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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2014

Media Contacts:
Paul Elsberg
Gateway Associates Board
paulelsberg@gmail.com
(773) 615-0458

Adam Zuckerman
Gateway for Cancer Research
Adam.Zuckerman@DemandCures.org
(847) 342-6704

Chicago’s Young Professionals Gather to Celebrate Healthy Living and Support Promising Cancer Research

Inaugural Gateway to Wellness event at Catalyst Ranch to feature food, fun and new ideas for leading healthy lifestyles. Event to benefit the nonprofit Gateway for Cancer Research.
 

Thursday, March 20, 2014 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – While cancer can be devastating for those it affects, working to find cures can be a source of joy and reward. It’s with this sense of optimism that Chicago-area young professionals will gather the evening of Saturday, April 5, at Gateway to Wellness, a first-of-its-kind event to support the pursuit of cancer treatments and cures. Ticket sales and donations will support Gateway for Cancer Research, a nonprofit organization that funds clinical trials to help cancer patients feel better, live longer and be cured today. Read more...



For Immediate Release: March 18, 2014
Contact: Adam Zuckerman, Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

 

Gateway for Cancer Research announces finalists and opens public voting for Cancer Researcher of the Year

Gateway for Cancer Research invites the community to help honor a deserving cancer researcher who has positively impacted the lives of today’s cancer patients.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – Gateway for Cancer Research, a nonprofit organization funding innovative cancer clinical trials around the world, is proud to announce three outstanding finalists for the 2014 Cancer Researcher of the Year. The annual award recognizes Gateway funded cancer researchers who are positively impacting the lives of today’s cancer patients through the development of safer and more targeted cancer treatments. Read more...

 


 

For Immediate Release: January 21, 2014
Contact: Adam Zuckerman, Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

 

Gateway for Cancer Research announces new president

Philanthropic executive Teresa Hall Bartels to lead the Gateway for Cancer Research in funding cancer clinical trials that bring innovation, better treatments and cures to patients worldwide.

January 21, 2014 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – The Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM, a nonprofit organization that funds innovative cancer research all over the world, is pleased to welcome Teresa Hall Bartels as President.

Bartels is an accomplished strategic executive who brings a wealth of experience from the business and nonprofit sectors. Read more...

 



For Immediate Release: November 13, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

The Gateway for Cancer Researchsm receives donation to fund 975 days of cancer research

The Gateway for Cancer Research to use $25,106 donation from Oklahoma-based nonprofit Cancer Sucks for clinical trials that bring new opportunities to patients with various cancers.

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – The Gateway for Cancer Research, a nonprofit organization that funds cancer clinical trials, has received a generous donation in the amount of $25,106 from long-time supporter Rick Horton on behalf of his unique and energizing fundraising charity, Cancer Sucks. Read more...


For Immediate Release: November 5, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

 

$2.1 Million Raised for Cancer Research at Charity Gala Event in Chicago

The Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM hosted its annual Cures Gala to fund cancer clinical trials that can potentially save lives now, when it matters most. Jarrett Payton served as emcee, and Lee DeWyze performed.

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – The Cures Gala black-tie fundraising event for cancer research was a tremendous success as 850 guests came together Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Fairmont Chicago for an elegant evening of dining, dancing, and a shared cause to find a cure for cancer. Together in just one night, corporate executives, community leaders and friends of Gateway for Cancer Research raised nearly $2.1 million...learn more.


For Immediate Release: October 3, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

Cyclists Ride in Arizona and Raise $212,000 for New Cancer Research Studies

Thursday, October 3, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – Hundreds of avid cyclists rallied together in Arizona’s West Valley to help make a difference in the fight against cancer. On Sept. 28, nearly 500 riders clipped in for the inaugural Trails 4 Trials cycling event in Goodyear, Ariz., raising more than $212,000 that will be used to fund new and potentially life-saving cancer clinical trials...Learn More.


For Immediate Release: September 27, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

Nearly 500 Cyclists to Ride for Cancer Research in Arizona's West Valley Sept. 28; Free Bike Bash Community Event

Friday, September 27, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – Ready to make a difference in the fight against cancer, nearly 500 cyclists have signed up to ride the inaugural Trails 4 Trials cycling event on Saturday, Sept. 28, in Goodyear, Arizona. Trials 4 Trials is the first organized charity ride ... Learn More. 




