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Events and Happenings



Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ is a series of educational and social events designed to raise awareness of this promising new cancer treatment—ranging from attending webinars to hear the latest breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy from the field's leaders, to wearing white on June 6 and sharing photos on social media like Facebook and Twitter.

You can view some of the exciting activities that are taking place in June 2014 by expanding on the below categories.
 

Spotlight Events and Activities

  • New Cancer Research Institute Website for Patients and Caregivers - theanswertocancer.org
  • "30 Days, 30 Stories: Surviving Cancer Through Immunotherapy" Series - Hear how cancer immunotherapy has changed patient lives

  • #WhiteOutCancer Day is June 6

  • "Breakthroughs in Cancer Immunotherapy" Webinar Series

Learn

  • May 28: Webinar, Rolf Brekken, Ph.D., "Reactivating Your Immune System to Fight Cancer"
  • June 5: Webinar, Nina Bhardwaj, M.D., Ph.D., "Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Melanoma"
  • June 10: Webinar, Sumit K. Subudhi, M.D., Ph.D., "Immunotherapy for Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancers"
  • June 17: Webinar, George Coukos, M.D., Ph.D., "Developing Effective Immunotherapies for Ovarian Cancer and Other Tumors
  • June 24: Webinar, Glenn Dranoff, M.D., "Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
- See more at: http://cancerresearch.org/get-involved/cancer-immunotherapy-month/events-and-happenings#sthash.6YddxZtd.dpuf
  • May 28: Webinar, Rolf Brekken, Ph.D., "Reactivating Your Immune System to Fight Cancer"
  • June 5: Webinar, Nina Bhardwaj, M.D., Ph.D., "Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Melanoma"
  • June 10: Webinar, Sumit K. Subudhi, M.D., Ph.D., "Immunotherapy for Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancers"
  • June 17: Webinar, George Coukos, M.D., Ph.D., "Developing Effective Immunotherapies for Ovarian Cancer and Other Tumors
  • June 24: Webinar, Glenn Dranoff, M.D., "Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
- See more at: http://cancerresearch.org/get-involved/cancer-immunotherapy-month/events-and-happenings#sthash.6YddxZtd.dpufMay 28: Webinar, Rolf Brekken, Ph.D., "Reactivating Your Immune System to Fight Cancer"
June 5: Webinar, Nina Bhardwaj, M.D., Ph.D., "Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Melanoma"
June 10: Webinar, Sumit K. Subudhi, M.D., Ph.D., "Immunotherapy for Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancers"
June 17: Webinar, George Coukos, M.D., Ph.D., "Developing Effective Immunotherapies for Ovarian Cancer and Other Tumors
June 24: Webinar, Glenn Dranoff, M.D., "Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer

Engage

  • June 5: CRI Young Philanthropists Council Fundraising Event
  • June 6: White Out Cancer – Show your support for cancer immunotherapy through social media and workplace events
  • June 11: NASDAQ closing bell ceremony and gathering of scientists and supporters in Times Square
  • “30 Days, 30 Stories” – each day, we will profile a new immunotherapy patient success story
- See more at: http://cancerresearch.org/get-involved/cancer-immunotherapy-month/events-and-happenings#sthash.z2nk9Y7R.dpufJune 5: CRI Young Philanthropists Council Fundraising Event
June 6: White Out Cancer – Show your support for cancer immunotherapy through social media and workplace events
June 11: NASDAQ closing bell ceremony and gathering of scientists and supporters in Times Square
“30 Days, 30 Stories” – each day, we will profile a new immunotherapy patient success storyJune 5: CRI Young Philanthropists Council Fundraising Event
June 6: White Out Cancer – Show your support for cancer immunotherapy through social media and workplace events
June 11: NASDAQ closing bell ceremony and gathering of scientists and supporters in Times Square
“30 Days, 30 Stories” – each day, we will profile a new immunotherapy patient success story
- See more at: http://cancerresearch.org/get-involved/cancer-immunotherapy-month/events-and-happenings#sthash.z2nk9Y7R.dpuf
  • June 1
    New website for patients and caregivers, theanswertocancer.org, launches
  • June 1 - June 30
    “30 Days, 30 Stories” – each day, we will profile a new immunotherapy patient success story
  • June 5
    CRI Young Philanthropists Council Fundraising Event
  • June 6
    #WhiteOutCancer – Wear white, take a photo, and share to show your support for cancer immunotherapy
  • June 11
    WhiteOutTimesSquare - NASDAQ closing bell ceremony and gathering of scientists and supporters in the Heart of New York City
  • June 18
    "The Power of Immunotherapy" Twitter chat, 1:00 p.m. EDT - 2:00 p.m. EDT
    Co-hosted by Time, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, AACR, and CRI
    Join the discussion @cancerresearch using the hashtag #cimchat
     

 

Fundraise

  • April 1 - June 30
    Enrollment open for Individual and Company Fundraising Teams
  • No end date
    AmazonSmile – Designate Cancer Research Institute as your “charity of choice” (0.5 percent of proceeds to benefit Cancer Research Institute)
  • No end date
    Text-to-Give Campaign – Text “Join” to 80888 to make a $10 contribution to CRI

 

Get Social

  • Facebook “White Out Cancer” Profile Pics, Share the Message, and Donation Campaigns
 
  • Promoted Facebook and Twitter Posts
  • Live Twitter “Town Hall” Chat on Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Instagram/Pinterest “Wear White” Photo Sharing #WearWhite
  • Google Hangout Weekly Recap Every Friday
  • Text-to-Give Campaign – Text “Join” to 80888 to make a $10 contribution to CRI
  • YouTube Videos of Patient Success Stories
- See more at: http://cancerresearch.org/get-involved/cancer-immunotherapy-month/events-and-happenings#sthash.z2nk9Y7R.dpuf

 

 

 

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