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  • 2/25/2014
    Sophomore Grace Deetjen is part of Illini 4000, a non-profit student group and partner of the Cancer Community at Illinois. During her 2014 summer break, Grace will make a 72-day trek across the country to raise funds for cancer research.
  • 2/24/2014
    Illinois Cancer Community researcher William Helferich, along with researchers from Virginia Polytechnic and State University and the National Center for Toxicological Research collaborated on a study that found soy protein supplements containing isoflavones may actually accelerate estrogen-responsive breast cancer.
  • 10/28/2013
    Rohit Bhargava, Cancer Community at Illinois Director, chats with Antonios Michalos, deputy director of Strategic Healthcare IT Advanced Research Project on Security (SHARPS).
  • 7/23/2013
    U. of I. chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Brendan Harley, right, and postdoctoral researcher Sara Pedron found a way to adjust the malignancy of brain cancer cells in a newly developed polymer gel that mimics conditions in the brain.
  • 7/16/2013
    Illinois Cancer Community researchers Paul Hergenrother and Tim Fan have developed a drug that spurs cancer cells to self-destruct while sparing healthy cells, and it's on the road to human clinical trials, thanks to a new $2 million investment.