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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 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

Board of Directors

  • Thompson

    Tonda L. Thompson

    Foundation Executive Director
    Illinois CancerCare Foundation
  • Gerstner

    Greg Gerstner, MD

    Board President
    Illinois CancerCare
  • Baum

    Terry Baum

    Board Vice President
    Otto Baum
  • Fishkin

    Paul Fishkin, MD

    Board Treasurer
    Illinois CancerCare
  • Best

    Ann Best

    Director
  • Julie A. Lagacy

    CIO & Vice President
    Caterpillar
  • Sinclair

    Craig A. Sinclair

    Director
    Central Illinois Orthodontic Associates, PC
  • Swank

    Robert Swank

    Director
    Commerce Trust Company