UI Cancer Center awarding two new grants

Two new MPI/R01 grants totaling $125,000 will be awarded by the University of Illinois Cancer Center this year. A two-page competitive Letter of Intent (LOI) is due by 3 p.m. on Feb. 25 to be eligible for the awards.The Cancer Center Pilot Program will foster outstanding new basic, translational and population science-based research at UIC by supporting the development of preliminary data that can be used to launch new National Institutes of Health…

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UI Cancer Center teams with Wellness House on survivorship programs

Cancer patients and their families living on Chicago’s west and South Sides now have access to free supportive therapy and survivorship programs close to home, thanks to a collaboration between Wellness House and the University of Illinois Cancer Center. The programs, which are led by Wellness House staff and offered for the first time at a federally qualified clinic in Chicago, include exercise and nutrition classes, stress management sessions, and support group and…

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