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Matt’s Story

Team Lynn Sage member Matt DeBole is committed to making his Chicago marathon miles count this year for The Lynn Sage Foundation breast cancer research.

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Michelle’s Story

The story of one surprising breast cancer patient It took Michelle Kallick years to consider and finally find the right dog to adopt. She could never have guessed that within three short months, she’d be treating her new dog for mammary cancer. “I started calling...

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In Good Taste

Celebrating 11 years of Chicago's In Good Taste 2018 marks eleven years of the Chicago’s In Good Taste campaign, raising funds for innovative breast cancer research. Jim Lederer, the owner of Bluegrass in Highland Park, has participated in the program since its...

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Lindsay’s Story

Remembering and celebrating our mothers  Mother’s Day can be bittersweet for those who have lost a mother. The Lynn Sage Foundation Associate Board member, Lindsay Feldman, recognizes that pain while acknowledging some unexpected gifts that grew from her loss. “Breast...

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Maysem’s Story

Breast cancer is never "one size fits all.” As Maysem Alsaidi recalls her mother’s aggressive breast cancer treatment, she’s reminded of why she connected with The Lynn Sage Foundation in the first place. “We were living in Baghdad in the early ‘90s when my mother...

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Jan’s story

Team Lynn Sage's Jan Ferris finds the fun in fundraising  One of the greatest compliments an athlete can hear is “you have a lot of heart.” By Jan Ferris’ own words, running races doesn’t come easy for her. But you’ll be hard-pressed to find a runner anywhere with...

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Scholar Highlights

What a year The Lynn Sage Foundation enjoyed a wonderful year thanks to the generous and thoughtful support of so many. Thank you! We're thrilled to share that the Lynn Sage Scholars, past and present, also had an outstanding year: We are most excited to report that...

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Joanna’s Story

Even though October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, the impact of the 10th Anniversary Chicago’s In Good Taste campaign continues. Over 190 local restaurants participated in The Lynn Sage Foundation’s Chicago’s In Good Taste, donating a portion of sales to...

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Bark Walk

Charity dog walk gives new meaning to the phrase "man's best friend." A few years ago, a simple office policy at CosMedic Skin + Body Clinic set off a chain reaction leading to this year’s 4th Annual Bark for Breast Cancer Research charity dog walk. Kate Platis of...

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Dr. Abukhdeir

Becoming a Lynn Sage Scholar on the journey to cure breast cancer There are infinite choices for a scientist when determining a field of study. How does a researcher narrow those choices, selecting one particular mystery to solve over another? How does a doctor choose...

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Mike’s Story

Honoring a mother’s legacy thirty years later Sometimes it takes years to realize how to best harness our talents to serve the important causes in our lives. Mike Matura had one of those lightbulb moments a few years ago after coordinating a fundraiser through work....

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Dani’s Story

Lynn Sage runner Dani Sittloh encourages support network after a breast cancer loss "Will you be my angel?" That’s the question then-23-year-old Danielle Sittloh asked as her mother was losing her battle against breast cancer. Now seventeen years later, Dani knows...

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Jessica’s Story

Jessica Cashman carries on her mother's fight against breast cancer. Twenty-seven years after losing her to breast cancer, Jessica Cashman is still astounded by her mom’s fighting spirit. “I was 17 when my parents told us about Mom’s diagnosis. What they didn’t tell...

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Anne’s Story

Anne Carter urges people to put their health first Anne Carter has lived with breast cancer since she was ten years old. That’s how old she was when her mother found a lump. Only 38 years old at the time, Mariela was a busy woman with two kids in the middle of...

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