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The University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact

A newly launched campaign at the University of Chicago seeks to raise $350 million for cancer research. With this investment, the Comprehensive Cancer Center will tackle cancer's toughest challenges by advancing discovery and developing interventions.
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The Future of Cancer Care 2014 Annual Report

The discoveries being made today are making an impact on the future--one where cancer is not necessarily a death sentence, but a disease that can be effectively treated, controlled, or prevented. In our Annual Report, read about our bold and large-scale initiatives which are driving scientific discoveries and transforming personalized cancer care.
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Leading the Way in Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are central to the development of novel and life-saving cancer detection, prevention or treatment strategies. Patient enrollment is underway for more than 350 clinical trials at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Celebrating 10 Years of Comer Children's

From boo-boos and bandages to smiles and recoveries, Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine has experienced many milestones in its short history, many of which can be found in the field of cancer research and treatment. But before acknowledging the accomplishments of the past decade, it is important to know how Comer Children's Hospital came to be.
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers

The Comprehensive Cancer Center launched a new program to introduce talented students from underrepresented populations, including ethnic and racial minorities, low income and first-generation college or college-bound students, to cancer research.
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What's New

The Emperor of All Maladies documentary thrusts cancer into the national spotlight (Blog post)

Angelina Jolie Pitt and the difficult decisions of preventive cancer surgery (Blog post)

Silver Cross Hospital Earns National Accreditation from Commission on Cancer (Press release)

Dr. Mitchell Posner named UCCCC's first Physician-in-Chief (Press Release)

Pathways to Discovery Winter 2015 (PDF)

New screening tool could speed development of ovarian cancer drugs (Press release)

MicroRNAs can limit cancer spread (Press release)


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