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Public Programs and Events

The Lurie Cancer Center is committed to educating the public about cancer prevention and treatment, and offers a wide range of community events and programs for patients, families and supporters throughout the year.

Click on the titles below for details and online registration (where available).


May 2016
Date Event Location
THURSDAY
May 19
Participating in Clinical Trials: How, When, and Why?
Sara Duffey, Clinical Research Recruitment and Education Specialist
Wellness House
131 N. County Line Road
Hinsdale
FRIDAY
May 20
7th Annual Minds Matter Benefit
Supports research at the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
Loews Hotel
455 N. Park Dr.
Chicago
SATURDAY
May 21
Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference
Expert panel includes Shira Dinner, MD
Belvedere Events & Banquets
1170 W Devon Ave
Elk Grove Village
SUNDAY
May 22
Make the Cut
Hair donation and cancer awareness event
The MAX
4750 S. Vernon Avenue
McCook
June 2016
Date Event Location
SUNDAY
Jun 5
23rd Annual Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K Grant Park
Chicago
MONDAY
Jun 20
Friends of Marlene Summer in the City Event
Benefits Friends of Marlene support of the Maggie Daley Center for Women’s Cancer Care
LondonHouse Chicago
85 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago
July 2016
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Jul 23
Cancer Connections Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St.
Conference Room A
SATURDAY
Jul 30
Head for the Cure 5K
Supports Brain Tumor Research and Education
Diversey Harbor
Chicago
August 2016
Date Event Location
TUESDAY
Aug 16
Inaugural "Campaign to Save Lives" Golf and Games Outing
Benefiting the Leukemia Translational Research Program
Chevy Chase Country Club
1000 North Milwaukee Avenue
Wheeling
November 2016
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Nov 12
Cancer Connections Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St.
Conference Room A


Be sure to see our Gilda's Club Chicago calendar
for more events happening at the Lurie Cancer Center,
including yoga classes, t'ai chi chih, crafts, art and more.

See the Look Good, Feel Better flyer for information
about upcoming beauty technique workshops.

See our Support Group page for more information
about ongoing meetings.

Questions? Contact Kate Harken

Last updated on May 2, 2016.