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Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

August 2014

Rare Cancer Inspires Rare Partnership, Huffington Post
Drug Discovery Screening 100 Times Faster
Nora Hansen, MD, on Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy, HealthDay
CURE Program Concludes Successful Summer
Study Finds Protein Trail That Leads To MDS
Health of Young Adult Cancer Survivors Compared to Peers
Hear Jyoti Patel, MD, Explain Lung Cancer Advances from ASCO
Model Predicts Better Outcomes for Brain Tumors with Gene Mutation

July 2014

H Foundation Goombay Bash
Target Identified to Inhibit Prostate Cancer
Study Helps Compare Early Esophageal Cancer Treatments
NCCN Guidelines Recommend Prostate Health Index as a Diagnostic Test for Early Prostate Cancer Detection
Diabetes Drug Inhibits Cancer Growth
The Science of US: Mapping the Human Brain
Northwestern Memorial Ranks in U.S. News’ Top 10
New Skin Gel Fights Breast Cancer without Blood Clot Risk
Study Helps Explain Chronic Inflammation in Colon Cancer
New Instrument Tracks Nanoparticles in Cancer Cells
New Results Show Personalized Brain Tumor Vaccine Helps Patients Live Longer
The John P. Hanson Foundation for Cancer and Cellular Research to Support Development of Cancer Immunology Program at the Lurie Cancer Center
Samman Shahpar, MD, on the Role of Rehabilitation in Cancer Care
Density of Molecules May Help Predict Cancer

June 2014

Trovagene Enters into Strategic Alliance with the Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics Institute
Targeted Radiation Controls Spreading Breast Cancer
Remembering Jerilyn Logemann, PhD
Reminders Increase Colon Cancer Screenings in Vulnerable Populations
SAMFund Grants Provide Financial Assistance for Young Adult Survivors
A Hybrid Approach to Brain Tumor Therapy
Lurie Cancer Center Receives $800,000 from Avon Walk Chicago
Study Illustrates Colon Cancer Screening Disparities
Gala Celebrates Launch of WE WILL, The Campaign for Northwestern Medicine
Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K: One for the Books
New Path to Stop the Spread of Breast Cancer Discovered
Investigating Biomarkers of Prostate Cancer
Protein May Provide Early Biomarker for Prostate Cancer

May 2014

Life is Hard, Life with Cancer is Harder, RedEye
A Restaurant Owner and a Photographer Use Their Talents to Give Back
Tumor Growth Model May Lead to Better Treatment for Glioblastomas
Lung Force: Making Lung Cancer in Women a Priority
Harnessing Chemistry to Halt Blood Cancers
Understanding the Relationship Between Viruses and Cancer
Celebrating Mother’s Day Thanks to Cancer Surgery
Unhealthy Behavior Increasing College Students’ Cancer Risk
Celebrating Oncology Nurses Month
A Decade of Courage and Strength: Irina’s Story
Protein Shown to Reduce Body’s Ability to Kill Brain Tumors
NBTI Surgeon Removes Tumor with No Visible Scars, NBC TV News
Trotter Named Co-Chair of Illinois Cancer Partnership
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

April 2014

Abdulkadir Named Director of International Relations
Patient-Derived Xenograft (PDX) Models to Advance Novel Cancer Therapies
Kelleher Named Allen Distinguished Investigator
Connections Make Cancer A Little Less Lonely
Lurie Cancer Center’s AYA Oncology Program
Loaded Nanostars Kill Cancer Cells
Ray Bergan, MD, Discovers Cancer-Associated Cells
Wedding, Career, Chemo: When Cancer Derails the Millennial Dream

March 2014

That’s Why We’re Here: How an Oncology Social Worker Can Help
Robert Lewandowski, MD, on Value of Y-90 for Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer
Synethetic Biologists at Northwestern University
Marcus Peter, PhD, on Potential New Approach to Killing Cancer Cells
Chad Mirkin, PhD, and Shad Thaxton, MD, PhD, on Catching the Early Spread of Breast Cancer
Core Facility Helping Scientists Unlock the Human Genome
Brain Cancer Battle May Include Vaccine, Sun-Times
Professorship Honoring Dr Steve Rosen
Exploring the Cell's Molecular Inventory
Fighting Cancer Through Technology

