Cancer

LabBook January 31, 2014

LabBook January 31, 2014

Dog domestication, caffeine, fecal transplants and more in this week’s LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences research news from our blogs, around campus and the internet.

Fragmented Sleep Accelerates Cancer Growth

Fragmented Sleep Accelerates Cancer Growth

A new study shows that poor-quality sleep can speed cancer growth and dampen the immune system’s ability to control or eradicate early cancers.

LabBook January 10, 2014

LabBook January 10, 2014

Swine flu, robotic surgery, explosive tempers and more in this week’s LabBook.

University of Chicago to Share in $540 Million Gift from Ludwig Cancer Research

University of Chicago to Share in $540 Million Gift from Ludwig Cancer Research

Cancer researchers at the University of Chicago will share in a $540 million gift from Ludwig Cancer Research to ‘alter the course of cancer.’

Test Could Help Spot Patients Most At Risk From Triple-negative Breast Cancer

Test Could Help Spot Patients Most At Risk From Triple-negative Breast Cancer

A new test has the potential to help physicians identify patients with the most lethal forms of triple-negative breast cancer.

Year in Review: UChicago Research 2013

Year in Review: UChicago Research 2013

A look back at our favorite science and research stories from 2013.

LabBook December 20, 2013

LabBook December 20, 2013

Remembering a giant of cancer research and more in this week’s LabBook.

Cancer genetics pioneer Janet Rowley, 1925-2013

Cancer genetics pioneer Janet Rowley, 1925-2013

Remembering cancer genetics pioneer Janet Rowley, who died on Dec. 17 at the age of 88.

A Potential New Path to Treating Triple-negative Breast Cancer

A Potential New Path to Treating Triple-negative Breast Cancer

UChicago physicians announced the results of a pre-clinical study that could soon lead to phase I clinical trials to treat women with relapsed, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

LabBook December 13, 2013

LabBook December 13, 2013

Funding for HIV research, kidney transplants and more in this week’s LabBook.

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