Join Us in the Fight Against Cancer

U of I Campus

Your gifts to the Cancer Center at Illinois will ensure a sustainable future for life-saving cancer research at Illinois. Your partnership makes the difference.

Cancer Center at Illinois scientists have over a decade of collaborative experience, working with industry partners and medical centers, to create revolutionary and innovative technologies that have transformed cancer care. But, they are also looking to the future. Our scientists participate in Cancer Center at Illinois education programs, mentoring high school students through post-doctoral students, to train the next generation of cancer researchers.

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Cancer Center Research Building

Provide a home for our scientists and their labs to undertake ground-breaking research, supported by world-class physical resources.

Centers of Excellence

Support a specific research initiative in an interdisciplinary manner. Endowing a center of excellence will support cancer changing research, faculty, students, and equipment.


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Director’s Innovation Fund

An unrestricted fund to be used at the Director’s discretion to support pioneering, high impact research and translation, new innovative programs, and events.


Assist the Cancer Center at Illinois in retaining and supporting our current Director and invest in the recruitment of future leaders.


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Educational Programming

Train and recruit future cancer researchers. Support high school students through postdoctoral fellows working in cancer research labs.


Support faculty excellence, recruitment, and retention.

Match Gifts

Recurring Gifts

Planned Giving