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When:
June 9, 2018 all-day
2018-06-09T00:00:00-05:00
2018-06-10T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
USA

“My breast cancer diagnosis opened my eyes to the fact that we could be doing more to treat cancer patients holistically. Therapists have a role to play in helping them get the rest of their lives back.” Sue Paul went on to launch a research project in 2015 focused on balance, funded by a Foundation grant. Still ongoing, the study explores where and why balance issues occur, as well as how and when to target treatment. “The Foundation is ahead of the curve in funding projects like this. They care about quality of life issues, and they’re willing to reach out and grab the expertise of others in our community.” Continue Reading

Sue Paul

When:
June 9, 2018 all-day
2018-06-09T00:00:00-05:00
2018-06-10T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
USA

When Calvin Pettitt found himself out of breath after climbing the stairs, he bought some workout clothes and shoes, and then started walking. The weight started dropping fast—too fast. It was kidney cancer. “My grandfather and my mom both died of cancer. I thought it was a death sentence.” With God, his extended family and the team at Illinois CancerCare by his side, Calvin proved it’s not. He had his kidney removed, joined a clinical trial and now feels good enough to start taking laps around the track once more. Continue Reading

Calvin Pettitt

Swing for the Cure TBD

When:
June 9, 2018 all-day
2018-06-09T00:00:00-05:00
2018-06-10T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
USA

The exact date and times for 2018 will be announced soon!

Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers are honored at the Peoria Chiefs game on Saturday, June 10th. Survivors and their families receive free tickets to the event and a tee shirt. Illinois CancerCare staff and their families come out to support survivors as they gather for a practice-wide outing.