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10:00 am

Illinois Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Meeting 2018

December 13, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Michael A. Bilandic Building, 160 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL
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UI Cancer Center Members Lisa Tussing-Humphreys, PhD, MS, RD, and Karriem S. Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH will participate on a panel discussion at this event. CME credits are available. The Illinois Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (ILCCRT) is a call to action to address immediate challenges and opportunities regarding colorectal cancer in the state of Illinois. It reflects the …

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12:00 pm

Exploring Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer

December 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
College Of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 7175, 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Robert Clarke, PhD, DScProfessor of Oncology and Dean of ResearchGeorgetown University  ABSTRACT:Endocrine therapy has been around since Beatson and others showed the benefit of ovariectomy in the 1890s. Treatment changed over the intervening century to include drugs like Tamoxifen (since 1971). While aromatase inhibitors are currently the preferred first-line therapy for postmenopausal women, and these drugs …

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