University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago woman cured of sickle cell disease

(Medical Xpress) -- Chicagoan Ieshea Thomas is the first Midwest patient to receive a successful stem cell transplant to cure her sickle cell disease without chemotherapy in preparation for the transplant.

Jun 19, 2012
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Molecule's role in cancer suggests new combination therapy

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that a molecule found at elevated levels in cancer cells seems to protect them from the "cell-suicide" that is usually triggered by chemotherapy ...

Mar 01, 2012
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