Join us as we celebrate a day of giving!

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving on the first Tuesday in December and HCRF is participating!
We're humbly asking for your support.
As the holidays are quickly approaching we'd like to take this time out to extend our sincere thankfulness to you and your continued generosity.
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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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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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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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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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Special Announcement!

Join us Saturday, November 12, 2022 as HCRF hosts its

7th Annual Wings To Cure Gala

To purchase tickets or make a special donation please see our Events Page above!


Upcoming Events

2022 Wings To Cure Gala

Nov 12, 2022 5:30PM

Hilton Chicago 720 S Michigan Ave Chicago

Covid and Cancer Talks with Dr. Platanias

Jun 05, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

News & Updates

In Memoriam – Vonita D. Reescer

The Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation is saddened by the news that one of our Founding Board Members – ...
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Watch HCRF’s News Segment on WGN’s Midday News

On Tuesday, May 31st HCRF's Founding Board Member Nicole Liadis and Zzazz Productions fashion producer, Tracey Tarantino spoke ...
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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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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

Enjoy the HCRF newsletter where you will learn about the latest news and events. Click here to read ...
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Covid & Cancer Matters Newsletter Vol 5

Enjoy the HCRF newsletter where you will learn about the latest news and events. Click here to read ...
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Covid & Cancer Matters Newsletter Vol 4

Enjoy the HCRF newsletter where you will learn about the latest news and events. Click here to read ...
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