Jul 27, 2021

Huntsman Cancer Institute Receives Ranking Among Best Cancer Hospitals in the Nation

U.S. News and World Report has again ranked Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah among the best hospitals in the country for cancer care.

Jul 19, 2021

Revolutionary Immunotherapy and Ben & Jerry’s: A Melanoma Patient’s Story

Max Rosett faced melanoma as a young adult and a decade later, he is cancer free. He describes how he felt after being diagnosed, the outstanding treatment he received at Huntsman Cancer Institute and the revolutionary immunotherapy clinical trials that helped save his life.

Jul 07, 2021

Cancer, Exercise, and Heat: Tips for Staying Cool

Summer makes us want to be active outdoors. But people with cancer may be more prone to heat-related fatigue, hot flashes, sunburn, and dehydration. Huntsman Cancer Institute experts offer tips for beating the heat and protecting your skin so you can safely stay active this summer.

Jun 23, 2021

Proton Therapy Opens in Utah

Patients, doctors, scientists, donors, and community members gathered on June 23, 2021 to mark the opening of a major new resource for cancer care in Utah. The Senator Orrin G. Hatch Proton Therapy Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) is the first of its kind in the Mountain West and one of only 37 such centers nationwide.

May 06, 2021

Message from Our Nursing Director

The year 2020 was designated as the international Year of the Nurse in celebration of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. And what a year it was for nursing on the local, national, and world stage. Our 500-plus nurses at Huntsman Cancer Institute have shined during an unprecedented time, showing compassion, resilience, and grit through a pandemic, social unrest and injustice, and emergency responses during an earthquake and hurricane-force winds.

Apr 28, 2021

Talks with Docs: Sonal Oza, Cancer Rehabilitation Physician

“We want to provide patients the most comprehensive care possible,’ says Sonal Oza, MD, cancer rehabilitation physician. In this Talks with Docs video, Oza details the importance of cancer rehabilitation and helping patients do what’s important to them.

Apr 27, 2021

Six Things to Know about Mucositis (Mouth Sores)

If you’re on chemo or radiation and you’ve noticed sores in your mouth, you may have mucositis. This side effect of chemotherapy and radiation can cause pain and make it hard to eat. Having mucositis may even lead to limits on your chemotherapy doses. Learn how to recognize, prevent, and treat mucositis to improve cancer treatment and your quality of life.

Apr 14, 2021

How Occupational Therapy Can Help People with Cancer

Cancer symptoms and treatments can sometimes make it hard for people to do everyday activities. Huntsman Cancer Institute’s occupational therapy service helps people find ways to adapt or change the way they perform daily tasks so they can get back to their normal routines. Learn more about what occupational therapists do and the specific problems they can address.