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ECOG-ACRIN 2020 May newsletter included section Institution Spotlight: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County (SHCC) Minority Underserved NCI Community Oncology Program (MU-NCORP):

The SHCC MU-NCORP, led by Thomas Lad, MD and Urjeet Patel, MD, was established in 2002 and remains one of the only single-site NCORP organizations with no affiliates or sub-affiliates. SHCC is the safety net hospital for uninsured patients in Chicago, Illinois and the surrounding suburbs.

You can read full section article in PDF form:
ECOG ACRIN Newsletter - March 2020 - Stroger Cook County NCORP.

Funding will also benefit SHCC MU-NCORP.

Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced about nearly $30 million award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that will benefit NCORP sites in Illinois, including SHCC MU-NCORP:

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced that three Illinois-based organizations have been awarded nearly $30 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support cancer clinical trials and cancer care delivery studies in their communities ...continue reading "Durbin, Duckworth Announce Nearly $30 Million For Cancer Research In Illinois"

On Monday, May 20th, National Cancer Institute (NCI) will be celebrating Clinical Trials Day. For this occasion NCI is releasing video to draw attention to the strides NCORP Sites are making to bring the latest knowledge and research studies to our communities.

After months of development and vetting, the NCORP video, “Cancer Clinical Trials in Your Community: NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP),” captures the essence of NCORP with several PIs sharing their thoughts and perspectives on the importance of the program to their communities.

A new video highlights the research efforts of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) in implementing cancer clinical trials and other research studies across the country ...continue reading "NCI celebrates Clinical Trials Day with new video that captures the essence of NCORP"

We are happy to share great news - our MU-NCORP receives NCI Silver award for outstanding accrual in 2018-2019!

SHCC MU-NCORP receives Silver NCI award for outstanding accrual in 2018-2019 - Click to Enlarge