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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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.
A new clinical study represents a “historic” step in the treatment of an aggressive form of metastatic colorectal cancer.
New research from the lab of Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD, showed that tumor cells can escape T cell killing during immunotherapy by using “clonal cooperation.” This work suggests that early treatment with immunotherapies may be more effective, before tumor cell heterogeneity emerges.
Even more than two decades after diagnosis, long-term survivors of early-adolescent and young adult cancers have a mortality rate six times higher than the general population.
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.
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.
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.
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