Clinical trials offer important treatment options for some patients and, now, newly passed legislation permits low-income Illinoisans to participate at no extra cost.
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The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are safe for people with compromised immune systems, but they should discuss timing of the shots with their physician.
Cancer specialists Sonali Smith, MD, and Olwen Hahn, MD, answer questions about the vaccines' safety and effectiveness for cancer patients.
The 62nd ASH Annual Meeting brought blood cancer experts together virtually to share the latest scientific and clinical advances in hematological malignancies. UChicago Medicine faculty presented new research and received prestigious awards.
Adekunle “Kunle” Odunsi, MD, PhD, has been appointed as the Director of the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center, effective March 1, 2021.
Impressive new breast screening technologies, like breast-shaped mammogram paddles and high-speed MRIs, are helping make breast cancer testing more comfortable, accurate and convenient.
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.
View video interviews with UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center experts on OncLive. Our physicians and scientists are featured commenting on the latest advances in cancer research and care.
Medical oncologist Alexander T. Pearson, MD, PhD, and nurse navigator Patricia Heinlen, BSN, RN, discuss head and neck cancer, including the HPV vaccine and how new treatment approaches are tailored to each patient's cancer type, making treatments more effective while reducing side effects.Watch Video Watch Video With Transcript