Cancer

A new study by a UNMC researcher has found that having a comorbid condition directly impacts a patient’s chances of surviving lung cancer.

A Sioux City family is honoring their husband and father’s memory with a donation to Nebraska Medical Center cancer patients.

A $323 million cancer center at UNMC is set to open in the spring of 2017.

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans has been diagnosed with skin cancer.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he won't need chemotherapy after he underwent surgery for colon cancer.

A Creighton University Medical School expert on colon cancer says age 50 may be too late for some people to wait to have a colonoscopy.

Dr. Peter Coccia, a pediatric oncologist with UNMC, served as chairman of a committee that recently developed guidelines for cancer patients between the ages of 15 and 39.

Fewer minorities are getting colorectal cancer screenings, according to a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at UNMC.

Intrabeam is a new treatment option for breast cancer patients.  The procedure allows patients to have their surgery and radiation in a session lasting about 90 minutes.

Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of both men and women, but it’s the least funded because of the stigma associated with smoking.

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