Supporting Medicare Patients After Chemo

Supporting Medicare Patients After Chemo

The almost 1.7 million people diagnosed with cancer each year face a range of hurdles, but a new healthcare approach…

At a Loss for Words

At a Loss for Words

What to say — and what not to — when talking about cancer In 2013, Charles Chamberlain, 53, a Chicago healthcare executive, was diagnosed with…

Cancer and Bone Health: Important Questions for Women

Cancer and Bone Health: Important Questions for Women

DXA Scanner. Photo courtesy of Northwestern Medicine’s Bone Health and Osteoporosis Center For women facing a cancer diagnosis, there are…

A Bright Light in Cancer Treatment

A Bright Light in Cancer Treatment

Imagine a technology that allows physicians to target cancer cells with laser precision, sparing a patient’s healthy cells in the…

Integrative Cancer Treatment

Integrative Cancer Treatment

From nutritional therapy to off-label drugs, holistic approaches help patients heal In this age of one-size-fits-all medicine, doctors who practice…

Shoot for the Moon

Shoot for the Moon

Cancer initiative spurs research—and already advancements are happening In the 1960s, America channeled its scientific and engineering efforts into putting…

A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Battling pediatric cancer Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo started a tradition in his frequent visits to the Ann &…

Cancer Survivorship

Cancer Survivorship

When treatment ends, the healing begins After Carolyn Nugent was diagnosed with stage 2B invasive ductal carcinoma, the 33-year-old physical…

Beating Cancer

Beating Cancer

Making progress in the long war Cancer has touched almost all of us in one way or another. Its fast-growing…

Life After Cancer

Life After Cancer

By David Himmel Above photo: Abigail Mendoza. Photo by Angela Garbot It’s been almost three years since I was diagnosed…