mesothelioma patient Tim Nelson

Cancer Team Follows Through for Golf Pro

Golf coach Tim Nelson is breathing easier today, despite a diagnosis of the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma almost two years ago. "I keep feeling better and better since the surgery," Nelson said.

Josie Nordman and horse

Living Life to the Fullest

Josie Nordman, who was born with cystic fibrosis, received a bilateral lung transplant at the University of Chicago Medicine. "To have the chance to really live and breathe and do things I always wanted to do has been incredible," she said.

Pam Anderson outside the Nashville courthouse

A Tough Trial

When Pam Anderson was told there was nothing more that could be done for her lymphedema, she came to the University of Chicago Medicine. Today, her swelling is significantly reduced.

Louis de Guzman Portugal, MD, Amanda Ruiz, Jonas de Souza, MD

One Cancer, Two Lives at Stake

Amanda Ruiz learned she had head and neck cancer when she was 18 weeks pregnant. Her multidisciplinary medical team successfully treated the cancer and she delivered a healthy baby girl.

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Community Benefit ReportThe University of Chicago Medicine provided 21.7 percent, or $254.1 million, of total operating expenses in community benefits and services to promote health and well-being on the South Side and beyond. Read the 2012 Community Benefit Report and read our latest statement on trauma care.

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Experts Call for More Mental Health Treatment for People with Diabetes

In an editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Louis Philipson, Director of the Kovler Diabetes Center, and colleagues call for better mental health screening and treatment for people coping with the daily challenges of diabetes.


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Dimon in the Rough

The optimism for recovery surrounding J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon’s diagnosis of throat cancer highlights the advances made in treating head and neck cancers.