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UIC’s global transplant program expands in Ukraine

UMANA’s Dr. Maria Hrycelak and Dr. George Hrycelak met with UIC’s Dr. Damiano Rondelli, Dr. Daniel Hryhorczuk and Dr. Patricia Finn on March 5 to deliver a donation to the Global BMT Training Program (Photo: UIC) The UIC Global Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) Training Program funds travel and stay for physicians from [...]

By |2019-03-18T19:16:55-05:00March 18th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on UIC’s global transplant program expands in Ukraine

22 department of medicine providers named among the region’s top physicians

Twenty two department of medicine providers were named among the region's top physicians by Castle Connolly, the consumer healthcare guide. Seven of the recognized providers were featured in Chicago magazine's January 2019 "Top Doctors" list. More News

University of Illinois Hospital ranked “High Performing” in Cancer and Nephrology divisions for 2018-19 US News and World Report

2018-19 U.S. News and World Report ranking U.S. News and World Report, online news magazine have released the National 2018-19 Best Hospital rankings for the 29th Annual year running. The online news magazine best known for ranking all the Colleges, Universities, Hospitals nationally has compared more than 4,500 medical centers across 25 specialties, [...]

By |2018-08-30T09:05:41-05:00August 29th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News, DOM Nephrology News|Comments Off on University of Illinois Hospital ranked “High Performing” in Cancer and Nephrology divisions for 2018-19 US News and World Report

Lung cancer screening guidelines inadequate for high-risk minorities

Lawrence E. Feldman, MD Mary Pasquinelli, APN Data from a lung cancer screening program at the University of Illinois at Chicago provides evidence that national lung cancer screening guidelines, which were developed based on the National Lung Screening Trial, or NLST, in 2011 and recommend screening based on age and smoking [...]

By |2018-08-27T12:03:34-05:00August 27th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Lung cancer screening guidelines inadequate for high-risk minorities

Global Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) training program supports development of international bone marrow transplant programs

Training program participants and staff (from left): Dr. Ariel Amaru (San Andres University, La Paz, Bolivia); Dr. Kateryna Filonenko (National Cancer Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine); Dr. Olowoselubaba Olowoselu (University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria); Amanda Rivera, Global BMT program assistant, UIC hematology-oncology staff; Damiano Rondelli Global BMT initiative founder and director and chief of hematology/oncology; Dr. [...]

By |2018-08-17T12:31:22-05:00August 17th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Global Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) training program supports development of international bone marrow transplant programs

Dr. Kent Hoskins receives grant for expansion of breast cancer program

On June 4, 2017, Jill Surdyka, Director, Community Engagement, Avon Breast Cancer Crusade presented Dr. Kent Hoskins with a $75,000 grant. The grant will support expansion of the breast cancer navigation program which is a key part of the breast program’s efforts to improve access and timeliness of care for underserved women in the community who are [...]

By |2017-07-05T11:52:44-05:00June 26th, 2017|DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Dr. Kent Hoskins receives grant for expansion of breast cancer program

Dr. Lawrence Feldman Appointed to IASLC Program Committee

Dr. Lawrence Feldman, associate professor of clinical medicine, was appointed to the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Program Committee for the Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. The committee is  responsible for organizing the symposium. The symposium will take place from September 14‐16, 2017 at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago.  Learn more [...]

By |2017-08-02T15:17:14-05:00June 19th, 2017|DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Dr. Lawrence Feldman Appointed to IASLC Program Committee