Black people are nearly twice as likely to die from colorectal cancer than other races. University of Chicago Medicine gastroenterologist Karen Kim, MD, says it's mainly because they're less likely to have preventive screenings. She explains why, and what UChicago Medicine is doing to help.
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Suburban cancer patients are discovering that they can get UChicago Medicine's top-tier, nationally renowned care close to home, thanks to collaborations aimed at making cancer care more convenient.
In this expert Q&A, neuro-oncologist Dr. Deric Park and neurosurgeon Dr. Paramita Das share insights on the different types of brain tumors, the symptoms they may cause and the types of therapies to treat them.
Researchers from the UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center presented contributions to the international audience of cancer researchers at their annual meeting, which was virtual again this year.
A University of Chicago cancer researcher applies skills learned as a chess prodigy to bring his discoveries from the research lab to patients.
Launched in 2016 by then-Vice President Biden, the GDC now contains more than 3.3 petabytes of data and serves more than 50,000 unique users each month.
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.
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Chicago EYES on Cancer and researcHStart are innovative programs that prepare high school and undergraduate students for a career in science.
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