February 2014

The Woman’s Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital Contributes $2 Million to Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics Institute for Clinical Fellowships
Northwestern Debuts New Test for Prostate Cancer
International Partnership to Focus on Nanomedicine
Multinational Research Project Could Lead to New Cancer Drug
Gius Named Interim Co-Leader
Women's Cancer Research Program
Parsa Named Co-Leader, Translational Research in Solid Tumors Program
Social Worker Mary Koludrovic Helps to Navigate the Challenges (Video)
A Message From the Interim Director
Ramana Davuluri Named Director of Cancer Informatics Core

January 2014

Most People Would Share Data for Research
Iron May be at Heart of Cancer Drug’s Cardiotoxicity
Communication Helps Guide Brain Tumor Surgery
Brain Tumor Survivor & Ironman Outpaces His Goals
Enhanced Prognosis Could help Lymphoma Patients
Leonidas Platanias Named Interim Director of the Lurie Cancer Center

December 2013

The Changing CML Treatment Landscape (Video)
Gene Shown to Regulate Cell Recovery From Stress
Saving Fertility Not Priority at Most Cancer Centers
Discovery May Aid Treatment of Rare Bone Marrow Disorder
Clinical Trial of Personalized Vaccine for Brain Tumor Shows Promise
New Treatment for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Mammography Screening Intervals May Affect Breast Cancer Prognosis
2014 Summer Research Programs for Students
Scientists Show Benefit of Targeting Antioxidants in Cancer Treatment
Virginia Kaklamani, MD, on Ways to Lower Breast Cancer Risk, Good Housekeeping
Exploring the Cancer Fighting Effects of Cytokines

November 2013

Discovery of Novel Molecular Pathway in Retinoblastoma
Brain Tumor Simulations Offer Insight Into Treatment Options
Scientists Uncover New Treatment Target for Most Common Pediatric Eye Cancer
Announcing the Cancer Survivorship Institute at the Lurie Cancer Center
The Lurie Cancer Center Mourns the Loss of Dr. Piotr Kulesza
Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Nov. 14
Lurie Cancer Center Named Center of Excellence in AYA Oncology
Meet Patient & Family Advisory Board Member Hector Nunez
Key Protein Affects Formation of Platelets
Steven Rosen, MD, Accepts Provost Position at City of Hope
Identifying Signaling Pathways in Breast Cancer
Brain Cancer Gene Silenced by Nanotechnology-Based Drug

October 2013

Key Protein Affects Formation of Normal Platelets
Why I’m Optimistic about the Future of CLL Treatment (Video)
Same Day C-Section & Cancer Surgery = Gratitude for New Mom
Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
Celebrating 5 Years of Progress (Video)
Genetic Test More Accurate Predictor of How Melanoma Will React
Inhibitor May Help Treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Viral Photo Offers Evidence of Sun's Aging Effect on Skin
Predicting Who Will Have Chronic Pain
Survey Screens Cancer Patients for Depression
Receptor Plays Dual Role in Keeping Immune System Balanced
Heavy Smoking Raises Prostate Cancer Risk in African Americans
Chicago Park District Joins Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation to Light Chicago Pink
Jacqueline Jeruss, MD, PhD and Sarika Jain, MD on Understanding A Breast Cancer Diagnosis, TCW Magazine
Protein Marks Vital Component in Creation of Multi-Ciliated Cells
Christian Peterson, PhD, Receives NIH New Innovator Award

September 2013

Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute: Patient Stories
2013 Citation Laureate in Chemistry Chad Mirkin, PhD, is potential Nobel Prize Winner, LA TIMES
Platanias Receives 2013 Milstein Award
Stupid Cancer Show Webcast Highlights Lurie Cancer Center Programs for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Health Care Safety Net Catches Suburban Poor
Sarika Jain, MD, Named Lynn Sage Foundation Scholar
Marathoner Keeps Pace After Brain Tumor, Sun-Times
New Program for Needs of Older Cancer Patients, SOAR
Northwestern Offers New Minimally Invasive Technique for Melanoma

August 2013

Wine & Dine to Support Breast Cancer Research
Steven T. Rosen, MD, Named to Conquer Cancer Foundation Board
October. 4 Proclaimed Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute Day in Chicago
Teresa Woodruff, PhD, on Fertility Options for Cancer Survivors, Washington Post
Scientist Discover Regulator that Drives Most Lymphomas
Northwestern Enrolls First Participant in Midwest for Research Study of Personalized Vaccine for Aggressive Brain Tumors
New ACS NSQIP® Surgical Risk Calculator Offers Personalized, Accurate Estimates of Surgical Complications to Patients and Surgeons
New Route for Correcting Genetic Disorders
Chad Mirkin, PhD, is Giant in the Realm of the Very, Very Small, Chicago Tribune
Information and Clarification on Northwestern Settlement Agreement
Website Offers Guidance for End of Life Decisions

