It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the pink ribbons (and shirts, and stickers) are out in force. And the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium (BTCRC) is commemorating the month by highlighting innovative and important work the universities of the conference are doing year-round to fight this terrible disease.
When someone tells Amanda Mercer she can’t do something, that’s exactly when she decides she’ll do it, no matter what. Mercer graduated from Michigan State in 1990, but her Spartan spirit is still strong, and it helps her face challenges every day.
L. Brian Stauffer - University of Illinois
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and new research from a University of Illinois medical team could redefine the role of estrogen in the development of this deadly disease.
Nancy Brinker, a member of the University of Illinois’ Class of 1968, has defined LiveB1G for more than 30 years.