“As a physician-scientist, the patients I’ve treated who haven’t made it are always in the back of my mind, moving my laboratory work forward,” says Michael Engel, MD, PhD. His research group studies the molecular details that lead to the development of childhood leukemias and then leverages that information to combat them.
After being diagnosed and treated for ovarian cancer, obstetrician Janice Byrne was determined to make a difference for others facing the same disease. Now, she advocates to increase education and awareness about ovarian cancer and provide support to newly diagnosed patients.
Your body's metabolism is different from a cancer cell's metabolism. Researchers like graduate student Zhizhou Ye are studying how cancer cells rewire their metabolism to survive and grow. Understanding these processes in depth could lead to therapies that stop cancer's growth.
Eating healthy food like fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases. Check out these ideas for adding more fruits and veggies to your day.
Cancer can be a life-altering experience for patients and their loved ones. Recovering your sense of who you are and how you will live your life going forward are important aspects of your recovery and survivorship.
What should you expect before, during, and after stereotactic radiosurgery, or SRS? This video explains the process and may help you feel less anxious when facing your first SRS appointment.
Choosing the right treatment after being diagnosed with prostate cancer can seem overwhelming. Here are some things to consider as you work with your doctor to choose the best option.
Our patients helped us create a summer playlist of inspirational songs, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love.
Complementary and integrative medicine is a type of health care used alongside standard treatments. It can be used during cancer treatment to help with symptoms and side effects, such as pain, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, and depression.
When I was a teenager, the HPV vaccine did not exist. I wish it had; I would have been grateful for its protection. And I have news for you, HPV. You messed with the wrong woman.
Volunteers are needed for a research study about quitting smoking. Participants will be compensated for their time and nicotine patches will be provided at no cost.
John Sweetenham, MD, shares his experience of growing up in England, what other profession he might have liked to practice, and more.
Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah has been recognized again this year as one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
HCI will offer free oral and skin cancer screenings to the public at our Community Open House on August 24.
August 3 is National Watermelon Day! Celebrate with this refreshing recipe, perfect for barbecues on hot summer days. In addition to being delicious, watermelon contains large amount of lycopene, a compound that may help prevent prostate cancer.
Sunscreen keeps you safe from harmful ultra-violet (UV) rays, but it works even better when paired with extra sun safety precautions.
National Salad Week is here! Getting tired of the same green leaf-and-tomatoes salad? Try these pairings of veggies, fruits, nuts, and dressings to give your tastebuds a welcome change.
Adolescents and young adults with cancer have unique emotional, physical, and practical needs that aren’t easily met through typical cancer care for children or older adults. For these patients, cancer can interrupt school, work, marriage, parenthood, and more.
In the heat of summer, a hot flash can feel unbearable. These tips may help. Hot flashes affect the quality of life of many cancer patients. They may be a side effect of cancer or its treatment, especially for patients treated for breast cancer or prostate cancer.
After what Ken and Julieann Selden call the worst trial they’ve ever faced, the young couple now live a more purposeful life. Ken's diagnosis with mesenchymal chondrosarcoma brought a lifetime’s worth of grief, fear, pain, hope, and joy.