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
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
The Foundation also sponsors Advancing a Cure lectures throughout the year. These educational sessions, which feature physician panelists, focus on a variety of cancer-related topics. To receive notification of upcoming educational programs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, email address and phone number.
Previous Advancing a Cure lecture topics include:
- Breast cancer and genetic testing
- Managing a cancer diagnosis in the workplace
- Lung Cancer
- Prostate cancer