Bold Ideas. Brilliant Innovations.

The Cancer Center at Illinois unites world-class faculty who uncover fundamental knowledge, innovate new technologies, and enable cancer-free lives. Our interdisciplinary expertise in science and engineering, exceptional facilities, and novel educational experiences are changing the way we take on cancer.

Two Research Programs. Three Themes.

Cancer Center at Illinois scientists span the sciences, bringing together expertise in imaging, artificial intelligence, data science, biology, chemistry, and physiology.

Experiential Learning. Exceptional Students.

The Cancer Center at Illinois provides training and mentoring opportunities spanning from high school to early-stage professional careers.

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Harnessing the power of engineering and basic sciences to transform cancer research, detection, and treatment.

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Training future leaders in cancer research and inspiring collaboration and clinical partnerships.

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Providing financial support will grow our translational research impact, improving the lives of cancer patients.

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Cancer Center at Illinois Welcomes New Researchers

Cancer Center at Illinois Welcomes New Researchers

The Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL), in concert with the academic units listed below, has recruited several senior cancer-focused researchers to build upon and expand the institute’s impressive foundation of expertise. These investigators will enhance the CCIL’s...

Discover how Cancer Center at Illinois scientists are transforming cancer research.



Imaging. Drug Discovery. Tech Innovation.

Learn more about how the Cancer Center at Illinois brings scientists and physicians together to accelerate cancer care solutions.

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The Oberg Family is accelerating cancer research efforts through their generous gift.

Support for the CCIL goes directly towards cancer research and education. 

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