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Join us for our Spring fashion show and lunch while supporting world-class oncology care and the search for a cure!

Thursday, May 9, 2024
10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Event Impact: Proceeds support the Comprehensive Community-Based Cancer Research and Oncology program at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.

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Impacting Local Cancer Care: Brenda’s Story

Through our close social partnership with the local community, we exceed the national average and nearly 50% of our trial participants identify as African American.  This helped to distinguish our small community program on a national level, having won the Conquer Cancer Foundation Award in 2014, and receiving our 3-year Commission on Cancer commendation having achieved all benchmarks.

Barriers to care are complex, but notably include barriers to high-quality health care for African Americans who are disproportionally affected by cancer.

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 26 of the world’s leading cancer centers, endorses clinical trials as “best management” for patients facing cancer.  It is through clinical trials that we have been led to recent discoveries regarding immunotherapy and targeted therapies that have promoted both longer life and improved quality of life.

At any given time at UChicago Medicine Memorial, nearly 60 clinical trials are in progress. These include groundbreaking treatments before they are widely available in the following clinical areas:

Thank you to our 2024 Promise of Hope Event Sponsors:

Sponsor Rogers Enterprises
Synergy Behavioral Health sponsor
Partner Kadet Cancer Research Foundation
Partner Calumet City Plumbing
Partner Wind Creek Chicago Southland Logo
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