A Comprehensive Cancer Center Designated by the National Cancer Institute

News and Publications

The UCCCC communications team provides timely and interesting stories about research, scientists, and patients at UChicago Medicine. Through a variety of publications and communications — print and electronic — the communications team shares new developments and important information in cancer causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

If you would like to share your story with the UCCCC, please contact us at feedback@bsd.uchicago.edu.

Lesniak brain cancer

Pathways to Discovery

The Spring issue of Pathways highlights a large gift to transform metastasis research, a surgical technique that brings relief to cancer patients with lymphedema, the potential of immunotherapy to revolutionaize cancer therapy, how a worldwide cancer pandemic can be stemmed by prevention, and much more.
Spring 2014 Pathways to Discovery (PDF)

Russell Szmulewitz


Member News

In this issue, meet the seven faculty who have joined the Comprehensive Cancer Center, learn which members have received “Innovation Awards,” who was accepted into a leadership program,  and much more.
Member News — April 2014 (PDF)

Russell Szmulewitz

Cancer Conversations Blog

The UChicago Cancer Conversations blog serves as a home for community dialogue around cancer care, treatment, and research. UCCCC experts offer their unique perspectives on cancer trends, innovative patient treatments, and scientific discoveries.

David Song cancer surgeon



Cancer Genetics Pioneer Janet Rowley, MD, DSc, 1925-2013
Press release — December 17, 2013



David Song cancer surgeon



At the UCCCC, our job is to provide hope. There are many ways we do that. It can be the use of our advanced treatment methods or relying on the expertise of our world-class researchers for the latest breakthroughs. But most of all, it is about providing the best in patient care. Watch our videos to learn what sets us apart.



2010-2011 Annual Report

UCCCC Annual Report

Personalized medicine remains the driving force for UCCCC research. Our annual report details many of the significant accomplishments that reflect our mission to translate basic and clinical research into individualized cancer care.
2012-2013 UCCCC Annual Report (PDF)


Scientific Report

Our 2012-2013 Scientific Report highlights the UCCCC's initiatives to drive personalized therapies, accelerate population research efforts, enhance cancer clinical trials, and impove cancer education. The report also highlights faculty research accomplishments.
2012-2013 Scientific Report (PDF)