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November 20, 2012

Pediatric Cancer Patients Celebrate at Thanksgiving Party

Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a Thanksgiving party for more than 120 pediatric cancer patients and their families.

UI Hospital-Chicago Fire video

October 24, 2012

UI Hospital, Chicago Fire Partner for Breast Cancer Awareness

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club have partnered to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer.

Xavier Llor

October 10, 2012

An alternative to colonoscopy

Too many people refuse screenings for colorectal cancer because the tests are uncomfortable and costly. Xavier Llor has a better idea.

September 6, 2012

Genetic Link to Prostate Cancer Risk in African Americans Found

Prostate cancer in African-American men is associated with specific changes in the IL-16 gene, and by establishing the link in men of African as well as European descent, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine may have found a useful new biomarker for prostate cancer.

Howard Ozer

August 1, 2012

Physician-scientist heads Cancer Center

Cancer researcher and clinician Howard Ozer, former interim director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, has been named the center’s director.

July 24, 2012

Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Ovulation?

Could ovulation be the link to ovarian cancer? A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy hopes to see if ovulation increases a signaling pathway that transforms cells of the ovary or the Fallopian tubes into ovarian cancer.

Assistant Athletics Trainer Mike Gilmartin

July 18, 2012

Staying strong to clear life’s hurdles

“I don’t want cancer or being a survivor to define me,” says assistant athletic director Mike Gilmartin.

July 12, 2012

Noted Leukemia Clinician, Researcher Named UI Cancer Center Director

Dr. Howard Ozer, a renowned cancer clinician and researcher, has been named director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center.

June 15, 2012

Key Enzyme Plays Roles as Both Friend and Foe to Cancer

A molecule thought to limit cell proliferation also helps cancer cells survive during initial tumor formation and when the wayward cells spread to other organs in the body, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found.

April 24, 2012

Can Weight Loss Help African American Breast Cancer Survivors?

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy have designed a novel community-based weight loss intervention designed for African American breast cancer survivors.

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