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UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Two disciplines, one goal
“Don’t you work at the hospital?” Elliott Sigal asked the young woman in front of him...
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A gift for advancing neuroscience research and practice
Issam Awad, MD, director of neurovascular surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, will lead a...
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Legacy of giving propels prostate cancer awareness
Henry “Hank” Strunk of Western Springs, Illinois, was known for his love of fishing, interest in helping...
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Going against the grain to defeat celiac disease
Alissa and Peter W. Carlino wish they could sit down with their three daughters and enjoy a worry-free...
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Athlete inspires thousands to give
When it came to swimming, Ted Mullin’s motto was “leave it in the pool.” Mullin, who...
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Cheering for calm
Hannah Jones made a choice to change her diet and, ultimately, her life. Diagnosed with pediatric epilepsy...
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Cyrus Tang, devoted philanthropist and entrepreneur
Cyrus Tang, former CEO and chairman of Tang Industries, left an important and lasting legacy at the University...
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Training future leaders in young adult cancer care
In 2008, UChicago Medicine physician-scientists Wendy Stock, MD, and the late James Nachman, MD,...
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Smoothing the way for the next generation
Seeking to help generations of medical students fulfill their potential, Anne Hong, MD, and her husband,...
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Arming the brilliant minds in our backyard
When Stephanie Harris’s mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she searched the world for the number...
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