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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).


March 2017
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Mar 4
Cancer Connections
Patient Inspiration & Information
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St.
Conference Room A
FRIDAY
Mar 10
Dancing With Chicago Celebrities
Regina Stein, MD, is hitting the dance floor to fight breast cancer
Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
TUESDAY
Mar 21
Gensler’s Big Ed Bowl
Supports Melanoma Research at Lurie Cancer Center
Lucky Strike Lanes
322 E. Illinois St., Chicago
WEDNESDAY
Mar 22
Finding Gratitude and Positive Meaning in Family Caregiving
Life Matters Media
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.
Baldwin Auditorium
April 2017
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Apr 8
Living Healthy During & After Treatment: Body, Mind & Spirit
Presenters include Nausheen Akhter, MD, Jason Kaplan, MD, and Karen Kinahan DNP, APN
Wellness House
131 N County Line Rd
Hinsdale, IL 60521
May 2017
Date Event Location
TUESDAY
May 16
Campaign to Save Lives Birthday Celebration
Benefits the Leukemia Translational Research Program at Lurie Cancer Center
Gibson’s Steakhouse
1028 N. Rush Street
Chicago
FRIDAY
May 19
8th Annual Minds Matter Benefit Dinner
Join Us and Support the NBTI
The Four Seasons Hotel
120 E. Delaware Pl.
Chicago
June 2017
Date Event Location
SUNDAY
Jun 4
Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K Grant Park
Chicago
July 2017
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Jul 15
Cancer Connections
Patient Inspiration & Information
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St.
Conference Room A
November 2017
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Nov 4
Cancer Connections
Patient Inspiration & Information
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 February 17, 2017.