Cancer

Fall/18

In CAR T-cell therapy, the immune system gets a boost that can be lifesaving.

Fall/18

For the UChicago doctors and molecular engineers working to enlist our own immune systems in the battle against cancer, successes and setbacks alike are critical to making the next leap.

Fall/17

A new type of immunotherapy is helping UChicago Medicine patients. 

06.23.2015

Radiation oncologist Andrew Howard uses comics to help patients understand cancer biology.

Nov–Dec/14

Charis Eng, AB’82, PhD’86, MD’88, discovers key genetic markers linking cancer and autism.

Sept–Oct/14

Researcher Maud Slye’s (EX 1899) contentious career helped open the field of cancer genetics.

July–Aug/14

Simulating a protein that allows cells to run amok, ­researchers hunt for better cancer drugs.

Mar–Apr/14

Researchers show that quality of sleep has a profound effect on cancer growth rates.

Nov–Dec/13

A study of how cancer evades the immune system reveals promising therapeutic potential.