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AACR Funding Opportunities Available

AACR Funding Opportunities Available

Since establishing its grant program in 1993, the American Association of Cancer Research has awarded more than $400 million in funding to more than 700 scientists for cancer research projects…
Grant supports clinical trials for kids with cancer at three Chicago hospitals

Grant supports clinical trials for kids with cancer at three Chicago hospitals

A group led by University of Illinois Cancer Center member Mary Lou Schmidt, MD, chief of hematology/oncology in the University of Illinois College of Medicine’s pediatric department, has received a…
New research explores policies on timely breast cancer diagnosis for underserved women

New research explores policies on timely breast cancer diagnosis for underserved women

Richard Warnecke knows that disparities exist between minority and white women receiving a timely breast cancer diagnosis. The question he has is why. In a new paper published online in…

Upcoming Events

  1. ScreenABLE Saturday

    November 17 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Balling for Health: UIC 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

    November 18 at 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Regulation of Proteostatsis at Cellular Membranes via Ubiquitylation

    November 27 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  4. Palliative Care: An Extra Layer of Support

    December 6 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Exploring Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer

    December 13 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.