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Liz Marai, associate professor of computer science at the UIC College of Engineering

May 25, 2021

Maximizing cancer survival, minimizing treatment side effects with AI

UIC computer scientists developing AI system to support head and neck cancer treatment decisions

Peter Gann

April 9, 2021

Men with low health literacy less likely to choose active surveillance for prostate cancer after tumor profiling

Tumor profiling has opposite effect among more socially advantaged populations

illustration of a DNA double helix

March 24, 2021

Single cell sequencing enables combination cancer therapy

Individual cancer cells reveal information about potential tumor responses to therapies that can help physicians prescribe more effective, targeted cancer treatment

Kent Hoskins; experts guide

January 21, 2021

Study finds racial disparities in breast cancer prognosis testing

Much higher mortality rate for Black women with the most common subtype of breast cancer even when they are diagnosed at an early stage

Breast cancer awareness bracelets that read "Share Beauty. Spread Hope."

August 27, 2020

Phase 1 human trials suggest UIC-developed breast cancer drug is safe, effective

Results published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

February 11, 2020

Wednesday: Expanding access to cancer clinical trials in Illinois

Media conference on expanding clinical trials to Illinoisans on Medicaid

Breast cancer awareness bracelets that read "Share Beauty. Spread Hope."
An x-ray crystallography generated image of a long foreign peptide (purple) being partially held inside MHC I protein’s surface groove (grey).

December 3, 2019

Early immune response may improve cancer immunotherapies

Mechanism may help detect elusive cancers

Neck pain on patient.
Breast cancer awareness bracelets that read "Share Beauty. Spread Hope."

November 21, 2019

CDC funds new breast cancer survivorship research at UIC

$1.8 million grant seeks to reduce disparities

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