The campaign from the 8th District Democrat could represent one of the best opportunities for the party to pick up a seat as they battle to regain Senate control. She's serving her second term in Congress.
Nearly forty years after Tod Waldron was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma as freshman at the U of I, he says the most difficult part was talking about his cancer with his girlfriend (now wife), Betsi and his parents.“I was pretty nonchalant about it at the time, because I just didn’t know enough,” said Tod, “but my parents were from a generation that didn’t discuss cancer.
Chemistry professor Paul Hergenrother identified a molecule that appears to cause many cancer cells to self-destruct. This week marks the start of a clinical trial on the potential new drug that has shown promising results when tested on lab animals with cancer. If it is found to be safe and effective in humans, the new drug may improve prognoses for patients with the most aggressive forms of brain cancer and other forms of the disease.
About 50 people attended a Friday afternoon ceremony placing James Burgess' name on the Campustown postal center. He is - to date - the only countywide African-American elected official in Champaign County.