Steven T. Rosen, MD, FACP, director of the Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center
of Northwestern University, announced that the Center has been awarded
a 4-year competitive renewal of its Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG)
from the National Cancer Institute. The grant award of $1.47 million per
year supports the cancer research infrastructure of the Lurie Cancer Center.
The Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University, a National
Cancer Institute-designated clinical cancer center, is the focus of cancer
research, education, and patient care at Northwestern University. The Lurie
Cancer Center coordinates clinical research and cancer patient care programs
at the teaching affiliates of the Northwestern University Medical School,
and, through the Northwestern Healthcare Network, is associated with the
following hospitals in the Chicago area: Children's Memorial Medical Center,
Evanston and Glenbrook Hospitals, Highland Park Hospital, Ingalls Health
System, Northwest Community Healthcare, Northwestern Memorial Hospital,
Silver Cross Hospital, and Swedish Covenant Hospital.