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University professors make developments in cancer fights for humans, dogs

University professors make developments in cancer fights for humans, dogs

By Susan Szuch

March 29, 2015

For Tim Fan, Ember was more than just a hound dog. Ember, who was bred for research purposes, was one of the first dogs used in the process of testing the effects of PAC-1 drugs on dogs, which work to cause cancer cells to self-destruct while preserving healthy cells. After the studies are co...

Illini drop third in four games to Georgia Tech

By By: Stephen Bourbon

December 5, 2013

After cold shooting correlated to losing two of three games in the Cancun Challenge, it was the defense that faltered for the Illinois women’s basketball team on Wednesday at Georgia Tech. The Illini (5-4) dropped the contest 93-69 and has lost three of the past four games after jumping out to a 4-1 st...