When she found a suspicious lump in her breast, Bonnie Svoboda sought out the comfortable, calm and competent care of Solis Mammography, the mammography partner of University of Chicago Medicine.
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UChicago Medicine is one of the first hospitals in Illinois to offer PSMA PET Imaging, a powerful new tool that’s more accurate than previously used diagnostic scans and promises improved prostate cancer care.
UChicago Medicine radiologist Kirti Kulkarni, MD, and genetic counselor Feighanne Hathaway, MS, CGC, talk about breast screening mammography, other breast imaging technologies, the role of genetics and family history in breast cancer risk and prevention, and more.
A new study sheds light on how a critical protein, known as CUX1, plays a significant role as a gatekeeper for keeping therapy-related myeloid neoplasms from developing.
Public health researchers at the University of Chicago examine the impact of laws requiring that women be notified that they have dense breasts after a mammogram.
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist Tara Henderson, MD, MPH, shares research findings and discusses implications for managing long-term health risks in childhood cancer survivors.
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.
UChicago Medicine is expanding and improving its breast cancer screening services, adding technology to make testing faster, easier and more comfortable.
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.
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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