Immune to Cancer: The CRI Blog



Our Supporters #WearWhite for a Future Immune to Cancer

On June 15, hundreds of academic and industry scientists, patients, advocates, and healthcare professionals donned white apparel for our sixth annual Wear White Day to raise awareness for lifesaving cancer immunotherapy research. 

Across social media, our supporters—including AstraZeneca, Merck, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Parker Institute, and YouTube star Jun Sung Ahn—used #WearWhite to share why they chose to stand with science and the search for immune-based cures. 

Here at CRI, our staff proudly wore white shirts, as did the Fearless Girl statue just outside our headquarters. Below, here are a few of our favorite posts from Wear White Day.

The Fearless Girl stood tall against cancer on the morning of June 15. 

Meanwhile, CRI staff struck a pose for our Wear White Day office party. 

Our Fellowship Committee was proud to wear white and pledge to continue building a future immune to cancer. 

AstraZeneca stood in solidarity with us and immune-based cures during their Wear White Day event. 

YouTube sensation Jun Sung Ahn got personal by wearing white in honor of his dad.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center broke out the white lab coats in honor of Wear White Day. 

Our friends at the Parker Institute celebrated the great strides immunotherapy has made for patients in need. 

The Merck team also supported our initiative by wearing white. 

Cancer survivor and advocate K.C. Dill wore white to celebrate the lifesaving potential of immunotherapy, the treatment that saved her life. 

The CRI team thanks all those who participated in #WearWhite Day for another successful, awareness-raising event. To see more posts, check out our Wear White Day feed.

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