Aug 08, 2022

One Family's Loss Creates Hope for Children's Cancer Research

After their son Ty passed away from a malignant rhabdoid tumor, Cindy and Lou Campbell started The Ty Louis Campbell Foundation in his honor. Their focus is funding childhood cancer research that could lead to improved prognoses for kids like Ty. Their work led them to collaborating with Samuel Cheshier, MD, PhD, a pediatric neurosurgeon and cancer researcher, at Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Aug 05, 2022

Ask an Expert: Technology Empowers Patients with Advanced Cancer to Plan for End-of-Life Care

Technology can assist doctors in giving an accurate six-month prognosis for patients at Huntsman Cancer Institute who have growing solid tumors. A correct prognosis empowers patients to make better decisions and gives them more control over their care and end-of-life plan.

Aug 03, 2022

Letter of Hope from Randy Jensen, Neurosurgeon

“Our team will be with you and your family,” says Randy Jensen, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist and neurosurgical oncologist who specializes in treating patients with benign and malignant brain tumors. In this letter of hope, he empathizes with patients and their families and sheds light on the many people working to make Huntsman Cancer Institute a special place.

Aug 01, 2022

Sun Safety Tips For You and Your Family

Summer has arrived—and that means long hours of sun and fun at backyard barbecues, water parks, and ballparks. If you’re out in the sun, be sure to follow these protection tips.

Jul 29, 2022

Protecting Kids from Melanoma

Kids of all ages resist wearing sunscreen, hats, and protective clothing. But sun protection is the best way to prevent melanoma in the future. Trying these techniques can lessen the struggle and help parents better protect kids from sun damage.

Jul 28, 2022

Huntsman Cancer Institute Again Ranked Among Best Nationally for Cancer Care

Huntsman Cancer Institute ranks 33rd nationally for cancer care according to U.S. News and World Report. More than 4,500 medical centers were evaluated on patient safety, outcomes, research programs, and more, as well as a survey of physicians.

Jul 26, 2022

Frequent Aspirin Use Shows Promise for Preventing Ovarian Cancer in Individuals at Higher Risk

A new Huntsman Cancer Institute study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows frequent aspirin use is linked with lower ovarian cancer risk in people with multiple risk factors. Britton Trabert, PhD, MS, investigator in the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program explains her research, how she hopes it improves potential preventive measures, and what lies ahead.

Jul 21, 2022

7 Tips for Sun Sensitivity During Cancer Treatment

Some treatments for cancer, like radiation and certain chemotherapy drugs, can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. You can still enjoy summer days by planning ahead to protect yourself from sunburn with these tips.