A two-day training allows survivors of cervical cancer to turn their personal experiences with cancer into advocacy to help others.
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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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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.
Treatment with the drug olaparib significantly reduced the risk of disease progression or death from metastatic pancreatic cancer, according to findings from its phase-III clinical trial.
Orlando provided a sunny backdrop for the world’s largest meeting dedicated to blood cancers. Faculty, staff and trainees from the UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center were invited to present their latest research and clinical updates.
The Institute for Population and Precision Health (IPPH) at UChicago is sending mobile units into the surrounding neighborhoods to enroll community participants for various public health studies.
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.
Mary Baim, a smoker for 60 years, didn't think she could stop. Then she joined UChicago Medicine's Courage to Quit program, and hasn't had a cigarette in more than a year.
Chicago EYES on Cancer and researcHStart are innovative programs that prepare high school and undergraduate students for a career in science.
Cancer researchers reflect on their experiences mentoring high school and undergraduate students who are interested in a cancer research career path.
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.
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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.