Survivorship TACTICs

Survivorship TACTICs

Kristin Leonardi-Warren and Drs. Tim Garrington, Linda Overholser, Brian Greffe, Kristin Kilbourn and Alison Jones of CU Cancer Center’s TACTIC Clinic. Story by Lynn G. Clark. Photos by Thomas Cooper. Five caregivers sit at the round table in the internal...
Dr. Jill Slansky, Cancer Researcher

Dr. Jill Slansky, Cancer Researcher

Associate Professor of Immunology,University of Colorado School of Medicine Co-Leader, CU Cancer Center Immunology & Immunotherapy Program Jill Slansky, PhD, is an associate professor in the Integrated Department of Immunology at the University of Colorado School...
Mary Baird: Brain Tumor Survivor

Mary Baird: Brain Tumor Survivor

Mary Baird: I’m not going anywhere By Mary Lemma There are just some things that defy easy explanation. Take the case of Mary Baird, 51, who in 1995 was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, a grade IV brain tumor. GBM, the most  aggressive of brain tumors, is...
The Root of the Matter: Cancer Stem Cells

The Root of the Matter: Cancer Stem Cells

Do cancer stem cells drive cancer recurrence? And how to you kill them? CU Cancer Center scientists are collaborating on crucial studies to find out. Ask cancer survivors what their greatest fear is, and chances are they’ll reply: “The cancer coming...
Dr. Nicholas Foreman, Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist

Dr. Nicholas Foreman, Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist

A conversation with Nicholas Foreman, MD Nicholas Foreman, MD, is director of pediatric neuro-oncology at Children’s Hospital Colorado and one of only 35 pediatric neuro-oncologists in the United States. He holds the $2 million Seebaum/Tschetter Chair in...
Dr. Monique Spillman, Gynecologic Oncologist

Dr. Monique Spillman, Gynecologic Oncologist

“We can help ovarian cancer patients see their children grown, graduate, have a wedding—experience important life moments.” – Monique Spillman, MD, PhD Dr. Monique Spillman is the gynecologist you never want to have to meet. She is one of just eight...