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May 2024

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Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings
All Day
About 110,000 people are diagnosed with oral, head, and neck cancer every year in the United States. The University of Illinois Cancer Center will be offering free oral, head, and neck cancer screenings this week in collaboration with UI Health and the UIC College of Dentistry. The process will take about 5–10 minutes , ...
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Cancer Prevention and Control Program Meeting with Natalie Reizine, MD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Natalie Reizine, MD Assistant Professor Department of Internal Medicine University of Illinois College of Medicine Translational Oncology Program Member University of Ilinois Cancer Center Join Zoom Meeting here Meeting ID: 854 6974 1677 Passcode: WtYtaa6Y This group meets on the first Thursday of each month fro , ...
Hereditary Cancer Tumor Board
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Case-Based Cancer Genetics Education and Discussion Join the Zoom meeting here This group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 3 – 4 p.m. , ...
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Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings
12:00 am - 1:00 pm
About 110,000 people are diagnosed with oral, head, and neck cancer every year in the United States. The University of Illinois Cancer Center will be offering free oral, head, and neck cancer screenings this week in collaboration with UI Health and the UIC College of Dentistry. The process will take about 5–10 minutes , ...
Cancer Metabolism Working Group Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 886 3159 5836 Passcode: Mj5UBMm1 The agenda includes a presentation, program announcements, and updates from leaders. This group meets on the second Friday of every month from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. , ...
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Annual Walk for Wellness House
9:30 am - 11:00 am
There is still time to join the UI Heath/University of Illinois Cancer Center Survivorship Team to support the annual Walk for Wellness House. Wellness House has a strong partnership with UI Health and the Cancer Center because the organization offers free supportive programs for cancer survivors, their families and ca , ...
WVON Dr. in the House with Dr. Terry Mason
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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WVON Dr. in the House with Dr. Terry Mason featuring Karine Tawagi, MD
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Listen live here to WVON’s “Dr. in the House with Dr. Terry Mason” on Sunday, May 5, at 10 a.m. CT, when his guest is University of Illinois Cancer Center member Karine Tawagi, MD. They will discuss bladder cancer. May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Tawagi practices in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at U , ...
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GI Cancers Working Group
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The GI Cancers Working Group meets via Zoom the first Monday of the month from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Use this recurring Zoom link to join the meeting: https://uic.zoom.us/j/83364605392?pwd=WDBrbFlyUTIzcnRCY1ZnMVQ0RjhMQT09 Meeting ID: 833 6460 5392 Passcode: c6qG6JCD Please download and import the following iCalendar (. , ...
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Rare Cancers Prevention and Interception Virtual Workshop
All Day
Sponsored by the Division of Cancer Prevention, Center for Cancer Research, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Department of Defense (DoD). The main goals of the workshop are to: 1) Identify challenges and knowledge gaps , ...
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Rare Cancers Prevention and Interception Virtual Workshop
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Sponsored by the Division of Cancer Prevention, Center for Cancer Research, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Department of Defense (DoD). The main goals of the workshop are to: 1) Identify challenges and knowledge gaps , ...
Organizational Savvy: Tips for Career Success
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This PI 411 session emphasizes the importance of knowing how your institution works in order to get things done. We will explore power and influence and discuss how to align personal career goals with institutional priorities and leverage key professional relationships for success. May 8, 2024 1:00pm – 2:00pm Vi , ...
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Translational Oncology Program Meeting with Jeffrey A. Loeb
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jeffrey A. Loeb, MD, PhD John S. Garvin Endowed Chair in Neurology Professor and Head, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Co-Director Biomedical Informatics Core Center for Clinical and Translational Science University of Illinois Chicago Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 881 8434 5036 Passcode: 3THcU4kP   Thi , ...
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NIAID Mid-Western Regional Partnership Workshop at University of Illinois Chicago
7:30 am - 12:00 am
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Mid-Western Partnership Workshop will take place on the University of Illinois Chicago campus at the UI Health Mile Square Health Center, on May 13-14, 2024. The regional research funding workshop is titled “Enhancing the Participation of Research , ...
