University of Illinois Cancer Ctr


The University of Illinois Cancer Center is dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer on the people of Illinois and beyond through an integrated program of excellence in research, education, and outreach on the causes, prevention, and treatment of cancer.

Our researchers translate knowledge gained from research into improved quality of life for persons and families impacted by cancer, including those who experience cancer health disparities.


Save the Date! Cancer Research Forum 
and Poster Prize Competition
 on March 6, 2012

Abstract submission deadline 
February 20, 2012 

 Coming Soon!
 University of Illinois Cancer Center 
2012 Pilot Grant Program.  

 Call for entries coming soon.  


RFA and guidelines to come 









Specialized non-invasive chemotherapy procedure now available at Cancer Center
Featured on ABC News Healthbeat

Click here to see video 


Click here for our open Clinical Trials.


Recent Publications

Associations Between Functional Polymorphisms in Antioxidant Defense Genes and Urinary Oxidative Stress Biomarkers in Healthy, Premenopausal Women
P. Gann, R. van Breeman, M. Wright, et al

 Inverse Association Between Glutathione Peroxidase Activity and Both Selenium-Binding Protein 1 Levels and Gleason Score in Human Prostate Tissue
A. Diamond, M. Wright, W. Yang, et al

Nitric Oxide Suppresses Tumor Cell Migration through N-Myc Downstream-regulated Gene-1 (NDRG1) Expression: Role of Chelatable Iron
D.D. Thomas, et al

Phospholipid-based Nanomicelles in Cancer Nanomedicine. Chapter 16 in Nanomedicine in Health and Disease by CRS Press.

H. Onyuksel, et al