“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
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
Grant Request Process
Pre-Grant Inquiry Form
The Illinois CancerCare Foundation will utilize available funds to award grants that support programs dedicated to improving the quality of life of cancer patients in Illinois.
We look forward to the report of progress in your important scientific work. We ask you to complete the Semi-Annual Report form and submit it prior to the deadline which has been previously communicated to you.with us last year.