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The Latest in Cancer Care & Research

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Breast self-awareness was key to detecting breast cancer

When Pam Herber felt a lump in her right breast, her self-awareness picked up on something the mammogram didn’t see.

What to know about booster shots and third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine

Emily Landon, MD, breaks down what people should know about COVID-19 booster shots and why third doses are recommended for people who are immunocompromised.

Minimally invasive robotic surgery helps tonsil cancer patient avoid aggressive treatment

A physician's keen eye and thorough exam led to an unexpected cancer diagnosis and surgery for a patient who received care across the UChicago Medicine system.


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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