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“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

Over the past three years, Jody Scott of Morton has battled cancer in multiple forms, but she’s never let it get her down. And when times were tough around the holidays, volunteers from the Foundation’s Trust in Hope program made her life a bit easier. “I was just beside myself when they came and brought a full Thanksgiving meal. They touched my soul.” Continue Reading

Jody Scott

News - Illinois CancerCare Foundation

January / February / March Newsletter

Articles Inside:
Genetic Testing: First Advancement For Pancreatic Cancer Treatment In Ten Years
What I Wish I’d Known Then: One Woman Shares Some Important Things She Learned Throughout Her Cancer Journey
10th Annual CUREageous: A Record-Breaking Year!
From The Heart: A Profile In Kindess: Following An Illinois CancerCare Volunteer
2019 Trust In Hope

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Spreading Hope Through Hearts #HeartHunters
Taking Care of You – Tips for Alleviating Depression & Anxiety
No Visitors? No Problem! – Supporting Your Loved Ones Through The Pandemic
Nutrition Tips – From Our Dietitians To You
Homemade With Love – Over 700 Face Masks Donated By Community Members

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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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