Chapter Virtual Community Change

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Welcome to the Chicago Chapter of ONS!

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The Chicago Chapter invites you to browse our Virtual Community site

and participate in our events and other offerings.  This is your local ONS connection. 

Find out about our membership, leadership, meetings, events, newsletter, and much more. 

Please contact Denise Friesema ( or Carol Knop ( for information about posting events or other information on our site.


To make a request to post an announcement, complete the required form and provide any attachments such as program flyers.  

Click here to download the form.




CME/CE Partners:  The CCONS 2018 CE programs calendar is already full. Please email Eric Zack and Katharine Szubski (Program Committee Co-Chairs) to see if there are any last minute changes/cancellations that would allow for your CME/CE program. 


The CCONS Board and Committee Chairs conduct an annual planning around the 1st week of January 2019. The Program Committee plans all CE programs 1 year in advance. Any CE program suggestions you may have should be sent to Eric Zach and Katharine Szubski ( on or before December 31, 3018 to be considered for 2019 CE Program.


Non-CE programs/Promotional talks:  At the present time, CCONS does not utilize promotional talks for CCONS meetings.  Promotional programs may be posted on the virtual community no more than 30 days prior to the program.  E-mail Denise Friesema at with the program details. 


Upcoming CCONS Events

Presents: CCONS Awards & Educational Program

Date:  Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Topic & Speaker:
Recent Advancements in Immunotherapy:  Understanding Modulation and Resistance

Amy Beres, PhD

Aurora Research Institute

Director of Patient-Centered Oncology Research  



Petterino’s Italian Restaurant

150 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


Arrival and Registration: 6:00 – 6:30PM

CCONS Business Meeting:  6:30 - 7:00 PM

Dinner and Educational Program:  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Please RSVP to by Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Questions or issues please contact Katharine @

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See the "Educational Opportunities" Tab above for all CE and nonCE Educational Events