Cancer Community News

Cancer Community News

  • 4/4/2017
    Dr. James R. Heath, professor of chemistry at CalTech, spoke at the Pioneers in Bioengineering Lecture Series today. Dr. Heath presented the talk "Technologies for Personalizing Cancer Immunotherapies."
  • 3/30/2017
    Announcements, events, and opportunities for members of the Cancer Community @ Illinois.
  • 3/16/2017
    Announcements, events, and opportunities for members of the Cancer Community @ Illinois.
  • 3/15/2017Diana Yates, U of I News Bureau writer Diana Yates, U of I News Bureau by Diana Yates, U of I News Bureau published by Diana Yates, U of I News Bureau
    A new study reveals that African-Americans have measurable differences in the number and type of bacteria that live in the colon – and those differences are related to their higher-than-average colon cancer risk. The study, reported in the journal Gut, looked at colonic tissue biopsies from 197 African-Americans and 132 non-Hispanic whites collected over a two-year period ending in 2012. The researchers amplified microbial DNA from the samples, then looked at the abundance of various types of microbes.
  • 3/15/2017Beckman Institute writer Beckman Institute by Beckman Institute published by Beckman Institute
    Pierce Hadley, a junior in bioengineering and a member of the first class of Cancer Scholars within that department, has been named the recipient of the William R. Schowalter Award, given by the College of Engineering.