All chemotherapy

spine

July 30, 2018

Magnetic nanoparticles deliver chemotherapy to difficult-to-reach spinal tumors

May eliminate need for whole-body chemotherapy

Dr. Ajay Maker

July 15, 2016

Adjuvant chemotherapy in early-stage colon cancer may improve survival

Stage 2 patients focus of large, retrospective study

Nissim Hay

March 17, 2016

Mouse study suggests drugs targeting cancer pathway could promote liver cancer

Concerns about promising candidate drugs already in clinical trial pipeline

March 2, 2015

Restoring ability to halt cell division may protect lung cells from cancer

Researchers’ findings could lead to new type of chemotherapy

tray of sample tubes

June 3, 2014

UIC conducts phase I drug study for advanced pancreatic cancer

Trial of new drug combination to fight major cause of cancer death

Researcher affixing a device to a participant's ear

May 20, 2014

Researchers work to prevent hearing loss after chemo

Device alerts doctors to change medications, dosages to minimize damage to inner ear

Researcher affixing a device to a participant's ear

May 6, 2014

Research seeks to prevent hearing loss during chemotherapy

New device detects early signs of side effect from cancer treatment

x-ray of a human chest

April 30, 2013

Chemo, radiation followed by surgery improves lung cancer survival

Study finds patients had twice the five-year survival rate of those without surgery

Woman prepares cells for bone marrow transplant

January 30, 2013

Exercise may speed recovery after transplant

Can exercise shorten recovery time after high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation?

March 8, 2012

Molecule’s Role in Cancer Suggests New Combination Therapy

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that a molecule found at elevated levels in cancer cells seems to protect them from the “cell-suicide” that is usually triggered by chemotherapy or radiation.