News from Illinois CancerCare

8th Annual CUREageous Event to Present Rock Doc Awards to Area Physicians

The Illinois CancerCare Foundation is hosting its 8th annual CUREageous event on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Par-a-Dice Hotel & Casino, East Peoria, IL from 6:00-11:00pm.
CUREageous honors area Physicians and Affiliated Medical Professionals who excel in their field of research. These professionals are nominated by employees, co-workers, patients, and community members. The winners are selected by an esteemed panel of physicians and community members who hold the same goal of improving the lives of others through clinical research.

The Rock Doc Award is presented to physicians who work in the healthcare field in central Illinois, who exhibit outstanding patient care, and who move patient care forward through their support in research.
The recipients of the 2017 Rock Doc Awards are:

• Richard Anderson, MD, Peoria
Specializes in Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery at Peoria Surgical Group

• Madhuri Bajaj, MD, Peoria
Medical Oncologist/Hematologist at Illinois CancerCare, P.C.

• Glyn Jones, MD, Peoria

Specializes in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Illinois Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
The AMP Champ Award recognizes Affiliated Medical Professionals (AMP) for their contributions to research. The recipient of the 2017 AMP Champ Award is:

• Jodi Stoner, APN, Peoria
Cancer Support Services at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Tickets to the event are $125 each or $1000 for a Party Pack of 10 tickets. Tickets include entrance to the event, heavy hors d’oevres and complimentary beer and wine until 7:00 pm.
Anyone interested in purchasing tickets to the November 10th event or purchasing raffle tickets (need not be present to win) may call the Illinois CancerCare Foundation at (309) 243-3437 or email