Cancer Community Conversation

We want to hear from YOU about: how cancer impacts your life strategies to improve cancer outcomes in Illinois what our state can do to improve cancer disparities Register here by January 22 Questions? Please contact us at: or call 312-355-7864

Cancer Biology Program Monthly Meeting-Jan 2021

“What Can We Do For You? An Overview of UICC Catchment Area Resources and Services” Margaret Wright Geise Senior Research Scientist University of Illinois Cancer Center Register via zoom here: Passcode: s=Nxiv4= Meeting agenda includes a presentation, programmatic announcements, and updates from UI Cancer Center program leaders.

Myths and Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccine: A Community Conversation

Join us in an important discussion with local health experts on facts and myths surrounding the COVID-19 Vaccine. Interpretation services will be provided in Spanish & American Sign Language. This event will be held on Zoom and is a free, virtual, public event. Register here Speakers: Karriem Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH Assoc. Exec. Director-UI Health […]

Everything You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

Join our panel of experts for an in-depth discussion about cervical cancer. What is cervical cancer? Why should you get tested? What test aids in prevention? Access the Facebook live event here Moderated by: Dr. Heather Bergdahl Vice President, Transformation, The Loretto Hospital Panelists: Kristina Drayton, MSN/FNP-C Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, The Loretto Hospital Jeanette […]

New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Seminar

This lecture will focus on COVID-19, health care disparities, vaccine education, and what individuals can do to aid in community response and recovery. The presentation will be led by Dr. Karriem S. Watson from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health and the UI Cancer Center, Community Health Sciences, and Durand “Rudy” […]

Cancer Prevention and Control Program Monthly Meeting

Please register below for the monthly meeting and talk presented by Dr. Sanjib Basu and Will Snyder Democratizing Data to Understand Populations—the PHAME Center and Chicago Health Atlas The PHAME Center (PHAME stands for Population Health, Analytics, Metrics and Evaluation) is integrating disparate datasets to reveal valuable, interconnected factors that influence outcomes in different locations. […]

WVON Dr. in the House with Dr. Terry Mason

Listen live here This monthly program is hosted by Karriem Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH, associate director of community outreach and engagement at the UI Cancer Center, and director of community based research at Mile Square Health Center, and Terry Mason, MD.

UI Cancer Center Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Monthly Seminar

"Latent Class Survival Model for Subgroup Identification and Risk Prediction Using High-Dimensional Genomic Features" Jiehuan Sun Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, UIC Biostatistics Shared Resource Core, University of Illinois Cancer Center Abstract: Subgroup identification and risk prediction are two important tasks in disease studies, especially in complex […]

Translational Oncology Program Monthly Meeting

Register via zoom here: Passcode: QQv35kjL Meeting agenda includes a presentation,  programmatic announcements, and updates from UI Cancer Center program leaders.

Breast Cancer Research Group Monthly Meeting

Every month, on the third Tuesday of the month Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to add this meeting to your calendar system. Monthly appointments:   Join Zoom Meeting:   Meeting ID: 874 9847 0460 Passcode: Pv47gM1u One tap mobile +13126266799,,87498470460#,,,,*47096250# US (Chicago) +13017158592,,87498470460#,,,,*47096250# US (Washington D.C) Dial by your […]

Cancer Biology Program Monthly Meeting

Register via zoom here: Passcode: s=Nxiv4= Meeting agenda includes a presentation, programmatic announcements, and updates from UI Cancer Center program leaders.

Virtual Community Resource Fair – ChicagoCHEC

Join us in a virtual community resource fair to learn about some Community-Based Organizations and the resources they offer during the pandemic. 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.