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
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.

Magnify Your Impact. Join the Fight Against Cancer.

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Pathways Summer 2019

Explore New Pathways

Pathways is a biannual Cancer Center publication that highlights the work of CCIL staff, faculty, students, and external partners.

In the latest issue, you’ll find out about the center’s:

  • latest research efforts and findings,
  • new TiMe Program student cohort, and
  • award-winning researchers.

Read the latest issue of Pathways