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UChicago Medicine receives American Cancer Society grant for oncology patient navigation program

The American Cancer Society has awarded the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center a grant for a program to enhance oncology patient navigation for cancer patients and their families.

Encouraging new drug helps Northwest Indiana woman with relapsed ovarian cancer

A clinical trial at the University of Chicago Medicine is showing promise for Laura Furmanek, a Northwest Indiana woman with HER2-positive ovarian cancer.

Black women more likely to die from breast cancer: What factors are influencing this disparity and how can they be addressed?

While the death rate for breast cancer in the United States has dropped, Black women are still dying at a nearly 40% higher rate from the disease than white women. What is influencing this disparity and what can be done about it?


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.

Head & Neck Cancer: Q & A

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.

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