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Congratulations to Our Poster Competition Winners

Congratulations to Our Poster Competition Winners

This week the UI Cancer Center gathered for the annual Dr. Gary Kruh Cancer Research Symposium and Student Poster Competition. Nine awards were given to outstanding student research in the…
Nearly 200 patients screened for oral, head and neck cancer

Nearly 200 patients screened for oral, head and neck cancer

Petra Garcia walked into Mile Square Health Center last week to undergo a mammogram and walked out having been screened for head and neck cancer, too. Garcia was one of…
Students raise more than $8,500 at cancer event

Students raise more than $8,500 at cancer event

The University of Illinois Recreation Center was a flurry of activity Friday evening. Students throughout the facility were exercising to stay fit – running, swimming, playing volleyball and basketball, lifting…

Upcoming Events

  1. Cell cycle, kinase and phosphatase signaling in prostate cancer progression: from bench to bedside and back

    April 23 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  2. Research: What’s Community Got to Do with It? A Workshop on Building Research Partnerships

    April 25 at 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Research Day 2019: Rockford Campus

    April 30 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Best Practices for Mentoring and Training Obesity and Cancer Health Equity Scholars

    May 2 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  5. A Tale of Two Receptors: Regulation of Breast Cancer Cell Fate by Related Phospho-SRs

    May 9 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chicago Loop Life Expectancy
Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood and West Englewood Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the Chicago Loop is 85-years-old, but just a few miles away in the neighborhoods of Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood and West Englewood, that age drops drastically to just over 70. We are striving to understand these differences and are working to reduce these burdens.