Cancer can be defeated if doctors, researchers, and philanthropists work as a team

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Mission

To eliminate cancer and save lives by discovering, developing and implementing effective new therapies for cancer patients by advancing groundbreaking research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

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Support

The Lurie Cancer Center, with the support of the Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation, strives to advance towards a cure and provide the best clinical treatments for patients every day. Even during these uncertain times, we are committed and unite to fight and eradicate cancer once and for all. Thank you for considering your support.

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Goals

With nearly half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States statistically likely develop cancer during their lifetime, we all have had or will have a loved one irreversibly impacted by this disease.

We believe our goal - to conquer cancer and save lives - is ambitious but achievable.

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Events

Although we are all home, we can still be together virtually. Stay connected and join us for at one of our upcoming virtual events.

We host 'Covid and Cancer Talks' with Dr. Platanias every other Thursday.

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Thank you to all of our sponsors & donors for making this years gala a huge success!

 

"The Heart to Heal"

Upcoming Events

Garden Fashion Show 2022

Jun 02, 2022 5:30PM—9:00PM

Maggie Daley Park, Cancer Survivors Garden 337 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

29th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration Walk

Jun 05, 2022 9:00AM

GRANT PARK, CHICAGO 337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

2022 Wings To Cure Gala

Nov 12, 2022 6:00PM

Hilton Chicago 720 S Michigan Ave Chicago

News & Updates

Dr. Maha Hussain’s Latest Clinical Research: Prostate Cancer

“Research is what will cure cancer, it’s not wishful thinking, it’s not hoping.It’s absolutely active involvement.” Metastatic Prostate Cancer ...
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The Wings To Cure Gala 2021 Video

The Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation put on it's 6th Wings To Cure Gala held at the Hilton Chicago ...
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Upcoming Event: Fashion Show 2022!

Save the Date! Garden Fashion Show 'Runway For A Cure'Location: Maggie Daley ParkDate: Thursday, June, 2, 2022Time: 5:30 ...
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DineIt4Ward

This holiday season support The Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation and treat yourself and the food-lovers in your life to the2021/2022 Dine-It-4ward ...
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Remembering Julie Beth Platanias

Our prayers are with Dr. Platanias and his family as they mourn the sudden loss of Julie Platanias, ...
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Covid & Cancer Matters Newsletter Vol 6

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Covid & Cancer Matters Newsletter Vol 5

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Covid & Cancer Matters Newsletter Vol 4

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Covid & Cancer Matters Newsletter Vol 3

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Covid & Cancer Matters Newsletter Vol 2

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