Several years ago, Linda Winkler and Scott McIntyre thought they had run out of options for treatment of relapsed lymphoma. An immunotherapy clinical trial changed the path for both patients. "Immunotherapy has been a game-changer for lymphoma patients," said their oncologist, Sonali Smith, MD.
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A unique clinic improves outcomes and increases access to stem cell transplantation for older patients, a group that has not traditionally been eligible for the life-saving procedure.
UChicago Medicine is one of just a few hospitals in the country that will do a unique liver transplant surgery for select patients with certain bile duct and colorectal cancers.
A drug that held great promise in advanced prostate cancer failed in clinical trials. Several years later, a discovery made in a University of Chicago research laboratory renewed hope in its potential.
The University of Chicago Pediatric Cancer Data Commons and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society are working together to bring precision medicine to children and young adults with acute leukemia.
The Sheppach family looks to the 'bright side' by creating a charity to support pediatric cancer research and providing UChicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital with a $500,000 gift.
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