colorectal cancer

Helping Those Genetically Predisposed to Colorectal Cancer

March 11, 2014

While the majority of colorectal cancer cases arise sporadically, we know that around 5% are caused by hereditary syndromes associated with specific genetic abnormalities. By identifying which individuals are genetically predisposed to colorectal cancer, we can take proactive steps to manage their health, as well as their family members [Read More]

ASCO Highlights UChicago’s Role in Top Cancer Advances of 2013

February 4, 2014

University of Chicago researchers contributed several articles over the past year that the American Society of Clinical Oncology identified as highlighting advances in research with the “greatest potential to improve patient care and quality of life.” ASCO’s annual selection of clinical cancer advances, now in its ninth year, documents important progress being made and highlights emerging trends. [Read More]