Former Notre Dame and Philadelphia Eagles football player Arunas Vasys participated in a clinical trial after being diagnosed with tongue cancer. The reduced-intensity treatment — designed by UChicago Medicine physicians — is offering higher cure rates and a better quality of life to patients with HPV-linked head and neck cancer.
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The UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center is approaching ovarian cancer from all perspectives – from cancer prevention to understanding cancer mechanisms, developing novel therapies and improving survivorship.
Aggressive cancer treatments can increase strain on the heart, so UChicago Medicine cardiologists developed a program to help cancer patients with pre-existing heart conditions.
A study shows certain patients with the pediatric cancer neuroblastoma can be treated with less chemotherapy and maintain excellent survival. The new treatment strategy changes the standard of care for patients.
Public perceptions about how scientific evidence supporting the HPV vaccine is portrayed in society and media may influence whether individuals support public health measures to increase HPV vaccination.
The Institute for Population and Precision Health (IPPH) at UChicago is sending mobile units into the surrounding neighborhoods to enroll community participants for various public health studies.
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.
For the second year in a row, UChicago Medicine held an event called “Survive. Thrive. Celebrate.” to honor cancer survivors and their caregivers.
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.
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.
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