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Welcome Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer, advancing funding for research, and providing education and support internationally to patients, families, and caregivers. DDF seeks as its ultimate goal to make the cure for stomach cancer a reality.
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Past Events 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017 – 2017 Stomach Cancer Webinar Series: Radiation Options

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is hosting monthly webinars to include an overview of information important to stomach cancer patients, caregivers, and family members including a question and answer session at the conclusion of the presentation. Webinars will cover topics such as genomics, targeted treatments, financial resources, radiation techniques, NCCN Patient Guidelines, caregiver's issues and resources, and more! 

Attendance is via live webcast. Archives of the webcasts will be posted on our website year round along with question and answer sessions with expert responses.

Friday, March 31, 2017 – 2017 Stomach Cancer Webinar Series: Targeted Treatment and Immunotherapy

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is hosting monthly webinars to include an overview of information important to stomach cancer patients, caregivers, and family members including a question and answer session at the conclusion of the presentation. Webinars will cover topics such as genomics, targeted treatments, financial resources, radiation techniques, NCCN Patient Guidelines, caregiver's issues and resources, and more! 

Attendance is via live webcast. Archives of the webcasts will be posted on our website year round along with question and answer sessions with expert responses.

Saturday, March 18, 2017 – 2017 Los Angeles Stomach Cancer Education Symposium and Webcast

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is hosting its 2017 Los Angeles Stomach Cancer Education Symposium for in person attendees and via live webcast. All patients, families, caregivers, the general public, and health care professionals are invited to attend for FREE.

Topics:
·  Patient and Caregiver Panel
·  Novel Surgical Options and Update
·  Optimizing Radiation Outcomes and Minimizing Toxicities
·  Chemotherapy in Locoregional and Advanced Disease
·  Genomics and Targets
·  Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Considerations
·  Symptom Management and Supportive Medicine

Saturday, March 18, 2017 – 2017 Monsters Hockey for Stomach Cancer

The DDF Ohio Chapter led by chapter founders Paul and Angie Bosela sponsored a DDF Night at the Quicken Loans Arena.  34 DDF supporters watched the Cleveland Monsters take on the Texas Stars as they supported research for stomach cancer.

February 27-28, 2017 - 5th Annual Advocacy Day

Forty advocates from twelve different states attended our 5th Annual Stomach Cancer Capitol Hill Advocacy Day.  Advocates attended almost 100 meetings on the hill to fight for stomach cancer research funding. They urged legislators and the NCI to support the fight for a cure and informed them how important it is for stomach cancer to again be included in the $50 million DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) each year. DDF held a Capitol Hill Reception to honor Congressional Champions Representative John Culberson and Representative Danny Davis for their support for DDF's mission.  DDF also presented its 2nd Annual Volunteer of the Year Award to New Jersey South Chapter Founder Melani Vincelli and held a meeting the day prior to provide information, support, education, and training for advocates.

Friday, February 24, 2017 – 2017 Stomach Cancer Webinar Series: Genomics and Molecular Testing

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is hosting monthly webinars to include an overview of information important to stomach cancer patients, caregivers, and family members including a question and answer session at the conclusion of the presentation. Webinars will cover topics such as genomics, targeted treatments, financial resources, radiation techniques, NCCN Patient Guidelines, caregiver's issues and resources, and more! 

Attendance is via live webcast. Archives of the webcasts will be posted on our website year round along with question and answer sessions with expert responses.

Topic:
Genomics and Molecular Testing

Speaker:
Adam Bass, MD of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Time:
12:00 – 1:00 pm EST

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - Publix Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon and Half Marathon

Run for Debbie's Dream in the 2017 Publix A1A Marathon and Half Marathon and support the fight against stomach cancer!

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 8th Annual Fort Lauderdale Night of Laughter

Debbie's Dream Foundation hosted its 8th Annual Night of Laughter at the Improv Comedy Club at the Hollywood Hard Rock Casino, Florida. A sold out crowd of 400 attendees laughed together to raise almost $36,500!  Guests enjoyed fabulous raffles, delicious food, unique drinks, and hilarious comedic acts. Thank you to our sponsors, including our National Title Sponsor Lilly Oncology and Stand Up Sponsors Stewart and Michele Lapayowker. Stewart once again took the stage and had the crowd roaring with his comedy act.  Headliner Dean Napolitano was also hysterical!  Thank you to all of the rest of our sponsors and congratulations to Chair Sheri Albert and her committee for another incredible evening!

Sunday, January 29, 2017- Miami Marathon and Half Marathon

Run for Debbie's Dream in the 2017 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon and support the fight against stomach cancer!

Friday, January 27, 2017 – 2017 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon Kick Off Party

Join us for an evening of food and fun at the 2017 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon Kick Off Party!  Meet your fellow runners, enjoy delicious appetizers, pick up your race day packets (if previously requested) and special runner incentives, and so much more!

Friday, January 13, 2017 - South Florida Golf Fore A Cure

Debbie's Dream Foundation hosted its Inaugural South Florida Dream Fore A Cure Golf Tournament at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club. Participants enjoyed a beautiful day full of golf, food, and fun. The event raised over $10,000 and had over 40 golfers, supporters, and volunteers in attendance. The golf tournament was a great success thanks to the leadership of event chair Jonathan Perrillo and his amazing committee!

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