We support transdisciplinary cancer research programs and foster true partnerships benefiting Chicagoland communities.
ChicagoCHEC’s nurturing hub of Cores, Research/Pilot projects, and Incubator/Catalyst programs are directed at building the next generation pipeline of students and faculty entering health-related careers, increasing the number of cancer health disparities researchers, and supporting cancer research and community engagement benefiting Chicagoland communities.
Incubator and catalyst funding for partnership building, research proposal development, pilot projects, and research projects.
Enhancing community engagement, cancer education, survivorship support, and community capacity building.
We leverage the strengths of ChicagoCHEC institutions and partners to support students, trainees, and faculty.
We initiate new projects and continuously evaluate ChicagoCHEC’s impact and progress toward its mission to advance cancer health equity via scientific discovery, education, training, and community engagement.
The Admin Core supports ChicagoCHEC’s research, education, and outreach via overall leadership, administrative management, and program coordination.
Reducing Tobacco Use Disparities Among Adults in Safety Net Community Health Centers (The Choose to Change Study)
WeCanConnect: Using mHealth to Connect Physically Disabled Cancer Patients with Matched Disabled Survivors
An e-Health Intervention to Improve Symptom Burden and Health-Related Quality of Life among Hispanic Women Completing Active Treatment for Breast Cancer
Community-engaged obesity intervention development for Puerto Rican and Mexican men
Prostate cancer disparity in Chicago-area African American men: patient-derived models and biomarkers of cancer risk
Reducing colorectal cancer disparities on the South Side of Chicago through cross-Institutional collaborations