Comprehensive Cancer Center
For more than 50 years, The University of Chicago has been a leader in cancer research. In fact, seminal discoveries made at UChicago have stimulated the development and introduction of many of the cancer treatments used today. Many of the roots of chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, gene therapy, and bone marrow transplantation can be traced to UChicago. As members of The University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCCCC), they are committed to exploring and developing innovative ways to prevent and reduce the devastating effects of cancer. Although they recognize that they may never find a universal cure for all cancers, they are dedicated to transforming this deadly disease into a chronic ailment. The UCCCC strives to not only meet the needs of its patients, but also perform research of the highest quality, while supporting local physicians and providing enhanced education for health professionals. They also aim to strengthen links with the surrounding community.