Cancer Community Outreach

Senior Fest cancer community booth

Advancing Care and Research in Our Community and Beyond

Finding new ways to detect cancer earlier and to prevent it altogether is a large part of our mission. Our experts are committed to reducing cancer’s burden in Chicago’s highly socioeconomically diverse, urban community. We strengthen links with neighboring communities with outreach and engagement that increases public awareness of advances in cancer research and encourages participation in cancer clinical trials

What Does It Mean to Be an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center?

An official comprehensive cancer center designation by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the highest federal rating a cancer center can achieve. Learn what's required to earn this designation and how the UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center is shaping cancer care and research today and beyond.

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