Creating Futures -- AMC Cancer Fund Supports the University of Colorado Cancer Center
In 2005, the AMC Cancer Fund (http://www.amc.org/) affiliated with the University of Colorado Cancer Center, and threw its support behind research into the prevention and treatment of cancer. With the support of generous donors like AMC, the University of Colorado offers the only Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Rocky Mountain Region and one of only 40 in the United States. The Cancer Center's 5 year survival rates for lung, prostate, breast cancer and lymphoma are higher than the state and the national average.
Dr. Chuck Ray, Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Chief of Interventional Radiology at University of Colorado Hospital, discusses interventional radiology and its use in the treatment of liver cancer.
As a young physician, Dr. McCarter learned much from his mentors, and he's glad to have the opportunity to pass on his knowledge to the next generation of surgeons. His passion for medicine, though, "comes from my desire to help other people."
Kimberly Emerson, a courageous mother of six, underwent stem-cell treatment at University of Colorado Hospital to battle her acute myeloid leukemia. UCH physicians Jonathan Gutman and Han Myint also appear.
If you're scheduled for an inpatient stay at University of Colorado Hospital, this video is made especially for you. Introduced by Bruce Schroffel, President and CEO of UCH, and narrated by Carl Miller, Director of the Patient and Family Centered Care program at the hospital, you'll follow a new patient from the time she arrives at the Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion to her departure from the hospital. The video also provides a general overview of the hospital and its amenities.
University of Colorado Hospital's Pancreas and Biliary Multidisciplinary Clinic brings together a team of diverse, but complementary, specialists who blend their expertise to provide each patient with customized care and treatment.
The University of Colorado Cancer Center is a world-class cancer treatment center, right here in Colorado. Our physicians and researchers conduct groundbreaking cancer studies to develop new and effective cancer treatments.