Aggressive Management of Lymphedema Improves Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Survivors
By Jamie Wagner, DO, breast surgical oncologist
Innovative Robotic Surgery Accelerates Recovery After Prostatectomy
By William Parker, MD, urologic oncologist
Advances in Radiation Protocols Improve Quality of Life with Prostate Cancer
By Xinglei Shen, MD, radiation oncologist
Groundbreaking Developments in Gynecologic Cancer Care
By Dineo Khabele, MD, FACOG, FACS, division director, gynecologic oncology
CAR T-Cell Therapy: Re-Engineering the Immune System to Fight Cancer
By Joseph McGuirk, DO, blood and marrow transplantation specialist
Proton Therapy Coming to Kansas City
The University of Kansas Health System will join an elite group of health systems and hospitals by becoming the first in the region to provide lifesaving proton therapy in Kansas City to cancer patients. The highly specialized form of radiation treat...
Integrative health, also known as integrative medicine, is an approach to health and wellness that seeks to find the root cause of health problems. The goal is to achieve physical, mental and social well-being throughout a person's lifespan and not o...
Preimplantation Genetic Testing Gives IVF Couples Peace of Mind
The University of Kansas Health System offers preimplantation genetic testing for couples who are trying to conceive through in vitro fertilization (IVF). The preimplantation diagnosis, or single gene testing, identifies diseases and genetic defects...
Resilience Toolbox Helps You Triumph Over Stress
Whether you are facing a medical illness or an imminent office deadline, it's important not to let stress consume you. Now, thanks to Turning Point, a program of The University of Kansas Health System, you can access skills online to help you cope wi...
10 Symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Learn about 10 symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) from Kansas City fertility specialist Courtney Marsh, MD.
A Gift From the Heart
Ida Mae "Mazie" Long loved her husband, Robert (Bob), through 52 years of marriage. From their meeting as undergraduate accounting majors at the University of Kansas, where both graduated in 1957, until Bob's death in 2009, Mazie was by his side. And...
Podcast: Women and Heart Disease
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four deaths is caused by heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. But did you know heart disease is different in women? In a recent podcast Ashley Simmons, MD, a non-invasive cardiologist at The University of Kansas Health System and director of the Adelaide C. Ward Women's Heart Program talked about heart disease and how it manifests differently in women than men.
Setting An Example of Enduring Support
Cheryl and Jeff Jernigan show commitment to healthcare in this region. Few people have supported The University of Kansas Health System as long, as strongly or as completely as Cheryl and Jeff Jernigan. And by making a planned gift to Turning Point a...
Immunotherapy Treatment for Allergies
Fall's seasonal activities are around the corner. Youth soccer and football games, hayrides and pumpkin patches may sound like fun, but for seasonal allergy sufferers, just thinking about these outdoor events is enough to make them itch. Over-the-cou...