The Only Cancer Institute in the World Designed by a Patient

Jon Huntsman, Sr., has had cancer four times. So he’s spent enough time in cancer hospitals to know what he’d do differently when he designed one from scratch. That’s why Huntsman Cancer Institute is unlike any other. It looks different. Feels different.

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Talking with Kids about Cancer

It can be hard for adults to understand cancer, let alone kids. HCI's Cancer Learning Center has resources to help parents explain to children what cancer means and how to help kids cope with their emotions.

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Tips for a Healthy, Happy Holiday

The holiday season is a time for joy. It can also be a time for weight gain, stress, and exhaustion. Huntsman Cancer Institute nutrition experts share some tips for eating wisely and keeping your holidays happy and healthy.

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Navigating Cancer at a Young Age

Each year over 1,000 adolescents and young adults (AYAs) in Utah are diagnosed with cancer. For many of these young adults (ages 15-39), the cancer diagnosis is their first real medical issue. Patients may suddenly have to learn the difference between a medical oncologist and a radiation oncologist. They may also have questions about fertility issues, or need help understanding the complexities of the healthcare system. To help guide patients through these tough issues Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah, in collaboration with Intermountain Healthcare, offers a patient navigator designed to meet the needs of AYA cancer patients.

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