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When:
November 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am
2018-11-03T08:00:00-05:00
2018-11-03T08:15:00-05:00
Where:
East Peoria Riverfront Park
1204 Riverside Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611
USA

At 75, Roger Nuhn of Glasford is a relative newlywed. When he and Bonnie married five years ago, he joined a close-knit family that all rallied around him when he started treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia in the winter of 2014. Presented with the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial, Roger decided, “What have I got to lose?” The answer: Nothing. He’s not only responding well to treatment—which he’s not sure he could have afforded on his own—but he’s also recovered the energy to do the things he loves. “I wouldn’t have been able to do anything without this treatment. Now, I feel like doing stuff again.” Continue Reading

Roger Nuhn

When:
November 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am
2018-11-03T08:00:00-05:00
2018-11-03T08:15:00-05:00
Where:
East Peoria Riverfront Park
1204 Riverside Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611
USA

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

Theresa Tracy Trot

When:
November 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am
2018-11-03T08:00:00-05:00
2018-11-03T08:15:00-05:00
Where:
East Peoria Riverfront Park
1204 Riverside Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611
USA

The Theresa Tracy Trot is a 4 mile run or 2 mile walk along the East Peoria Riverfront and Levee District. It is held in honor of Theresa (Naramore) Tracy, a young wife and mother who lost her brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Donations support the mission to increase survivability of pancreatic cancer through awareness of signs and symptoms and advancement of cures through funding for research for early detection, testing and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

All proceeds to benefit pancreatic cancer research.