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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Medicine director speaks about record-breaking decline in cancer mortality rates

Medicine director speaks about record-breaking decline in cancer mortality rates

January 12, 2020

A recent annual statistical report by the American Cancer Society revealed the largest yearly drop in deaths from cancer on-record between 2016 and 2017 and a 29 percent decrease from 1991 to 2017. Dr....

Feinberg School of Medicine. The institute is led by Dr. Edward Schaeffer, the chair of the Urology department at Feinberg

Northwestern Medicine opens Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute

January 28, 2019

Northwestern’s Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center announced on Jan. 7 the opening of the Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute, dedicated to the research and care of urologic cancers. The Institute...

Northwestern to partner with AbbVie for cancer research

December 6, 2016

Northwestern has agreed to a five-year partnership with biopharmaceutical company AbbVie to collaborate on cancer research, the company announced Monday. The North Chicago-based company will provide...

Lurie Center starts partnership for personalized oncology program

February 10, 2015

Northwestern’s Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center is joining forces with the Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics Institute and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for a new research...

Lurie Cancer Center chooses new director

October 1, 2014

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University named Dr. Leonidas Platanias its new director Wednesday, tapping a doctor who is known for his research on cancer-fighting proteins...

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