News and Breakthroughs
Read the latest news from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our center's latest events and accomplishments. You can also visit the article archive for older news. Visit our Photo Gallery to view photos and videos from various events
A protein called mDia2 is vital for proper bone marrow transplantation, according to a new study.
Machine-learning technology could help pathologists more accurately assess how a patient’s immune system is responding to breast cancer, according to a recent series of reports authored in part by Feinberg faculty.
A genetic screen has revealed previously unknown regulators of Foxp3, a transcription factor that, when deactivated, may improve patient response to aggressive cancers.
Congratulations to Desiree West, RN, Lead Infusion Nurse in Lurie Cancer Center’s Maggie Daley Center for Women’s Cancer Care in Prentice Women’s Hospital, for receiving the first Northwestern Medical Group DAISY Nursing Award on Northwestern Medicine’s Chicago campus!
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered an alternate mechanism for aberrant gene splicing that contributes to T-cell lymphoblastic leukemia, according to a recent study.
Virtual Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K
June 7, 2020 marked an important milestone for 15-year-old Charlie and his family. For months they’d been planning to celebrate Charlie’s 15th “cancerversary” as a retinoblastoma survivor at their 15th Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K.
In women with early-stage breast cancer, Northwestern Medicine investigators found chemoendocrine therapy was associated with greater cognitive impairment at three and six months compared to endocrine therapy alone.
The Lurie Cancer Center stands with the Association of American Cancer Institutes and strongly condemns any form of racism and discrimination. Please read the full statement below, urging that these issues be confronted as public health crises. Racism has no place in any civilized society and must end once and for all.
Mutations in the genes RAS and RAF allow cancer cells to create their own nucleotides, fueling cancer growth, according to a recent study published in Molecular Cell.
Physicians and scientists from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Northwestern Medicine will present and discuss the latest clinical research impacting cancer care during the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.
Cancer Survivor Lanie Quinn Brewster on Melanoma.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found important differences in rare skin lymphomas stemming from their specific cell of origin and clinical presentations, according to findings published in Nature Communications.
A new Northwestern Medicine study discovered a new and unexpected function for the transcriptional regulator MLL2/COMPASS.
Hi, I’m Lauren and I have a Grade III Astrocytoma, a type of brain cancer.
The support of her family helped Cyndee Kolosky move forward after treatment for tonsil cancer. And they’re still going strong.
For the first time, advanced prostate cancer has been treated based on the genomic makeup of the cancer, delaying disease progression for patients with a treatment-resistant form of prostate cancer.
A new study has found that genetic alterations in a rare form of leukemia physically change the architecture of DNA, fueling the replication and spread of cancer cells.
A specialized subset of rare immune cells called plasmacytoid dendritic cells may promote antitumor immunity, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Daniela Matei’s career has been devoted to treating rare gynecologic cancers.
See more news in the article archive.