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Join the Latest American Cancer Society’s Large Cohort Study Aug. 8 in Goldblatt

July 30, 2013

In partnership with the American Cancer Society, the University of Chicago Medicine will be enrolling patients into the latest large cohort Cancer Prevention Study. The target for the study is 300,000 adults, aged 30 to 65 with no personal history of cancer, from various racial/ethnic backgrounds across the U.S. Register online. Enrollment will be at Goldblatt Pavillion Aug. 8 between 8am and 11:30am. [Read more]

ASCO Day 3: More Mutations, Fewer Drugs

June 3, 2013

Since this is UChicago Cancer Conversations we will lead off today with a very Chicago project. At 8:15 this morning, Jane Churpek, MD, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Chicago, presented surprising new data on the frequencies of mutations in cancer susceptibility genes in African Americans to a large group of cancer specialists. She then scurried the length of the McCormick Place complex just in time to give a similar talk at the daily press briefing. [Read more]