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Gratitude in Action

Dan Dickinson was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2009, and due to the seriousness of his condition he was quickly placed on the UNOS list for a liver transplant. Ultimately, he would wait more than 18 months for a new liver, but during the wait—and beyond it—he and his family (wife Nancy, daughters Laurie and Annie and their families) were determined to reach out to others who were living through...

The Davee Foundation Names Emergency Department

Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) was recently named for Ruth D. and Ken M. Davee. A generous gift from The Davee Foundation, which was created by the late Mr. Davee, will help position the ED to better serve its growing numbers of patients.  Ken Davee contributed to Northwestern Memorial every year from 1972 until he passed away in 1998. After his death, his widow, Ruth...

Transforming Cancer Care with the Help of Our Donors

The Cancer Survivorship Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is an interdisciplinary institute that brings together clinicians and scientists to stimulate and support exceptional cancer survivorship patient care and research programs. Our patient centered approach provides comprehensive supportive oncology services including psychosocial,...