Cancer Survivor's Day - June
June 2 is the official Cancer Survivor's Day. We at the Gateway believe that we should honor cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers for more than just one day. So, Gateway has declared June as Cancer Survivor's Month. Join us and post your story of survival and hope on Gateway's Cancer Canvas. Tell the world your cancer story.
2013 Cancer Researcher of the Year: Pierre-Yves Dietrich The first annual Cancer Researcher of the Year Award was presented to Pierre-Yves Dietrich, MD, PhD and Director, Center of Oncology at University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland.
From Dr. Dietrich..."More than 15 years ago, I observed that gliomas are infiltrated by cells from the immune system that appeared to be activated. This was an unexpected finding in an era where it was thought that the brain was poorly or not accessible for immune cells. Based on that, I was one of the first to formulate and test the hypothesis of helping our immune system to fight brain tumors." Learn more...
2nd Annual Cures AHEAD Golf Invitational
AHEAD and CTCA IT invite golf enthusiasts and corporate leaders to a wonderful day of golf to benefit cancer research at The Gateway for Cancer Research in the second annual Cures AHEAD Golf Invitational. Learn more and register online...
Setting an athletic event goal for 2013? Join The Gateway's Team Demand to raise money for cancer research at your walk, run, marathon, bike, ski, swim or virtual event! Learn more...
New Team Demand Events:
• Dirty Girl Mudathlon - Lake County, IL - June 29
• Kieth Wallace Golf FORE the Cure - Glendale Heights - July 20
• Chicago Rock 'n' Roll - Chicago - July 21
• Chicago Half Marathon & 5K - Chicago - September 8
• Jeff Nickerson - Wisconsin Ironman - September 8
•Chicago's Perfect 10 - November 9
Osteosarcoma is a malignant sarcoma of bone that afflicts children, adolescents and young adults in the prime of life. Standard therapy includes dose intensive chemotherapy and surgical resection of the primary tumor in bone. Chemotherapy improves survival to 65% for patients, but comes with substantial and irreversible toxicities. Learn more....
The 3rd Annual Golf Fore the Cure to honor Kieth Wallace will be held Saturday, July 20th at the Glendale Lakes Golf course. Golf Fore The Cure is a PUBLIC outing commemorating Kieth Wallace and all other fighters and survivors in their journey with cancer. Click here to learn more.
Kokot Family Fundraiser for Cancer Research What do you do when four of five immediate family members get cancer? First you fight the cancer and win, then you start a fundraiser to help find better treatments and cures. Join the Kokot family fundraiser... Learn more.
Hot off the press is The Gateway for Cancer Research's 2012 Annual Report. Copies will be mailed shortly to our donors. Click here to view.
Save the date, Saturday, October 26, for the star-studded, 2013 Cures Ahead Gala to benefit cancer research at The Gateway for Cancer Research. Learn More....
'It's about the Patients' was the theme for the 2012 Cures Gala. Gateway funded cancer clinical trials offered cancer patients hope. Learn more about their stories.
The Gateway for Cancer Research funds phase I and phase II clinical trials all over the world. Richard, a clincial trial patient in a Multiple Myeloma clinical trial at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center tells his story.
Kay Kays- Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate
Meet Kay Kays, an 18 year cancer survivor and our Patient Advocate on The Gateway's Board of Scientific Counselors. Kay brings a unique perspective to cancer clinical trials. Learn more...