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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

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

Semi-Annual Grant Progress Report

  • 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.

    If you have any questions about the report form, please feel free to contact the Foundation Executive Director at 309.243.3422.

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  • Description of Outputs/Outcomes, Lessons Learned, Future Plans

    The answers to the questions below provide an overview of the original intent of the grant and compares how the project has done so far versus what was initially intended. They also provide insight into how this grant meets the mission of the Illinois CancerCare Foundation.

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