Tag: Cancer

Rock band tunes in to cancer care

Bridging the gap between pediatric and adult oncology care is paramount for Teen Cancer America, a charity designed to help hospitals and health care professionals achieve this goal. Started by

A foundation of giving

Walk through downtown Chicago and you’re more than likely to come across something built by F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen. The construction company, founded in 1975, has touched nearly every aspect

Two disciplines, one goal

“Don’t you work at the hospital?” Elliott Sigal asked the young woman in front of him in the cafeteria line. He had seen Ruth Leff at work and around the

Athlete inspires thousands to give

When it came to swimming, Ted Mullin’s motto was “leave it in the pool.” Mullin, who at 22 died of synovial sarcoma, a rare malignant tumor, was a collegiate athlete

Training future leaders in young adult cancer care

In 2008, UChicago Medicine physician-scientists Wendy Stock, MD, and the late James Nachman, MD, made a discovery that dramatically altered the way doctors treat adolescents and young adults with cancer. Ten

Arming the brilliant minds in our backyard

When Stephanie Harris’s mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she searched the world for the number one mind specializing in that area. It just so happened that that person was

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