University of Illinois Cancer Center





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Our Movember team!! That's right, our UIC Prostate Cancer Group is raising awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and men's mental health by forgoing the razors and growing mustaches throughout the month of November, also called Movember!! It's almost over, but you can still learn about Movember here! 



We flew around the globe with US Airways!!  As part of the AACI's commitment to cancer research, we were included in a special section in the US Airways inflight magazine for the month of October.  Thank you US Airways for including us!! 





Srilata Bagchi, PhD, and co-PI Joel Schwartz, DMD, DMedSc

College of Dentistry

Cancer Biology Program

Project Title: "DDB2 knockout mouse model for tobacco-metabolite induced oral carcinogencesis"

Wawrzyniec Dobrucki, PhD, and co-PI Gnanasekar Munirathinam, PhD

College of Engineering

Cancer Targets and Therapeutics Program

Project Title: "Targeting imaging of receptor for advanced glycation end-prodeucts RAGE) in prostate cancer"

Giamila Fantuzzi, PhD, and co-PI Lisa Tussing-Humphries, PhD, RD

College of Applied Health Sciences

Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention Program

Project Title: "Galectin-3 as a link between obesity and colorectal cancer risk"

Irum Khan, MD, and co-PI Andrei Gartel, PhD

College of Medicine

Cancer Targets and Therapeutics Program

Project Title: "Cytoplasmic relocalization of FOXM1 by mutant NPM may correlate with the favorable outcome for AML patients"

Deborah Tonetti, PhD, and co-PI Gregory Thatcher, PhD

College of Pharmacy

Cancer Targets and Therapeutics Program

Project Title: Establishment of a relevant breast cancer pre-clinical model: patient-derived xenografts"


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