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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


The Technological Institute. Physics Prof. Gerald Gabrielse will be recognized Tuesday for his research on the Standard Model.

McCormick professor develops new lung cancer detection test

September 28, 2023

A Northwestern professor has made an innovative discovery that could help curb the leading cause of United States cancer deaths: lung cancer.  McCormick Prof. Vadim Backman and the Center for Physical...

The new chemotherapy drug-delivery system rides through the bloodstream on human serum albumin, disguising itself as fat.

New cancer drug delivers chemo drug directly into tumors

July 31, 2019

Northwestern researchers engineered a new drug-delivery system that cloaks chemotherapeutics as fat to deceive and destroy cancerous tumors. The drug disguises itself as fat molecules, and tumors welcome...

Folmsbee: Obama’s cancer moonshot is flawed but necessary

Folmsbee: Obama’s cancer moonshot is flawed but necessary

January 18, 2016

Last week, President Barack Obama gave the final State of the Union speech of his presidency. Interestingly, tucked between a discussion of economic policy and the impact of climate change, he made a rather...

Members of fraternity Beta Theta Pi at Indiana University line up before a game against Sigma Chi. The game was organized by Dropping the Puck on Cancer, a nonprofit that raises money for brain cancer research.

Fraternities organize hockey tournament for brain tumor awareness

October 4, 2015

Several Northwestern fraternities will bring a hockey-based philanthropy to Evanston during Winter Quarter to raise funds for the Chicago-based American Brain Tumor Association. Dropping the Puck on...

Northwestern study may help early detection of cancer risk

May 3, 2015

A finding from Northwestern Medicine might help doctors predict cancer development several years before diagnosis. In a collaboration with Harvard University, Feinberg School of Medicine researchers...

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