UI Cancer Center Patient Brigade members model for All of Us campaign

Cancer led Angela Walker to becoming a model.Waller, a breast cancer survivor, is one of three University of Illinois Patient Brigade members who were photographed for a new All of Us advertising campaign that can been seen throughout select Chicago Transit Authority train platforms and rail cards on select cars. Walker was one of nearly 20 people photographed over a two-day period.The All of Us Research Program was launched by the National Institutes…

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Newly activated UI Cancer Center Clinical Trials

The following study has recently been activated for patient enrollment by the University of Illinois Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Please click on the link to learn about the details regarding the study on clinicaltrials.gov. For more information or questions about the study, please email cancertrials@uic.edu or call 312-355-5112. CODEX/BC-819-18-204: A Phase 2 Study of BC-819 in Patients With Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Whose Disease is Unresponsive to Bacillus Calmette-Guerin https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03719300?term=bc-819&rank=2

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Upcoming Events

Robert Winn, MD, director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, is serving as chair of the planning committee of the National Cancer Policy Forum’s upcoming workshop titled “Applying Big Data to Address the Social Determinants of Health in Oncology.” The event will be held Oct. 28-29 at the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.The workshop will examine the social determinants of health in the context of cancer,…

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There’s still time to receive a flu shot

Eligible State of Illinois employees and retirees have another opportunity to receive a free flu shot on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Student Center East’s Cardinal Room (329), 750 Halsted Street. The UIC College of Pharmacy and the University Payroll and Benefits have partnered with the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services to provide the seasonal shots. For additional questions, contact University Payroll and Benefits at 312-996-7200…

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