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The Latest in Cancer Care & Research
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Jacelyn Walsh, a 41-year-old mother of two, relapsed three times in her battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. After trying CAR T-cell therapy at UChicago Medicine, she has hope for the future.
UChicago Medicine's clinical trials for CAR T-cell therapy are showing so much promise for certain blood cancers that more studies are being started, FDA approvals are on the horizon, and pharmaceutical companies are hovering.
A new study provides an answer to why cancer cells consume and use nutrients differently than their healthy counterparts, and how that difference contributes to their survival and growth.
A recent study from UChicago Medicine shows how a simple blood test can better identify which patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma are at risk for relapse.
The giant vegetable and herb garden on the roof of Parking Garage B is providing free, fresh food for cancer and bariatric patients and helping raise thousands of dollars for charity.
With kids enjoying summer break, daylight getting longer, and people spending more time outdoors under the hot sun, now is a good time to remind ourselves of ways to prevent skin cancer.
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.
UChicago Medicine oncologist Richard Larson will receive one of the field's top honors, the 2019 Henry M. Stratton Medal from the American Society of Hematology.
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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.