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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).


February 2016
Date Event Location
Feb Support Cancer Research at Sugar Fixé Macaron
Purchase purple & green macarons in Feb., and 15% supports the Lurie Cancer Center
Sugar Fixé Macaron
958 W. Armitage Ave
Chicago
SUNDAY
Feb 7
Pink Zone Basketball Game
For breast cancer survivors and their families
Welsh Ryan Arena
2705 N. Ashland
Evanston
SUNDAY
Feb 7
Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s Be My Valentine Family Event
Supports breast cancer research at the Lurie Cancer Center
Ritz-Carlton Hotel
160 E. Pearson St.
THURSDAY
Feb 11
Friends of Marlene: Kendra Scott Shopping Event
Benefits Supportive Oncology services for Lurie Cancer Center patients
Kendra Scott
900 N. Michigan Ave.
THURSDAY
Feb 25
Chicago Council on Science & Technology: How We Treat Cancer
Discussion with Deputy Director Francis Giles, MD, and other experts
MATTER Chicago
222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza
April 2016
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Apr 2
Cancer Connections: Adolescent & Young Adult Edition Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St.
Conference Room A
4/30 - 5/1 Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Symposium 2016
For bone marrow, stem cell or cord blood transplant patients and their families
Chicago Marriott O'Hare
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, IL
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
June 2016
Date Event Location
SUNDAY
Jun 5
23rd Annual Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K, June 5 Grant Park
Chicago
July 2016
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Jul 23
Cancer Connections Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St.
Conference Room A
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 cancer@northwestern.edu

Last updated on February 4, 2016.