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University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center

Commitment of UCCCC Members
As members of The University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCCCC), we are committed to exploring and developing innovative ways to prevent and reduce the devastating effects of cancer. Although we recognize that we may never find a universal cure for all cancers, we are dedicated to transforming this deadly disease into a chronic ailment. To meet this ambitious challenge, we focus on:

Meeting the Needs of Patients

Stimulate and support collaborative, interdisciplinary basic and clinical cancer research, and bring the benefits of our breakthroughs to patients to provide them with superior, state-of-the-art care;

Pioneer preventative strategies based on cutting-edge research;
Develop and provide imaging techniques and technologies to enhance diagnostics, detect malignancies early in their development, and improve the accuracy of radiographs; and
Improve quality of life for patients and provide convenient access to useful resources to support their physical, social, and emotional needs. For more information click here.

Doctor Profiles

Mark Ferguson, MD, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Ferguson specializes in the surgical management of diseases of the lungs and esophagus. He is experienced in all techniques of lung and esophageal resection, and is skilled in surgical methods to relieve airway obstruction and malignant pleural effusions. He … read more ❯