Cancer Center at Illinois

Outstanding investigators. Cutting-edge infrastructure. Clinical partners. Interdisciplinary collaborators. Survivors and advocates.

At the Cancer Center at Illinois, we’re advancing knowledge in science, technology, and engineering to develop game-changing interventions. The result? Innovation in cancer detection, prevention, diagnosis, therapy, and quality of life. Together, we can be stronger than cancer. 

In the Spotlight

Rohit Bhargava is a pioneer in the field of digital molecular biology and a founding director of the Cancer Center of Illinois. The Center is a University-wide effort dedicated to advancing cancer-related research and scholarship at Illinois. The initiative takes a unique approach to oncology across the lifespan and the first such national center combining high quality engineering with the field of oncology
Featured Story:
Why Cancer Needs Engineering

Cancer. The word can evoke fear in anyone, and its diagnosis can come like a thief in the night. The good news is that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a critical mass of researchers—both in natural sciences and engineering—committed to leading the way in finding next generation solutions to cancer and other medical challenges.