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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

Education

The Foundation also sponsors Advancing a Cure lectures throughout the year. These educational sessions, which feature physician panelists, focus on a variety of cancer-related topics. To receive notification of upcoming educational programs, please email info@illinoiscancercarefoundation.org with your name, address, email address and phone number.

Previous Advancing a Cure lecture topics include:

  • Breast cancer and genetic testing
  • Managing a cancer diagnosis in the workplace
  • Lung Cancer
  • Prostate cancer