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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

Board of Directors

  • Thompson

    Tonda L. Thompson

    Foundation Executive Director
    Illinois CancerCare Foundation
  • Gerstner

    Greg Gerstner, MD

    Board President
    Illinois CancerCare
  • Baum

    Terry Baum

    Board Vice President
    Otto Baum
  • Fishkin

    Paul Fishkin, MD

    Board Treasurer
    Illinois CancerCare
  • Best

    Ann Best

    Director
  • Julie A. Lagacy

    CIO & Vice President
    Caterpillar
  • Sinclair

    Craig A. Sinclair

    Director
    Central Illinois Orthodontic Associates, PC
  • Swank

    Robert Swank

    Director
    Commerce Trust Company