IOWA CITY, IOWA (January 26, 2023) — The Iowa Cancer Consortium released the Iowa Cancer Plan (2023-2027), a five-year plan for Iowa’s cancer-control community to address cancer issues in Iowa. Cancer remains the second leading cause of death in Iowa. Based on data from the Iowa Cancer Registry, in 2023 there are projected to be 22,000 Iowans diagnosed with cancer and 6,300 cancer deaths in Iowa.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 3, 2023 Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE educational workshop for anyone impacted by cancer on Thursday, January 19, 2023, 6-7:30PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Davenport Clubhouse located at 1351 W Central Park Ave, Suite 200, Davenport, Iowa, 52804.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 21, 2022) — Former Iowa Senator David Hartsuch MD has filed a lawsuit against the Iowa Boards of Medicine and Pharmacy to protect the rights of Iowa patients and their physicians from unlawful Board activity. December 20, 2022 court filing in Scott County, Iowa link.  Dr Hartsuch explained, “These Boards are preventing patients from receiving early life-saving treatment by unlawfully suppressing physician speech considered contrary to the State narrative concerning COVID-19.”

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 21, 2022) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE educational workshop entitled “Why Do Yoga? Benefits of Yoga Workshop” for anyone impacted by cancer on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 6-7PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Davenport Clubhouse, located 1351 West Central Park Ave, Suite 200, Davenport, Iowa, 52804.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 21, 2022) — SAL Community Services has been awarded nearly $1.2 million from the Illinois State Board of Education to implement its Prevention Initiative program, which provides services and resources to expectant parents and families with children from birth to age three to support healthy social and emotional development.

The grant is a game-changer for children and families in western Illinois.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 6, 2022) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE educational program for anyone impacted by cancer on Thursday, December 15, 2022, 6-7PM, at our Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse located at 600 John Deere Road Suit, Moline, IL 61265.

Vicki Hughes, Physician's Assistant, and Amanda Ryan, Nurse Practitioner, of Phat Bottom Labs, will provide an informational presentation on medical cannabis use and answer any questions or concerns.

ROCK ISLAND, ILINOIS (November 28, 2022) — American Red Cross volunteers responded to seven home fires in Galesburg (Illinois), Geneseo (Illinois), Oquawka (Illinois), Quincy (Illinois), Rock Island (Illinois), and Wever (Iowa) in the past week and provided assistance to seventeen individuals, through supplying them with basic items to meet immediate needs after a fire, and additional support in the form of health and mental-health services and one-on-one support.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 23, 2022) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE educational workshop for anyone impacted by cancer on Thursday, December 8, 2022, 6-7PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Davenport Clubhouse located at 1351 W Central Park Ave, Suite 200, Davenport, Iowa, 52804.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 21, 2022) — Gilda’s Club, in partnership with Living Proof Exhibit, is hosting a FREE crafting workshop for families impacted by cancer on Thursday, December 1, 2022, from 6:00-8:00pm at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Davenport Clubhouse located at 1351 W Central Park Ave, Suite 200, Davenport, Iowa, 52804.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 3, 2022) — Decatur County Hospital in Leon, Regional Medical Center in Manchester, Cherokee Regional Medical Center, and Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars are the first four hospitals to announce participation in the Billion Pill Pledge program, supported by the Iowa Attorney General’s Office.

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