UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

For Cancer Researchers

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Resources to Help You Conduct Cancer Research

As a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, we dedicate significant resources toward developing research programs, faculty and facilities that will lead to better and innovative approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

Steven Chmura, MD with brain scan

Cancer Center Membership

Learn about the expectations for membership in the Comprehensive Cancer Center and the many benefits for our members.

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Core Facilities

The Biological Sciences Division provides shared technologies through Core Facilities, which provide specialized services in the support of research as well as serving as educational resources for the UChicago community.

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Cancer Research Programs

Comprehensive Cancer Center investigators are organized into four integrated scientific programs. Each program focuses on promising research paths.

Nishant Agrawal, MD, and patient

Clinical Research Support

An expert team of researchers, state-of-the-art equipment and considerable financial resources are required to unravel cancer’s vast complexity.

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Funding Opportunities

Learn about funding and award opportunities to fuel cancer research.

Eileen Dolan, PhD, and colleague in lab

Research Training Opportunities

We offer rich research opportunities for predoctoral and postdoctoral training among a wide range of disciplines.