prof. nadzw. dr hab. Urszula Ledzewicz

I graduated from the University of Lodz with a degree in Mathematics. I am an associate professor in the Faculty of Technical Physics, Information Technology and Applied Mathematics. I am also a Distinguished Research Professor in Southern Illinois University, USA, where I have worked for the most part of my research career.

Posed this way, the simplest answer to the question is 'no'. The disease is incurable to a large extent and each year, millions of people die of it. At the same time, 'the war against cancer', which has brought biologists, chemists, physicists and medical doctors together is ever encompassing. In the recent years, mathematicians have joined in their forces.