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When:
May 18, 2018 all-day
2018-05-18T00:00:00-05:00
2018-05-19T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
USA
Contact:
309-243-3437

“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:
May 18, 2018 all-day
2018-05-18T00:00:00-05:00
2018-05-19T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
USA
Contact:
309-243-3437

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

Swing for the Cure

When:
May 18, 2018 all-day
2018-05-18T00:00:00-05:00
2018-05-19T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
USA
Contact:
309-243-3437

Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers are honored at the Peoria Chiefs game on Friday, May 18th. 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.