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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 2015
Date Event Location
Sep 1 - 30 Septembeard 2015
Supports prostate cancer research
n/a
WEDNESDAY
Sep 9
Los Latinos y su Participación en Ensayos Clínicos Para el Cáncer
Latinos and their Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials - in Spanish
Sara Duffey, Clinical Trial Recruitment and Education Specialist
Gilda's Club Chicago
537 N Wells St.
THURSDAY
Sep 10
Renée Israel Foundation Annual Fundraiser
Supports breast cancer research at the Lurie Cancer Center
Congregation B’nai Tikvah
Deerfield
SATURDAY
Sep 12
45th Annual Lou Malnati’s Cancer Research Benefit
Supports research at the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
The Meadows Club
2950 West Golf Road
Rolling Meadows
MONDAY
Sep 14
Exercise Involves More than Just Your Body
Jill Stein, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St.
SATURDAY
Sep 26
Survive & Thrive
Ovarian Cancer Public Education Program
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior
Hughes Auditorium
SATURDAY
Sep 26
Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation
Get Your Rear in Gear 5K & Walk

Benefits gastrointestinal cancer prevention programs at the Lurie Cancer Center
Montrose Harbor
Chicago
MONDAY
Sep 28
AWARE for All
Clinical research education program
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 1st Ave.
Maywood
October 2015
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Oct 3
Conferencia Educacional Sobre el Cáncer con Enfásis en los Canceres de Sangre
Educational Conference on Blood Cancers - In Spanish
Morris Kletzel, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
La Casa
1815 S. Paulina
Chicago
SUNDAY
Oct 4
Jeff Hugo Foundation 7th Annual Golf Outing
Supports sarcoma research at the Lurie Cancer Center
Gleneagles Country Club
Lemont
TUESDAY
Oct 6
The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Annual Dinner
Supports the GI Cancer Tissue Bank at the Lurie Cancer Center
The Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Monroe St.
Chicago
WEDNESDAY
Oct 7
Breaststroke for Breast Cancer (Northwestern Women’s Swimming and Diving)
Supports the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation
Henry Crown Sport Pavilion
2311 Campus Dr.
Evanston
THURSDAY
Oct 8
Rooftop Cocktail Party for the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
Benefits NBTI's Patient and Family Assistance Fund
Loews Chicago Hotel
455 North Park Drive
Chicago
TUESDAY
Oct 13
Sarcoma Patient Education Conference Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.
Baldwin Auditorium
WEDNESDAY
Oct 14
What’s Jewish About BRCA? Experts Discuss Hereditary Breast, Ovarian, Prostate & Pancreatic Cancer
Taya Fallen, MS, CGC, Cancer Genetics Program
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe
SUNDAY
Oct 18
Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.
Hughes Auditorium
SUNDAY
Oct 18
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
MONDAY
Oct 19
Brain Tumor Patient & Caregiver Forum Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.
Baldwin Auditorium
SATURDAY
Oct 24
Head for the Cure 5K
Supports Brain Tumor Research and Education
Diversey Harbor
Chicago
November 2015
Date Event Location
FRIDAY
Nov 13
Gynecologic Oncology: What Every Woman Needs to Know at any Age
Mario Pineda, MD, Lurie Cancer Center
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E Huron St.
SATURDAY
Nov 21
Cancer Connections Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E. Superior St.
Conference Room L
May 2016
Date Event Location
FRIDAY
May 20
7th Annual Minds Matter Benefit
Supports research at the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
Loews Hotel
455 N. Park Dr.
Chicago


Be sure to see our Gilda's Club Chicago flyer
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 Jessica MacLean

Last updated on August 31, 2015.