Lung Cancer Working Group Meeting
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 813 0052 6041 Passcode: WWjHWmC2 The meeting agenda includes a presentation, programmatic announcements, and updates from Cancer Center program leaders. This group meets on the second Monday of every month from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. , ...
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NIAID Mid-Western Regional Partnership Workshop at University of Illinois Chicago
12:00 am - 5:30 pm
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Mid-Western Partnership Workshop will take place on the University of Illinois Chicago campus at the UI Health Mile Square Health Center, on May 13-14, 2024. The regional research funding workshop is titled “Enhancing the Participation of Research , ...
Tumor Microenvironment Working Group Meeting: Trainee Presentations
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This month’s meeting will feature presentations from two of our trainees. Presenters include: Shreya Deb GEMS PhD Candidate Sun Lab Trisha Bansal Postdoctoral Research Associate Karginov Lab Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 854 7126 9273 Passcode: 8xyaWs4C The agenda includes a presentation, program announcements, , ...
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Southland Family Wellness Expo: Connecting Communities with Cancer Resources
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Features: Cancer Screenings, Resources and Information, DJ, raffles, and fun for the whole family. Sponsoring Partners: Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Illinois Cancer Center UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial , ...
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Breast Cancer Working Group
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join Zoom Meeting https://uic.zoom.us/j/81323623832?pwd=eU1SeUl6RnptdERyQkg3Z2xQQlFVZz09 Meeting ID: 813 2362 3832 Passcode: UQ4YFGxg This group meets the third Tuesday of every month from noon – 1 p.m. but there may be exceptions. Featured speakers and topics will be announced monthly. , ...
Best Practice Hour Series “ClinicalTrials.gov”
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This session will focus on learning and understanding what an Applicable Clinical Trial (ACT) is and the registration and results reporting that are required in ClinicalTrials.gov. Speaker Annette Kinsella, RN, CCRC Clinical Trials Office University of Illinois Cancer Center May 21, 2024 from 12 – 1 p.m. Register HERE. , ...
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Clinical Research Investigator Seminar Series (CRISS)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
“NIH Grant Human Subjects and Clinical Trial Requirements” The session will review considerations and requirements when applying for an NIH award for research that involves human subjects and is defined as a clinical and identify NIH resources for investigators conducting clinical trials research involving , ...
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Cancer Biology Program Meeting with Takeshi Shimamura, PhD, MS
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Takeshi Shimamura, PhD, MS Associate Professor Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiology College of Medicine Join Zoom Meeting Here  This is a recurring link that will work for all Cancer Biology program meetings through May 2024. Meeting ID: 862 8963 8273 Passcode: Y1BghAED This group meets on the fourth Tuesday , ...
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Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series with Jackie Herigodt
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jackie Herigodt Director of Partnerships and Engagement Imerman Angels Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 815 3471 4380 Passcode: Mt1kzfN6 This series focuses on cancer survivorship-related topics. Sessions are recorded and recordings are distributed after the talk. This group meets on the last Thursday of the month from 9 , ...
Prostate Cancer Working Group and Cancer Biology Program Seminar with Clayton C. Yates, PhD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Reassessing the Biology of Cancer Through the Lens of African Ancestry and Health Equity The seminar will take place, in-person, May 30 from 12  – 1 p.m. in the College of Medicine West Tower (CMWT) Room 220.   Clayton C. Yates, PhD John R. Lewis Professor of Pathology, Oncology, Urologic-Oncology Director for Tra , ...
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UNITY Symposium
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Precision prevention and oncology approaches are critical to address multilevel drivers of cancer health disparities. Precision approaches personalize prevention, screening, treatment, and survivorship care for patients based on biological vulnerabilities, behaviors, and broader social determinants of health (SDOH). In , ...
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