GATEWAY FOR CANCER RESEARCH INVITES YOU TO STEP RIGHT UP FOR “THE GREATEST GATEWAY”ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT THE SHERATON GRAND CHICAGO

 

Chicago’s Star-Studded Cures Gala will “Come Alive” to Celebrate 27 years of Gateway-Funded Groundbreaking Clinical Research Trials

 

CHICAGO (June 19, 2018) -- Richard J Stephenson, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) and Gateway for Cancer Research (Gateway) Founder and Chairman and Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson, CTCA Chairman Functional Medicine and on the Gateway Board of Directors, announce an evening to amaze, “The Greatest Gateway,” benefitting Gateway, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding transformational cancer research. Inspired by the magic and wonder of the Oscar-nominated film The Greatest Showman, the annual Chicago Cures Gala will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 East North Water Street, Chicago. Cocktail hour begins at 5 p.m. followed by The Main Event at 6 p.m. Presenting sponsors Richard J Stephenson and Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson will celebrate another year of Gateway-funded breakthrough clinical cancer research trials at institutions across the world.

Step right up to an awe-inspiring evening beginning with a unique culinary experience followed by world-renowned entertainment. An evening full of surprises you won’t want to miss. Tickets are $1,000 per person. Sponsorships begin at $10,000. For sponsorship opportunities, contact events@gatewaycr.org or call 866-932-4208.

All proceeds from “The Greatest Gateway” will help support Gateway for Cancer Research Phase I and Phase II trials across cancer types, including breast, blood and lung cancers.

To purchase 2018 “The Greatest Gateway” tickets contact events@gatewaycr.org

For more information about Gateway for Cancer Research and the clinical research trials it funds, visit www.GatewayCR.org and follow the conversation online at #DemandCures.

ABOUT GATEWAY FOR CANCER RESEARCH

“Our mission instills a sense of urgency to accelerate the pace of cancer research,” said Teresa Hall Bartels, president, Gateway for Cancer Research. “Our dedication to investing in novel patient-centric approaches, combined with the increasing rate of treatment advances, leads us to believe that together we can conquer cancer in our lifetime.”

Gateway for Cancer Research℠ is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to funding innovative cancer research that helps people living with cancer to feel better, live longer and conquer cancer TODAY! Thanks to generous underwriting, 99 cents of every dollar Gateway receives directly funds Phase I and Phase II cancer clinical trials at leading research institutions across the country and abroad. Since 1991, Gateway has supported more than 150 clinical trials and funded over $70 million in breakthrough cancer research. Get involved today by visiting www.GatewayCR.org, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/demandcures and join the conversation on Twitter at @DemandCures, #BeAGateway.

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99 cents of every dollar received directly funds cancer clinical trials

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Current Gateway-funded clinical trials

150+

Clinical trials funded at leading institutions worldwide

$16.56

Funds one patient for one day at a Gateway-funded clinical trial

 
 

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