News and Announcements
Read the latest news from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our center's latest events and accomplishments. You can also visit the article archive for older news.
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, has been appointed editor of Science Advances, an open-access journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which also publishes the journal Science.
On Friday, July 13, the Lurie Cancer Center hosted the Oncology Review: Coverage from the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) Annual Meeting, a comprehensive summary of the most up-to-date research and clinical data presented at ASCO's Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Two Northwestern faculty, including the chair of Pathology, will serve as president and vice president of the American Association of Neuropathologists.
Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has received the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
The 10th Annual Lurie Cancer Center Symposium and 29th Annual Scientific Poster Session, held June 28 at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, provided a forum for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to display their work, network, and learn about the cancer-related research of their colleagues.
Two drugs that target mutations in leukemia showed encouraging results, according to recent clinical trials.
Go inside the labs where Northwestern researchers are working to create bioprosthetic ovaries to help counteract fertility issues caused by chemotherapy
An existing drug significantly lowered the risk of metastasis or death when used in men with non-metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer and a rising PSA level, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
- Teen Cancer America Partners with Lurie Cancer Center to Expand Adolescent & Young Adult Oncology Program06.22.2018
Teen Cancer America (TCA) has partnered with the Lurie Cancer Center to help expand programs and services for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
Triclosan, a common antimicrobial used in toothpastes and other products, may raise the risk of gut inflammation and colorectal cancer, according to a preliminary animal study.
More than 150 guests and supporters of the Campaign 2 Save Lives gathered at Katana in Chicago to raise funds for leukemia research and honor cancer survivor Jason Chan with the 2018 Icon of Chicago Award.
Lurie Cancer Center member Tom O’Halloran, PhD, has found a way to exploit the unique features of tumors to smuggle arsenic directly into cancer cells.
The Eschtivus Foundation was founded in memory of Tom Esch, who passed away from colon cancer in 2010, less than two months after his 31st birthday.
Leesa Drake is living proof that no matter how fast or how far someone runs, nobody can outrun a cancer diagnosis.
The benefits of support for people living with, through and beyond cancer cannot be overstated, according to Rebecca Ballen, LCSW, and Sandra Manley-Eichler, LCSW, oncology social workers at Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern Medicine.
A unique bacterial strain isolated from a patient with pelvic pain could be the key to treating prostate cancer with immunotherapy, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
On May 11, more than 450 friends and supporters gathered for the annual Minds Matter Benefit Dinner to raise funds for the Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
The Lurie Cancer Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Liz and Eric Lefkofsky Innovation Research Awards.
The presence of cancer cells in the bloodstream of patients with early-stage breast cancer may be predictive of benefit from radiotherapy after surgery, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern Medicine physicians and scientists will present and discuss the latest advances in cancer research and treatment at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. The meeting will bring more than 32,000 oncology professionals from around the world together in Chicago from June 1 – 5.
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