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2017 Aurora Gala raises record $1 million as guests dance to the Commodores

Thank you to the record-breaking crowd that came to celebrate research and advancements led by Aurora Health Care at our Aurora Gala, presented by Synaptive Medical! More than 900 guests danced to surprise entertainment, the Commodores, and raised more than $1 … Continue reading

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Why this year’s Aurora Gala is supporting research and innovation, and how YOU can support it

Patient-centered research is a cornerstone of Aurora Health Care. So much so, this year’s Aurora Gala will celebrate and benefit our research and innovation efforts. Cristy Garcia-Thomas, President, Aurora Health Care Foundation, sat down with Randall Lambrecht, PhD, president of Aurora Research Institute, about … Continue reading

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Your support could help fund new therapies for cancer treatment

Cancer is a devastating disease. Not only does cancer research involve trying to find a cure, but it also involves trying to find new therapies that will not only extend the lives of patients, but offer them more options for … Continue reading

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Lee’s amazing recovery could be a sign of what’s to come in cancer care

“The doctors at Aurora extended my life. Not only that, they also made it livable.” That wasn’t the case just a few years ago for Lee Pinkus, of Arkansas. In August 2011, he was diagnosed with nodular melanoma, the most … Continue reading

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Why Aurora’s patients truly are the research heroes

More than 170,000 Aurora patients have made their leftover biospecimens, including 70,000 whole blood, plasma and serum samples, available for research through the institute’s Biorepository and Specimen Research Center, or BSRC. Patients have also donated surgically removed tissue, such as … Continue reading

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Get INSPIRED to support research and innovation!

The Summer 2017 issue of Aurora Health Care Foundation’s Inspire magazine is arriving in mailboxes all over southeast Wisconsin! This issue is dedicated to the 2017 Aurora Gala. The theme of this year’s gala is Transforming Innovative Research into Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Why an Aurora neurosurgeon invited Vice President Joe Biden for a visit

During President Obama’s final State of the Union address, this may have received the loudest applause of the night: “Let’s make America the country that cures cancer once for all!”- President Barack Obama President Obama put Vice President Joe Biden in … Continue reading

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