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When:
June 15, 2019 all-day
2019-06-15T00:00:00-05:00
2019-06-16T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
USA
Contact:
309-243-3437

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:
June 15, 2019 all-day
2019-06-15T00:00:00-05:00
2019-06-16T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
USA
Contact:
309-243-3437

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

Swing for the Cure

When:
June 15, 2019 all-day
2019-06-15T00:00:00-05:00
2019-06-16T00:00:00-05:00
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 Saturday, June 15th. 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.