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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In The Media, HCI News Jan 09, 2017
Pancreatic cancer is a deadly disease that presents unique challenges for researchers. Clinical trials at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) are testing immunotherapy, medicines that stimulate the patient’s immune system, to boost the effects of standard chemotherapy drugs in treating pancreatic cancer.
Read More In The Media, HCI News Jan 02, 2017
For many of us, 2017’s New Year’s resolutions echo past resolutions we didn’t quite manage to keep. If your goals for 2017 include exercising more, eating better and cutting back on smoking or drinking, the experts at Huntsman Cancer Institute have some information that could help inspire success: these changes are also an integral part of protecting yourself against cancer.
Read More In The Media, HCI News Dec 26, 2016
When it comes to treating thyroid cancer, less can be more.
The adage certainly proved true for Lisa Anderson. After the mother of one was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, doctors at Huntsman Cancer Institute assessed her risk to decide which treatment would be most effective for her.
In The Media, HCI News Dec 19, 2016
Sara learned she had a rare form of gastrointestinal cancer at the age of 37. She told her family and just a few weeks later, her brother had a check-up. His doctors found he had stage 4 colon cancer. Surprised and shaken by the coinciding diagnoses, Sara and her family turned to Samantha Greenberg, a genetic counselor at Huntsman Cancer Institute for answers.
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Press Releases, In The Media Feb 15, 2017
Research published today in Nature from scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah shows how epithelial cells naturally turn over, maintaining constant numbers between cell division and cell death.
Read More News, In The Media Jan 30, 2017
Actors Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen spent two hours visiting patients at Huntsman Cancer Institute on Sunday, January 22. The “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Captain America: Civil War” co-stars were in town promoting their Sundance film “Wind River.” Before flying back to Los Angeles, they took time to stop by the hospital and talk with cancer patients and staff.
Read More Press Releases, In The Media Jan 25, 2017
Once breast cancer spreads through the body, it can degrade a patient’s healthy bones, causing numerous problems. Scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah have identified a new way that bones get destroyed through cancer. And they’ve also learned how to block that destruction with a new drug. Initial tests with patients show promising results.
In The Media Jan 23, 2017
In the United States, thyroid cancer incidence is increasing more rapidly than any other cancer and is commonly diagnosed at a younger age than most adult cancers. This year, an estimated 64,300 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with the disease. .