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.

What makes the Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation at Lurie’s Northwestern Hospital so unique in eradicating cancer?

Our world-renowned scientists, oncologists, and researchers have established one of the leading research centers in the country. They work diligently and collaboratively to apply ‘think outside the box’ creative thinking, apply cutting edge medical skills to achieve high reward breakthroughs in research for all types of cancer.

We are incredibly lucky to have supporters like you who align with HCRF's mission and purpose to change what the future holds for cancer patients. We have great news! Countries across the world have reached out to the Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation, congratulating us on our relentless efforts and are seeking collaborations and partnership for forging the path towards conquering cancer.

HCRF is proud to be a part of the important efforts for saving lives. It has helped fund several promising clinical cancer trial drugs, and the innovation that is continues to support is astounding.

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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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The Wings To Cure Gala 2023

Mark your calendars! HCRF’s biggest event of the year will be held this year at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023

Upcoming Events

The Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation proudly presents “Cocktails For a Cure”!

Aug 29, 2024 6:00PM—10:00PM

The Duncan 1515 W Monroe St Chicago, IL 60607


Nov 02, 2024


News & Updates


'Wings to Cure' gala raises $1.1 million for cancer research
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Northwestern University News!

Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation Gala Raises More Than $1.1 Million to Benefit Lurie Cancer Center
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Wings To Cure Gala 2023

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HCRF Check Presentation 2023

It was a good day for the fight against cancer. On Thursday, February 9th, founder of HCRF, Eleni Bousis, ...
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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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