Breast Cancer

Julie E. Park, MD and female patient

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. But thanks to the latest medical and surgical approaches, many women with the disease have an excellent chance of being cured. At the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center, we treat even the most resistant tumors with a range of treatments--some of which aren't available at many other medical centers.

Breast screening, mammograms

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A War of Wills with Cancer

Eloise Orr was determined to beat breast cancer, the same disease her mother died from at age 35. The cancer was stubborn, but Orr’s will was even stronger. Each time her physicians developed a treatment regimen, Orr made sure it allowed her to continue traveling abroad, going to school and fulfilling her goals. »View larger

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