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American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

One of the largest scientific conferences focused on oncology, with a reported 37,000 cancer experts in attendance from around the globe, the ASCO Annual Meeting lived up to the theme by showcasing the field's latest discoveries and efforts to revolutionize cancer clinical care through the implementation of new information
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The University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact

A University of Chicago campaign 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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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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Disrupting Cancer Pathway Could Enhance New Immunotherapies

Understanding how to overrule a signaling pathway that can cause treatments to fail in metastatic melanoma patients should help physicians extend the benefits of recently approved immunity-boosting drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors to more patients.
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Training Tomorrow's Cancer Researchers

As one of the world's premier academic and research institutions with a rich legacy in scientific discovery, the University of Chicago is committed to the education and training of our future leaders in cancer research and treatment.
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The Impact of Guidelines on Prostate Cancer Screening (Blog post)

Answer Cancer newsletter - July 2015

UChicago researchers leave a mark at international oncology conference (Blog post)

Share your story for National Cancer Survivors Day (Blog post)

UChicago Medicine cancer researchers featured at 2015 ASCO annual meeting (Blog post)

Pembrolizumab shows real promise against head and neck cancer (Press release)

Website educates cancer patients about the costs of care (Blog post)

Study adds diabetes drug with anti-cancer effect to ovarian cancer treatment (Press release)

Costs mount for targeted cancer therapies (Blog post)

Disrupting cancer pathway could enhance new immunotherapies (Press release)


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