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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 watching videos of patients sharing their experience with immunotherapy.

You can view some of the exciting activities that are taking place in June 2016 below.

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
  • June 1
    "Immunotherapy and Chemotherapy: What's the Difference?"
    A short, patient-friendly video that defines and discusses the differences between immunotherapy and chemotherapy. Includes a printable fact sheet and infograms for sharing on social media.
  • June 6, 13, 20, and 27
    Patient Stories Campaign
    Patients share their personal experiences with immunotherapy in video and written form.
  • June 7, 14, 21, and 28
    "Ask a Scientist" Video Series
    A series of four educational videos in which Dr. Jeffrey Weber, deputy director of NYU Langone Medical Center’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, answers pressing questions from patients. Each video will tackle one question, such as “What is cancer immunotherapy?” or “Where can I receive treatment?”
  • June 8, 15, and 22
    "Cancer Immunotherapy and You" Webinar Mini-Series

    Topics include:
    • "Will I Feel Like a Guinea Pig?: Cancer Patients Share their Clinical Trial Experiences"
    • "How to Talk to Your Patients about a Clinical Trial"
    • "A Look Ahead: 3 Things to Watch for in Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trials This Year"
  • June 9
    "What Cancer Patients Need to Know: Latest Immunotherapy News from ASCO"

    Filmed on location at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting, a panel of experts, led by Dr. Jill O’Donnell-Tormey, CEO and director of scientific affairs at CRI, will discuss the conference’s breaking news for patients.
  • June 21
    #CIMChat Twitter Chat on Immunotherapy
    This live, Twitter-driven event will bring together patients and scientific experts to discuss immunotherapy/
    immuno-oncology. The discussion, moderated by TIME magazine staff writer Alice Park, will feature Dr. Jill O’Donnell-Tormey and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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
    White Out Cancer Pledge
  • June 16
    White Out Cancer at NBC Today Show Plaza


 

 

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