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THURSDAY, May 7, 2015, will be the Cancer Center's Population Health, Behavior and Outcome program's Distinguished Lecture and Diet and Behavior Shared Resource 101 Training Symposium.  Click here for more information.

The Cancer Center's Interim Director, Dr. Robert Winn, has been selected as the Keynote Speaker at the Illinois Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, to be held in Springfield on May 6, 2015.  Dr. Winn  will be speaking on "A New Model of Cancer Care in the 21st Century: From the Bench to the Community." 

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner recently eliminated the budget for the Illinois Tobacco Quit Line, effective immediately.  This has significant repercussions for the UI Cancer Center, most importantly because we rely on the Quit Line as a tool to navigate smokers to cessation and to lung cancer screening. Likewise, an increase in smoking cessation leads to a decrease in lung cancer.  Read our letter to Governor Rauner here

IT'S MINORITY CANCER AWARENESS MONTH! Learn more about your risk factors and the genetics of cancer at the STATE OF THE CANCER UNION.  Admission is free, register here

News from our labs: 

Women Smokers Concerned About Weight Less Likely to Try to Quit 

Defense Grant Helps UIC Urologist Bring Prostate Cancer Into Focus

UI Health Physician Helps Launch Bone Marrow Unit in Bangalore


Click here to read more about our Phase I Clinical Trial  for PAC-1 that launched last week!



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