Cancer Immunotherapy Month Events in June 2020

Cancer Immunotherapy Month is a series of educational and social events designed to raise awareness of this promising new cancer treatment. Check out some of the exciting activities we have planned for you!

June 1

Immunotherapy Patient Stories iconVideo: Patient Immunotherapy Story

Meet Oswald. Following diagnosis with stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer, he began first-line treatment with a PD-L1 checkpoint immunotherapy. Today, he is cancer-free..

June 4

Blog Posts - latest from ASCOBlog: ASCO 2020 Recap

Learn about headline-grabbing research, practice-changing medicine, and new innovations in cancer immunotherapy from the world's largest oncology conference.

June 7

Ribbon Icon for Cancer Survivors DayCancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day® is a celebration for those who have survived, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community.

June 12

White T shirt icon#Immune2Cancer Day

Join the global awareness day and discover A Future Immune to Cancer. Honor your cancer-fighting white blood cells by wearing white, snap a selfie, and share why you support cancer immunotherapy research with the hashtag #Immune2Cancer on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

June 18

Microphone iconCOVID-19 and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Live Stream Event

Join the Cancer Research Institute for a live discussion with CRI immunotherapy experts followed by audience Q&A on how science from the frontlines of immuno-oncology is helping inform strategies to treat and prevent COVID-19. 

June 24

CIM Webinar IconWebinar: Understanding Genomics and Genetic Testing in Cancer Immunotherapy

In this webinar for patients and caregivers, Corrie Painter, Ph.D., (The Broad Institute) and Eliezer Van Allen, M.D., (Harvard Medical School) discuss the current state of genetic testing for cancer patients in the clinic as well as highlights efforts to tap into the full potential of genome-based medicine.

CIM Webinar IconFUSF Webinar: Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment and Research in a COVID-19 World

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation (FUSF) hosts a special conversation with Jill O’Donnell-Tormey, Ph.D., CEO of the Cancer Research Institute (CRI), and Jessica Foley, Ph.D., chief scientific officer of FUSF. Learn more about the lifesaving potential of cancer immunotherapy and the ways that CRI and FUSF are working together to advance exciting research, through a lens of the new COVID-19 environment.

June 26

Blog Posts iconTwitter Takeover with CRI Fellow Tim Fessenden

Timothy Fessenden, Ph.D., a CRI Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will take over the Cancer Research Institute Twitter account (@CancerResearch) and share a day in the life of a scientist. Dr. Fessenden, who regularly tweets from @timisstuck, is using novel imaging approaches to define how the actomyosin cell “skeleton” enables dendritic cells to carry out their highly specialized functions during the sensing and elimination of tumors.

June 29

Blog Posts iconBlog: AACR 2020 Virtual Meeting II Recap

Learn about headline-grabbing research, practice-changing medicine, and new innovations in cancer immunotherapy from the second half of the American Association of Cancer Research meeting (June 22-24).

*Immunotherapy results may vary from patient to patient.