Liz S. Way and the rest of The Komen Tissue Bank Team sends us big thanks!
WOW! I can not believe that the September event is now behind me. It was an amazing day! I first want to apologize to all of you that were involved with the bus scheduling confusion. I know some of you drove and others stayed here in Indy. I feel absolutely terrible about it. I want to say that I am sorry!!! I promise to do better in the future.
We are deeply grateful for your willingness to volunteer at our tissue collection event at Stroger Cook County Hospital on Saturday. After every tissue collection event, I am always amazed by our volunteers! Everyone is so willing and motivated to make the day a success ...continue reading →
The 25th annual National Cancer Survivors Day was celebrated in communities around the world on Sunday, June 3, 2012. John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County was one of the sites running the event in Chicago.
MyBreastCancerTeam is making it easier for women facing breast cancer to connect in a much more personal way by sharing experiences, recommending providers and developing real connections with other women just like them who have been in their shoes. The power of a social network that is only for women with breast cancer is truly helping them get the real support and advice they need as they face the disease ...continue reading →
As some of you may know, SHCC MBCCOP staff has been collaborating with Dr. Ashlesha Patel over the past three years to develop a reproductive health in cancer care concept through ECOG.
We are proud to announce that our ECOG concept, E1Q11, EROS: Engendering Reproductive Health in Cancer Care, has been approved by the National Cancer Institute for protocol development. It is projected that this study will be activated this fall.
SHCC buletin - E1Q11 EROS Trial (click on image to enlarge)
Look Good...Feel Better is a free, non-medical, brand-neutral program dedicated to helping you look as good as possible during chemotherapy, radiation, and other cancer treatments.
Free workshops and webinars offer lessons on skin and nail care, cosmetic and accessories and wardrobe styling... helping these patients to find some normalcy in a life that is by no means normal ...continue reading →