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GSU, U of I get $1.5M grant for cancer research

Areas with the highest cancer rates in the Chicago area have shifted from the city to the suburbs, researchers say, and a $1.5 million federal grant to two Illinois universities will help fight this disparity in the south suburbs.

Officials from Governors State University in University Park and the University of Illinois Cancer Center in Chicago held a town hall meeting Friday morning to announce Project GUIDE, which will use the four-year grant from the National Cancer Institute for community-based research with the goal of reducing the disparity…Please click here to read the full story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

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