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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).


September 2016
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Sep 10
Lung Cancer Town Meeting for Patients and Care Partners
Getting the Right Testing and the Right Treatment at the Right Time
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Building
303 E. Superior St
Hughes Auditorium
SATURDAY
Sep 17
Lung Run - 10K/5K run or 1 mile walk Montrose Harbor
4400 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago
WEDNESDAY
Sep 21
The Importance of Diversity in Clinical Trials 2.0 The Chicago Urban League
4510 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago
THURSDAY
Sep 22
Brain Tumor Institute's Rooftop Cocktail Party
Supports the Brain Tumor Institute’s Patient and Family Assistance Fund
The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
127 West Huron Street
Chicago
SUNDAY
Sep 25
Lung Force Walk McDonald's Hamburger University
2715 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook
THURSDAY
Sep 29
Keeping Cancer in CHEC
Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative’s Community Report & Symposium
Malcolm X College
1900 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago
THURSDAY
Sep 29
Melanoma Patient & Caregiver Symposium Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Building
303 E. Superior
Hughes Auditorium
October 2016
Date Event Location
October In Good Taste
Help Lynn Sage Foundation Fund Our Breast Cancer Research
MONDAY
Oct 3
Friends of Marlene Golf Outing
Benefit’s Lurie Cancer Center’s Supportive Oncology Program
Stonebridge Country Club
2705 Stonebridge Blvd
Aurora
SATURDAY
Oct 15
Pink Path Run
Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s 5K
Diversey Harbor
Lincoln Park, Chicago
MONDAY
Oct 17
Brain Tumor Patient & Caregiver Forum Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Baldwin Auditorium
TUESDAY
Oct 25
Sarcoma Patient Education Conference Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion - Conference Room A
251 E. Huron St.,Chicago
TUESDAY
Oct 25
Fall Benefit Luncheon
Joan Lunden will be the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s Keynote Speaker
Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago
FRI-SUN
Oct 28-30
LRF Educational Forum on Lymphoma
Lurie Cancer Center experts include Drs. Leo Gordon, Barbara Pro and Jane Winter
Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe St., Chicago
SATURDAY
Oct 29
Race to Cure Sarcoma
Funds Sarcoma Research at the Lurie Cancer Center
Independence Grove Forest Preserve
Libertyville
SUNDAY
Oct 30
Foro Comunitario Sobre Cáncer de Seno
Community Forum for Breast Cancer (Spanish only)
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Baldwin Auditorium
SUNDAY
Oct 30
Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall Robert H. Lurie
Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.,Chicago
Hughes Auditorium
November 2016
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Nov 5
Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation Gala
Inaugural Benefit for Lurie Cancer Center
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
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 August 31, 2016.