July 2013

Statement from Northwestern University on Settlement Agreement
STAR program helps survivors of childhood cancer navigate long-term later years
Connecting with Nature, Cancer Survivors and Myself
Northwestern Research Could Help Cancer Diagnoses
Northwestern Memorial Ranks 6th Nationally on U.S. News' Best Hospitals 2013-14 Honor Roll
Cancer Health Disparities Summer Research Program Welcomes Interns
Protein's Role as More Than Adhesion Molecule in Skin Development
Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, to Head Neurology
Lurie Cancer Center Receives "Outstanding" Rating and Core Grant Renewal from NCI

June 2013

Renowned Neurosurgeon Andrew Parsa, MD, PhD, Joins Northwestern
Harold Pelzer, DDS, MD, Honored & Thanked by Roger Ebert’s Wife
20th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration & Walk and New 5K: a Celebration to Remember!
Single-Dose Radiation Effective for Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Preventing Eggs’ Death from Chemotherapy
Virginia Kaklamani, MD, on Supreme Court Gene Patent Verdict, FOX Chicago
Get Empowered: Life, Living & Follow-Up Care After Childhood Cancer
Tissue in Trouble Calls in Reinforcements to Restore Health
Lalo’s Story: Family Honors a Brain Tumor Patient’s Memory
Melissa Simon, MD, on Family Caregivers Going Pro, NY Times
Karl Bilimoria, MD, Receives NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Award
Lurie Cancer Center Receives $750,000 from Avon Walk Chicago
ASCO Research Summaries for Patients & Families from Cancer.Net
Jyoti Patel, MD, on Landmark Studies Offering Hope Reducing Cervical Cancer Deaths
Overall Run Times for Cancer Survivors’ Celebration 5K

May 2013

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Joins Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium
Melinda Ring, MD, on Pumping Up Your Immune System
We Are All in the Cancer Fight Together, Patient Blog
Erica Marsh, MD, Honored as Innovator
Lurie Cancer Center Patient Advocate on Capitol Hill
Our Stem Cell Transplant Journey
Genetic Counseling Does Not Equal a Bilateral Mastectomy
Virginia Kaklamani, MD, on Cancer Genetics & Breast Cancer Risk, Chicago Tonight
Northwestern Invests in Early-Stage Cancer Clinical Trials, Chicago Tribune
Chicago to Gain More Early Phase Cancer Studies and New Treatments
Can Fertility Be Part of Cancer Treatment, Crain’s Chicago Business
New Way to Save Fertility, USA Today
20 Years of Celebrating Cancer Survivors Watch this Video and Meet Lyan!
Jindan Yu, MD, PhD, Receives Early Career Professor Award
Paula Stern, PhD, on Osteoporosis and Bone Metastases Discoveries
Nanotechnology Pioneer Chad Mirkin, PhD, Named Entrepreneur of the Year
Support the H Foundation When You Dine at the Signature Room in May
Office of Equity and Minority Health Internships Provide First-Hand Experience for Northwestern Undergrads
Vaccine Extends Survival in Recurrent Glioblastoma
Physical Scientists & Oncologists Team Up to Study Cancer
Personalizing Prostate Cancer Screening

April 2013

Join the Conversation!
BriteSeed Wins Top Awards at the 2013 Rice Business Plan Competition
Screening Detects Ovarian Cancer Using Neighboring Cells
Sadie Wignall, PhD, Wins Major Research Innovation Award
Eric Russell, MD, Brings Home the Gold
My Bright Abyss Author on Impact of Cancer and Leo Gordon, MD, NY Times
What I learned from my mom's battle with cancer
Treating the Whole Patient
National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week, April 1-7

March 2013

Jyoti Patel, MD, on Effects of Soy on Lung Cancer, U.S. News Health
Genome Collaboration Leads to Prostate Cancer Insights
Gentler on Fertility, Tough on Cancer
Newly-Identified Genes Identify Breast Cancer Risk
Bonnie Spring, PhD, on Adding Up Exercise, Wall St. Journal
April is Cancer Control Month

