Posts Categorized: Cancer

Young Adults Run Across Country to Fight Cancer

For the second year in a row, runners with 4K for Cancer passed through Omaha, making a stop at Nebraska Medicine.  4K for Cancer is part of The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF), founded in 1997 after Doug Ulman (a three-time cancer survivor) became frustrated with the lack of resources and literature to… Read more »

Look How Far We’ve Come!

Our campus skyline is changing! The photo to the left was taken July 15 of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. It’s a dramatic comparison to the next photo, which was taken Nov. 20. The new cancer facility, which is expected to open May 2017, will ensure Nebraskans and patients throughout the region will have convenient… Read more »

The Hardest Thing for a Parent to Hear

My husband and I want to express our sincere gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff at Nebraska Medicine. On Wednesday, June 1, our son, Connor, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The level of medical care and compassion we have received is amazing. ENT specialist Dr. Dwight Jones and his staff worked swiftly… Read more »