For Immediate Release: September 26, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

The Gateway for Cancer Research Funds Novel Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials; Annual Cures Gala Event to Help Meet Funding Needs for More Research Studies


Friday, September 27, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – Ready to make a difference in the fight against cancer, nearly 500 cyclists have signed up to ride the inaugural Trails 4 Trials cycling event on Saturday, Sept. 28, in Goodyear, Arizona. Trials 4 Trials is the first organized charity ride... Learn More.



For Immediate Release: July 17, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

Charity Golf Tournament Raises $186,800 for Bold, New Cancer Research Studies

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – Golf enthusiasts and executives from the information technology industry teed up for charity on July 15 for a cause that will bring potentially life-saving cancer care to patients who need it most. The Cures Ahead Golf Invitational was held at the highly regarded Glen Club in Glenview, Illinois, in which the sold-out event raised an impressive $186,800 to benefit The Gateway for Cancer ResearchSMLearn More...

 



For Immediate Release: June 12, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

The Gateway for Cancer Research honors cancer researcher
for discoveries and patient impact

The Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM announces Dr. Pierre-Yves Dietrich as the recipient of the inaugural Cancer Researcher of the Year Award.

June 13, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – With thousands of votes cast by the public as well as cancer researchers, survivors and advocates across the world, the winner of the inaugural Cancer Researcher of the Year Award has been named. The Gateway for Cancer Research is proud to announce Dr. Pierre-Yves Dietrich, an accomplished medical oncologist and cancer researcher from Switzerland, as the very first recipient of the new award that recognizes Gateway-funded researchers who demonstrate excellence in the cancer research field while also positively impacting the lives of those living with cancer today.  Learn more.



 

For Immediate Release: March 28, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org


Voting now open for the inaugural Cancer Researcher of the Year Award

The Gateway for Cancer Research invites the community to help honor a deserving cancer researcher who has positively impacted the lives of today’s cancer patient.

March 28, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – Recognizing that great results in cancer research often come by way of collaboration between scientists, doctors, cancer patients and cancer advocates, The Gateway for Cancer Research invites the public to select the recipient of the inaugural Cancer Researcher of the Year Award. Online voting for one of six Award finalists is now open to the community through April 15 at DemandCuresToday.org.

Gateway’s new Cancer Researcher of the Year Award is an annual recognition that celebrates cancer research heroes... Learn more...



 

For Immediate Release: January 21, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org

 

The Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM Receives Generous Donation to Continue Funding Innovative Cancer Research Studies


A $70,000 donation was made by Cancer Sucks in support of Gateway’s mission to fund bold, new phase I and phase II cancer clinical trials that have potential to saves lives today.

January 21, 2013 (SCHAUMBURG, Ill.) – The Gateway for Cancer Research, a nonprofit organization that funds innovative, bold and patient-centered cancer clinical trials across the world, has received a generous donation from Caner Sucks in the amount of $70,000. Cancer Sucks is a nonprofit organization that raises funds in the most creative and fun way to support organizations, such as Gateway, that facilitate cancer research studies. Learn More...




For Immediate Release: January 14, 2013
Contact: Adam Zuckerman The Gateway for Cancer Research (847) 342-6704
adam.zuckerman@demandcures.org



The Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM seeking nominations for its inaugural Researcher of the Year award


The nonprofit organization that funds phase I and phase II cancer clinical trials across the world will honor a medical researcher who has positively impacted the lives of today’s cancer patients; recipient to receive $30,000 for cancer research endeavors.

January 14, 2013 (Schaumburg, Ill.) – On the heels of its 20 year anniversary, The Gateway for Cancer Research, a nonprofit organization that funds innovative, bold and patient-centered cancer clinical trials across the world, has established an annual award to honor clinical researchers for excellence in the field of cancer research and patient impact. Nominations are now open for Gateway’s inaugural Researcher of the Year Award, which will be... Read More....


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