February 2013

Inequities in Life and Death
Lurie Cancer Center Named to List of Nation's Best Oncology Programs
Cancer Connections Helps Joni Keep Moving Forward
Exploring How Skin Cells Communicate
June McKoy, MD, on Controlling Diabetes for Cancer Patients
Mathematical Model Adds to Better Brain Tumor Treatment, Chicago Tribune
Exploring the Role of MicroRNAs in Cancer
Meghan Bliss-Moreau Taps Creativity in Jazz & Cancer Research
Long Term Treatment of Patients with Breast Cancer
The Arts of Courage Project
The Investiture of John D. Crispino, PhD

January 2013

Forecasting Brain Tumors, WGN-TV News
Are You New to the Lurie Cancer Center?
Forecasting Brain Tumor Treatment Results
Dr. Jamie Von Roenn on Connecting Palliative Care & Cancer Care
New Way to Kill Lymphoma Without Chemotherapy
Better Treatment Options Lead to Better Outcomes
Dr. Julian Schink on Promising Research for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer, NBC Nightly News
Advancing Treatment Progress for Blood Cancers
Cancer Survivor Katie Widmar Delivers "Covers of Comfort"
Celebrating 5 Years of Smoke-Free Illinois

December 2012

Dr. June McKoy on Juggling Diabetes and Cancer, New York Times
New Targets for Ovarian Cancer Treatment
Apply Now for Summer Research Programs
Dr. William A. Muller Honored for Distinguished Career in Pathology Research
Scientists Discover "Two-Faced Cells" in Colon Cancer
Swanson Named Professor and Vice Chair of Research for Neurological Surgery
Better Treatment for Endometrial Cancer
Dr. Julian Schink on Screening for Ovarian Cancer, ABC 7 TV
Is a Clinical Trial Right for You?
The Power of Hope: Your Support Can Make The Difference
Dr. Jyoti Patel on Quality Care Advances, Audio Podcast

November 2012

Dr. Jessican Altman on Doctor Patient Partnership, Video
Dr. June McKoy on Diabetics with Cancer
Dr. Malcolm DeCamp on Statins Link to Lung Cancer Survival
Dr. Melinda Ring on Integrative Approach to Care, Today's Chicago Woman
Dr. Leo Gordon on Managing Hodgkin Lymphoma
Eklund Named Chair of NIH Study Section

October 2012

National Lung Cancer Screening Trial: Findings show CT Scan reduced risk for smokers
Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium Partnership with Chicago Sister Cities
Talking with Friends Facing a Cancer Diagnosis. Tim Pearman, Director of Supportive Oncology, Discusses on Fox New
Double Assault on Tough Types of Leukemias
Northwestern Awarded $3.6M to Lead Open Source Information Management System Consortium for National Children's Study

September 2012

Sadie Wignall Receives 2012 V Scholar Grant
Licht Elected to Executive Committee of the American Society of Hematology
Licht Receives $6.25 Million Grant for Blood Cancer Research
Strategies Converge on Target in Rare Leukemia

August 2012

Shop at Whole Foods on Aug 29 and Support the HOT Healthy Living Initiative & Lurie Children's
Lynn Sage Foundation: In Good Taste
Lurie Cancer Receives National Recognition for Quality Cancer Care
Steven T. Rosen, MD, FACP, Named Chair of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Medical and Scientific Advisory Board
$1 Million W.M. Keck Foundation Grant Funds Study of Proteins;
Northwestern Researchers Investigate Treatment for Tumor Cells in Spinal Fluid
Better Understanding of Gene Transcription Could Lead to More Effective Therapies
Moisturizer shows potential for delivery of life-saving skin cancer therapies

July 2012

Northwestern Memorial Ranked No. 1 in Illinois and Chicago in U.S. News' 2012 "Best Hospitals"
Lurie Cancer Receives National Recognition for Quality Cancer Care
Lurie Cancer Center Scientists Win Presidential Award
Researchers Study Vaccine Created from Patient Blood Cells as Potential Weapon Against Aggressive Brain Tumors
New Requirements for NIH Funding Acknowledgement

