive Cancer Center
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.
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A physician's keen eye and thorough exam led to an unexpected cancer diagnosis and surgery for a patient who received care across the UChicago Medicine system.
The prestigious SPORE grant from the National Cancer Institute supports work to develop new and better therapies for ovarian cancer.
Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD, the Arthur L. and Lee G. Herbst Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UChicago Medicine, will receive a $6.7M grant to support his research on metastatic ovarian cancer.
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.
UChicago Medicine is expanding and improving its breast cancer screening services, adding technology to make testing faster, easier and more comfortable.
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.
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.
Telemedicine at UChicago Medicine
For your convenience and safety, we offer secure and easy virtual visits with our cancer experts for most non-urgent visit types. Our care providers can assess your symptoms, recommend treatment and send prescriptions to your pharmacy.
The Express Expert Cancer Opinion program provides newly diagnosed patients a 15-minute introductory virtual session with a world-renowned cancer expert at no cost.
Whether you are facing a complex health issue or a difficult treatment decision, getting a second opinion can help you make an informed decision about your care. Get an online second opinion from one of our experts without having to leave home.
Convenient Locations for Cancer Care
– 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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As one of only two NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in Illinois, UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center brings breakthrough treatments and more than 300 therapeutic clinical trials to patients as quickly as possible.