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 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

News - Illinois CancerCare Foundation

October/November/December 2019 Patient Newsletter

Articles Inside:
We Are Involved In Our Communities!
Follow Along! A New Face + A New Look on Social Media!
Advancing A Cure: Hear From The Patients
All In The Family: One Woman’s Journey Through Genetic Counseling
It Takes A Village
Encompassing More Than Treatment Trials
2019 Foundation Event Calendar

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July/August/September 2019 Patient Newsletter

Articles Inside:
Dixon Clinic Opening Soon!
Illinois CancerCare Patient First in the World on Lung Cancer Clinical Trial
Doctors Attend Annual ASCO Conference
Reliable Online Resources: What Can You Trust?
Recent Events at Illinois CancerCare
Local Teens Get Involved!
2019 Foundation Events Calendar

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April/May/June 2019 Patient Newsletter

Articles Inside:
Welcome New Physician Dr. Zhang
Gift of Life at Bloomington Clinic
IL CancerCare Foundation Events 2019
A Mighty Team: Central Illinois Endoscopy Center
Research Breakthrough for Lung Cancer
New Clinic Opening in Dixon Illinois
2019 Foundation Events Calendar

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January/February/March 2019 Patient Newsletter

Articles Inside:
Pekin Clinic Expansion
CUREageous 2018
Trust In Hope Foundation Program
Immunotherapy Gives Hope to Patients
ICC Womens Basketball: Stronger Together Challenge
Elementary Students Give Back
2019 Foundation Events Calendar

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October/November/December 2018 Patient Newsletter

Articles Inside:
Your Friend Has Cancer: What To Do, What To Say
ILCC Participates in Landmark Breast Cancer Study
White Chicken Chili Recipe
Mini Golfin’ in the Wild 2018
Golfin’ in the Wild 2018
Bloomington Clinic supports Race for the Cure
Peoria Mayor Declares Sept 15th Prostate Cancer Awareness Day

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July/August/September 2018 Patient Newsletter

Articles Inside:
Serving You With Our Oncology Pharmacy
Swing for the Cure 2018
Senara Mayk-Overs & Margaritas
Illinois CancerCare Staff Attend National Research Conference
Balancing Your Cancer with Your Life
Cancer Fighting Black Bean Quesadilla Recipe
Ivan Pfautsch Shadows Dr. Geoffroy
Princeton Brownies Serve Girl Scout Cookies

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April/May/June 2018 Patient Newsletter

Articles Inside:
First FDA Approved Treatments for Non-Metastatic, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer and Stage III NSC Lung Cancer
Illinois CancerCare Partnership with Hult Center for Healthy Living & the American Cancer Society
Women of Distinction in the Battle Against Cancer
Free Pharmacy Delivery Service
Morton Lady Potters Basketball Team Give Back
Theresa Tracy Trot Strive to Survive volunteers make an impact on Pancreatic Cancer

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January/February/March 2018 Patient Newsletter

Articles Inside:
Dr. Prager discusses research for triple negative breast cancer
Dr. Bajaj awarded the title Rock Doc
Dr. Liu recognized for efforts as lead investigator in cancer research
New APN Nita Raut joins the Bloomington Clinic
Golfin’ in the Wild 2017
CUREageous 2017

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Dr. Jane Liu Recognized for Efforts as Lead Investigator in Cancer Research

Dr. Jane Liu, Medical Oncologist at Illinois CancerCare, was recognized as the highest enrolling physician for all cancer prevention and symptom management trials available through the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). The recognition was recently presented at the annual NCORP meeting in Bethesda, MD. NCORP is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-supported network that brings […]

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Theresa Tracy Trot Check Presentation – January 2017

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