Jan-June 2012

$10 Million Gift Advances Research in Regenerative Nanomedicine
- June 22, 2012
Carol Southard is Koop Foundation "Unsung Hero"
- June 21, 2012
Childhood Cancer Scars Survivors Later in Life
- June 6, 2012
Less Couch Time Equals Fewer Cookies
- June 5, 2012
Lurie Cancer Center Receives $750,000 from Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Chicago
- June 5, 2012
Riad Salem Named Chief of Interventional Radiology
- June 2012
Penedo Joins Northwestern Medical Social Sciences as Roswell Park Professor
- May 24, 2012
Welcome Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
- May 23, 2012
Honoring a Mother's Memory with Recipes and Stories
- April 29, 2012
Former NFL Linebacker, Chris Draft Visits the Lurie Cancer Center
- April 25, 2012
Nanostars Deliver Drug Directly to Cancer Cells
- April 9, 2012
Young Adult Cancer Survivors Connect With Nature and Each Other
- April 5, 2012
Most Young Women with Cancer Don't Try to Preserve their Fertility
- April 5, 2012
New Drug Prevents Spread of Human Prostate Cancer Cells
- April 4, 2012
Carol Southard on How to Quit Smoking, Ladies Home Journal
- March 22, 2012
Screening Method Helps Identify Key Information in Stem Cells
- March 20, 2012
Soy Isoflavone Supplements Did Not Provide Breast Cancer Protections
- February 10, 2012
A New Screening Method for Prostate Cancer
- February 6, 2012
Compassionate Care Awards Honor Hoffman, Vavra and Marshall
- January 31, 2012
Thomas V. O'Halloran Named New Principal Investigator
- January 24, 2012
Kathleen Green Receives Walder Award
- January 16, 2012
Tiny worm points to big promise
- January 8, 2012
Covers of Comfort
- January 4, 2012

2011

NU NEIGHBORS Established to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
- December 27, 2011
New Treatment Offers Alternative to Amputation for Melanoma Patients
- December 13, 2011
November 9, 2011 Named Steven T. Rosen Day in Chicago
- December 5, 2011
Al B. Benson III, Honored by Association of Community Cancer Centers
- November 2, 2011
New Strategy for Identifying Proteins Could Lead to Early Detection of Cancer
- October 31, 2011
Inaugural Interventional Radiology Symposium Held for Trainees
- October 28, 2011
Minds Matter Benefit Raises More Than $800,000 to Support Brain Tumor Research and Programs - October 20, 2011
Northwestern Inventor Wins Highest Presidential Award
- September 26, 2011
Vitamin D Deficiency More Likely to Affect African-American Men
- September 23, 2011
Terrance Peabody Named Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery
- September 19, 2011
New Minimally Invasive Approach to Thyroid Surgery
- August 8, 2011
STAR Program Helps Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer Look Ahead, ABC7 TV News
- August 8, 2011
Dr. Virginia Kaklamani Comments on Genetic Counseling for Women at High Risk, ABC TV News
- August 8, 2011
Study Confirms CT Scans Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths
- July 28, 2011
Herbal Supplements May Affect Chemotherapy Treatment
- July 28, 2011
NMH Rated Among Best for Cancer Care, U.S. News & World Report
- July 21, 2011
Dr. Jonathan Widom, Prominent Biochemist, Dies
- July 20, 2011
New 3-D display at Silverman Hall Gives Researchers an Unusual Imaging Tool
- June 16, 2011
Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Tests Benefits of Topical Gel
- June 16, 2011
iPhone App Helps Doctors Save Cancer Patients' Fertility
- June 8, 2011
New approach to Gene Therapy could be Used to Treat Many Forms of Cancer and More
- June 8, 2011
Research Supports Importance of Long-Term Survivorship Programs
- June 7, 2011
Lurie Cancer Center Receives $750,000 from Avon Breast Cancer Walk
- June 7, 2011
Steven T. Rosen Elected to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board
- May 26, 2011
Project Onward Study
- May 25, 2011
Researchers Discover Link between Obesity Gene and Breast Cancer
- May 24, 2011
When Rising PSA Means Prostate Cancer is in Patient's Future
- May 16, 2011
Jamie Von Roenn Honored as Palliative Pioneer
- May 15, 2011
Radiation During Surgery May Provide Better Option for Breast Cancer Treatment
- April 11, 2011
New Prostate Cancer Test Gives More Accurate Diagnosis
- April 7, 2011
New Clinic Helps Patients at Increased Risk Avoid Colorectal Cancer
- April 5, 2011
Magellan Development Spring Half Marathon, 10K and Junior Dash to Benefit
Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute

- March 24, 2011
Nanodiamond-Drug Combo Challenges Chemotherapy-Resistant Cancers
- March 14, 2011
A Helping Paw: Trained Therapy Dogs Aid Cancer Patients
- March 3, 2011
Senator Dick Durbin Speaks Out Against NIH Cuts
- March 1, 2011
Jonathan Widom receives Walder Award for Research Excellence
- February 22, 2011
New Probiotic Combats IBD and Colon Cancer
- February 8, 2011
Cancer Survivor Brings Comfort to Others (video)
- January 28, 2011

