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  • 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.
  • 7/10/2013
    Social work professor Venera Bekteshi has found that a bout with cancer can be the catalyst for growth and healing in mother-daughter relationships.
  • 4/11/2013
    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering professor Brendan Harley received a five-year National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to develop a synthetic bone marrow biomaterial to aid the study of hematopoietic diseases.
  • 11/5/2012Steve McGaughey writer Steve McGaughey by Steve McGaughey published by Steve McGaughey
    A recent push to focus and enhance cancer research efforts in the University system got a boost this past year with more than 30 Urbana campus cancer researchers joining the University of Illinois Cancer Center.
  • 7/6/2012
    A new study by David Strauser, a faculty member in community health, sheds light on why adult survivors of childhood cancer often have trouble keeping employment.