An expert team of researchers, state-of-the-art equipment, and considerable financial resources are required to unravel cancer’s vast complexity. The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center meets this challenge by supporting a broad diversity of more than 210 world-class scientists and clinicians. Our members share a common commitment to conduct innovative cancer research, leverage the power of teamwork, and translate fundamental scientific discoveries to the bedside by enhancing cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
The Comprehensive Cancer Center’s tradition of research excellence is as vibrant today as it has ever been. Its fundamental strength is its membership, which draws from the University’s greatest asset-the exceptional intellectual capital from its community of doctors, medical researchers, chemists, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, and environmental and social scientists. This powerful alliance of expertise promotes innovation because it enables members to examine issues from a variety of perspectives and call upon the talents, wisdom and knowledge of their colleagues.