University of Illinois student-athlete Kofi Cockburn partners with Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) to spread awareness of cancer risks.
Cockburn will use social media to spread awareness about cancer risk factors, the importance of routine screening, prevention, and early detection. He’ll also help raise awareness of CTCA’s free online cancer risk management tool. The organization aims to emphasize the importance of personalized action plans for cancer prevention, which include evidence-based screening and lifestyle recommendations.
Kofi Cockburn is a 7-0 center from Kingston, Jamaica. He is a 2022 NCAA Consensus First-Team All-American.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), part of City of Hope, is a national network of oncology hospitals and outpatient care centers offering an integrated approach that combines surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and advancements in precision medicine with supportive therapies to manage side effects and enhance quality of life during treatment and into survivorship. CTCA publishes treatment results biannually, including patient experience, length of life, quality of life, patient safety and quality of care. CTCA also offers qualified patients a range of clinical trials that may reveal new treatment options supported by scientific and investigational research. CTCA patient satisfaction scores consistently rank among the highest for all cancer care providers in the country.