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Norman Todd is hoping to play a role in helping future patients discover his same quality of life by taking part in a Foundation-funded clinical trial. “I appreciate all that the people who went before me did to help develop new treatments, and I want to do what I can to help someone else in the future.” Continue Reading

Norman Todd

When you consider all the things you’d like to pass on to your children, cancer certainly doesn’t make the list. But given her family’s history, Ann Best knew it was a possibility. After much deliberation, Ann underwent genetic testing and many family members followed. Knowing the important role the Foundation plays in helping promote and advance testing locally; Ann remains a vocal advocate, serving as a volunteer, donor and board member. “For my kids, I want to see really good research continue right here. The Foundation helps keep Illinois CancerCare on the cutting edge of treatments and therapies.” Continue Reading

Ann Best

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Dr. Jane Liu Recognized for Efforts as Lead Investigator in Cancer Research

Dr. Jane Liu, Medical Oncologist at Illinois CancerCare, was recognized as the highest enrolling physician for all cancer prevention and symptom management trials available through the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). The recognition was recently presented at the annual NCORP meeting in Bethesda, MD. NCORP is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-supported network that brings […]

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Theresa Tracy Trot Check Presentation – January 2017

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Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown Held at the Peoria Riverfront

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Theresa Tracy Trot Check Presentation – January 2016

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Morton BBQ Throwdown Check Presentation – October 2015

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Leather and Leis River Run on Saturday, July 11 (August Check Presentation)

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Morton BBQ Throwdown – July 24 and 25, 2015

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Swing for the Cure at Dozer Park – May 29, 2015

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Illinois CancerCare Recognized as One of Nations Top Enrollers in Clinical Research – May 20, 2015

The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (Alliance) recently announced that central Illinois-based Illinois CancerCare, a member of the Heartland Cancer Research NCORP (NCI Community Oncology Research Program), was ranked second in overall accrual of patients into clinical studies, just behind Washington University – Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis, MO. Heartland’s enrollment surpasses such […]

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Spring Advancing a Cure Lecture – May 13, 2015

The Illinois CancerCare Foundation hosted the Spring 2015 Advancing a Cure Lecture: Successful Screening and Treatment of Lung Cancer on Wednesday, May 13. The five speakers each shared their field of expertise in diagnosing or treating lung cancer patients. Look for an announcement of a Fall 2015 Lecture!  

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