2010

Northwestern Memorial Maintains Magnet Status for Nursing Excellence
- December 20, 2010
Lung Cancer Patients the Center Piece for Quality of Care Study
- November 22, 2010
Soy May Stop Prostate Cancer Spread
- November 6, 2010
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Wins Consumer Choice Award
- October 27, 2010
New Radiosurgery Equipment Offers Focused Radiation Treatment at Northwestern
- October 25, 2010
United Flight 232 Hero Faces Brain Cancer with Courage
- October 15, 2010
Northwestern Receives $12 Million to Improve Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
- October 14, 2010
Chad Mirkin Elected to All Three Branches of National Academies
- October 12, 2010
Optical technology Shows Potential for Prescreening Patients at High Risk for the Disease
- October 6, 2010
Notable Cancer Center Member Kathleen Green
- October 4, 2010
Spanish-Language Website Provides Information About Cancer Patients' Fertility
- September 10, 2010
Undergrads Gain Summer Research Experience through CURE Program
- September 8, 2010
Preventive Surgery May Save Lives of Women at High Risk for Cancer
- September 8, 2010
Talking Touchscreens May Improve Patient Communication
- August 11, 2010
Combined Technologies May Improve Detection of Colon Cancer in Women
- July 19, 2010
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Rated Among Best for Cancer Care
- July 15, 2010
Molecular Signature May Influence Outcomes for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
- July 14, 2010
Coping with Cancer Magazine Cover Features 2010 Cancer Survivors' Celebration & Walk
- July 14, 2010
NU-PSOC Announces Pilot Project Awards
- July 14, 2010
New Arsenic Nanoparticle Blocks Aggressive Breast Cancer
- July 14, 2010
Are Stem Cells Ready for Prime Time?
- June 25, 2010
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Supports New Provisions of FDA Tobacco Law
- June 22, 2010
Heather Pinkett Honored by Pew Charitable Trusts
- June 22, 2010
Northwestern Memorial Expands Radiosurgery Program to Treat Tumors Throughout the Body
- June 10, 2010
Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern University receive $900,000 from Eighth Annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Chicago
- June 11, 2010
Nanoparticle PSA Test Predicts if Prostate Cancer Will Return
- June 6, 2010
Teresa Woodruff, PhD, Named Winner of 2010 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education
- June 1, 2010
Wrinkles are Scarier than Skin Cancer for Young Tanners
- June 1, 2010
Blocking Tumor's Death Swich Stops Tumor Growth
- May 28 , 2010
Wood-Prince Family Endowment Gift to Support Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant at Children's Memorial Hospital
- May 20 , 2010
Magellan Development Half Marathon and 10K to Benefit Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
- May 1, 2010
Mirkin Elected to National Academy of Sciences
- April 28, 2010
Maggie Daley Center for Women's Cancer Care Debuts at Northwestern
- April 20, 2010
Al B. Benson III, Named President of the Association of Community Cancer Centers
- April 16, 2010
Clevenger Receives AACR Independent Investigator Grant
- April 14, 2010
True North Treks Helps Young Adult Cancer Survivors Chart a New Course
- April 8, 2010
Lurie Cancer Center Named Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award Winner
- March 31, 2010
Cookbook Created to Share Favorite Recipes and Memories of Loved Ones Send Your Own!
- March 29, 2010
C. Shad Thaxton Awarded 2009 Early Career Award
- March 1, 2010
Tourtellotte Appointed Associate Director of Medical Scientist Training Program
- February 16, 2010
Chad Mirkin Named Top-Ranked Chemist of the Decade
- January 21, 2010
Game-changing nanodiamond discovery for MRI
- January 14, 2010
Kibbe to be Honored at the White House January 13
- January 11, 2010)
Fraterrigo Named Director of Operations and Outreach for CMDD
- January 5, 2010

2009

Lurie Cancer Center Supports NCCN Recommendations for Continued Annual Breast
Cancer Screening of Women 40 Years and Older

- November 24, 2009
Chad Mirkin Receives the $500,000 Lemelson-Mit Prize for Invention
- June 25, 2009
Less Toxic Drug Prolongs Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer
- May 28, 2009
Prostate Cancer SPORE Receives Five-Year Grant from the NCI
- April 23, 2009
Jamie Von Roenn receives ASCO Statesman Award
- April 1, 2009
New Tool Guides Doctors to Save Cancer Patients' Fertility
- February 27, 2009
Giammichhio Named New Nurse Manager for Lurie Clinical Cancer Center
- January 6, 2009