Our Community Partnerships and Collaborations

Take Action at the Cancer Center

Every year, University of Illinois Cancer Center partners with UI Health/Mile Square Health Center, and more than 55 community and national organizations, to increase cancer screening and community engagement.

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Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC)

The Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC) is a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer partnership led by the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. The mission of the collaborative is to advance cancer health equity through meaningful scientific discovery, education, training, and community engagement.

Chicago-CHEC-Annual-Report-2019

Take a look at just a few of our many other collaborations:

Research and Implementation of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Programs at Mile Square Health Center

Breast Cancer Screening Parties

Grant Partners

Community Navigation Toolkit and Health Systems Initiative

Download our 2019 annual report to see more examples of how we have worked with our partners to improve cancer care for our community.

Become a Partner

We always welcome the opportunity to form new partnerships. Learn about how you can become a partner and work hand-in-hand with the CEHE to further your organization’s mission.


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