Upcoming broadcast

“Hair and Health: Myths and facts examining cancer and black hair products” is the topic of the upcoming “Dr. In The House with Dr. Terry Mason” segment on WVON 1690 AM on Sunday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Scheduled guest is Chris-Tia Donaldson of “Thank God it’s Natural,” a manufacturer of natural hair and skin care products. A breast cancer survivor, Donaldson uses her success in the beauty space to…

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GSU student thinking different career path after GUIDE internship

Michaela Wascher-Disney may have discovered a new career path this summer. Wascher-Disney, a rising senior at Governors State University, spent part of her summer conducting cancer research as a NCI P20 grant intern called GUIDE (Governors State University – UI Cancer Center Disparity Education). The project prepares college students and junior faculty for careers in cancer disparities research by equipping them with the skills and abilities to respond to the rapidly-changing landscape of…

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Khan presented with grant from Leukemia Research Foundation

Irum Khan, assistant professor of hematology/oncology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and a member of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, was one of 12 scientists in the United States chosen to receive a grant from The Leukemia Research Foundation. Dr. Andrei Gartel, associate professor, and member of the UI Cancer Center is co-Investigator on this study. Khan, MD, will receive $100,000 in funding year 2019-2020 to conduct research on…

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