News and Announcements
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.
Northwestern scientists recently identified a new protein complex that is upregulated in acute myeloid leukemia, potentially explaining why current therapies are often ineffective.
More than 450 scientists, trainees, students and faculty presented posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 15th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research day — the largest celebration of scientific investigation at Feinberg to date.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University was selected as a Lead Academic Participating Site (LAPS) providing scientific leadership in the development and conduct of clinical research within the National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN). The NCTN provides infrastructure for NCI-funded treatment, screening and diagnostic trials to improve the lives of patients with cancer.
Nicholas Aiello was 28 when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer.
The author was diagnosed with a brain tumor when he was 22-years-old.
Kathleen Green, PhD, the Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr., Professor of Pathology and Toxicology and professor of Dermatology, has been named the winner for the 2019 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
A new study has uncovered a key mechanism underlying the control of a co-factor that is essential for all cells to grow and divide, and which may also play a key role in cancer cell growth.
The Lurie Cancer Center is pleased to announce the recipients of four new Biobank Awards, selected to accelerate the usage of cancer biospecimens for translational research and novel clinical approaches
New research supported by Northwestern philanthropic partners opens the door to a promising new treatment strategy for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) - the most deadly brain tumor in children.
David Cella, PhD, Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control Research at the Lurie Cancer Center, will be named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO).
Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, was elected president of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, an honor society of physician-scientists founded in 1908.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study found that patients with glioblastoma responded better or worse to immunotherapy depending on the presence of certain mutations in their tumors.
Expanded state-of-the-art clinical space is now seeing patients on Galter Pavilion’s 20th floor. The next phase is already in the works.
Ankit Bharat, MBBS, the Harold L. & Margaret N. Method Research Professor of Surgery, has been named chief of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery.
The Lurie Cancer Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the Basic Insights Awards.
Northwestern Medicine investigators discovered a method to modulate levels of a protein that is known to drive inflammation, by manipulating levels of an amino acid known as serine.
Novel approach will aid scientists in optimizing SNAs as therapeutic vaccines to treat cancer
Zeeshan Butt, PhD, has been named director of the Lurie Cancer Center’s Outcomes Measurement and Survey Core (OMSC).
Congratulations to the award recipients who celebrated with colleagues and friends on at a ceremony and reception on February 7.
Tina Mantis, an active supporter of the Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation’s Founding Board, died February 5.
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