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A caregiver got breast cancer. Then a community of survivors and friends stepped up to help.

What happens when a caregiver is diagnosed with breast cancer? In Kathleen Humphries' case, a group of her old friends came to the rescue. Having a team of people to support you, both medically and emotionally, is key to any cancer journey, UChicago Medicine doctors said.

How my cancer journey led me to help patients facing food insecurity

Friends of Gabrielle (FOG) allows hospital patients to text orders for free, convenient and healthy meals at local restaurants.

What it’s like to live with cancer and neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)

University of Chicago Medicine specialists strive to enable people with cancer to lead active, normal lives. One Northwest Indiana patient, monitored for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), takes medication to slow tumor growth while she works, travels and goes canoeing.


View video interviews with UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center experts on OncLive. Our physicians and scientists are featured commenting on the latest advances in cancer research and care.

Head & Neck Cancer: Q & A

Medical oncologist Alexander T. Pearson, MD, PhD, and nurse navigator Patricia Heinlen, BSN, RN, discuss head and neck cancer, including the HPV vaccine and how new treatment approaches are tailored to each patient's cancer type, making treatments more effective while reducing side effects.

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