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Our A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation/University of Illinois Cancer Center 5K Lung Run has been postponed until further notice! Stay tuned for updates!

Check out Cancer Center member, Dr. Jalees Rehman, who is this week's Featured Expert for the UIC News!!


Dr. Lawrence Feldman (left), Lung Nurse Navigator, Mary Pasquinelli, and Dr. Arek Dudek, attended the  International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Denver.


Click here for a message from our Director, Dr. Robert Winn 


The Cancer Center's Director, Dr. Robert Winn, and his team met with Rockford, Illinois, Mayor Larry Morrissey, to discuss exciting new collaborations between the UI Cancer Center's Rockford campus and projects, and the local Rockford community.  Drawing parallels to the Framingham Heart  Study, the Rockford community and its resources are primed for a whole new era of groundbreaking research.


The Chicago Department of Public Health, our fellow medical institutions and our community partners joined with us in mid-August to launch Nobody Quits Like Chicago! This week-long smoking cessation initative provided our Mile Square Health Centers with cessation tools and lung cancer screening information for all our community members. 

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The UI Cancer Center ran the Imerman Angels 5K Brunch Run.  Special thanks to all who came out to support us!
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Pictures from our Survivors Celebration!

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The State of the Cancer Union took place on April 24, 2015, at the Chicago Urban League, and featured commentary on Family History and Cancer: Moving Beyond Our Genes, by Dr. Rick Kittles from the University of Arizona.  The event also recognized DonaLynne Schaffer and Bishop Larry Trotter for their work in the cancer community.

(L-R: Karriem Watson, MS, MPH, of the University of Illinois Cancer Center; Dr. Rick Kittles of the University of Arizona; Shaan Trotter, MSc, of Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern University; Dr. Adam Murphy of Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern University; Victor LaGroon of the University of Illinois Cancer Center)

Thursday, April 23, 2015, the University of Illinois Cancer Center represented the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Legacies and Leaders, where Cancer Center staff Chris Gay and Dawn Smith, and UIC College of Medicine's Michael Wesbecher, provided UIC alumni and faculty with highlights and examples of current research happening in the UI Cancer Center.


News from our labs: 

Women Smokers Concerned About Weight Less Likely to Try to Quit 

Defense Grant Helps UIC Urologist Bring Prostate Cancer Into Focus


UI Health Physician Helps Launch Bone Marrow Unit in Bangalore


Click here to read more about our Phase I Clinical Trial  for PAC-1 that launched last week!



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