Annual Meeting and Symposium

Annual Meeting and Symposium



Join Gateway-funded researchers, Board members, independent fundraisers, donors and patients as we celebrate 25 years of accomplishments in cancer clinical trials. During the meeting, we will announce the Cancer Researcher of the Year Award (CROYA) - honoring a researcher either previously or currently funded by Gateway who has made significant contributions to the field of cancer research and improving the lives of today’s cancer patients.

*Admission is free and includes cocktail reception and dinner. Registration is now closed. To register, or to make changes to your registration, please contact Kathy Gehrig or call 888-221-2873.

When:   Thursday, September 8, 2016
Time:    5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where:  The Westin New York at Times Square
              Majestic Foyer/Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
              270 W. 43rd Street
              New York, NY 10036

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Gateway for Cancer Research presents "Lifting Up Patient Voice and Quality of Life: A Scientific Symposium Highlighting 25 Years of Gateway's Achievements in Driving Transformational Cancer Treatment."

Please join us for a commemorative scientific symposium recognizing 25 years of Gateway’s investment in driving transformational advances in cancer research. In the spirit of Gateway’s new impact framework, the symposium is designed to present, reflect on, and look ahead to Gateway’s role in patient-centric cancer research.

Dr. Siddhartha MukherjeeThe symposium will be hosted on the campus of Columbia University by Keynote Speaker Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer and The Gene: An Intimate History.

View the Symposium Program Agenda.

*Admission is free and includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
Registration is now closed

When:    Friday, September 9, 2016
Time:     8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Where:  Columbia University Medical Center
              Bard Hall
              50 Haven Ave.
              New York, NY 10032

CME Credit: 4.7 for ACCME (physician) and 4.7 for ANCC (nursing)
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Capital and Management Company. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Details: The presentations will showcase clinical trials of a subset of past and presently funded Gateway researchers, illustrating the three key strategies that drive Gateway’s impact framework: (1) Patients Have a Voice; (2) Cancer Patients Feel Better and Live Longer; and (3) Patients Contribute to Overcoming Cancer in the Future.

The symposium will also feature insights on advancing development and use of patient-reported outcomes, the promise of collaboration at the intersection of systems biology and the “Big Data” space, and the value of a forward-thinking philanthropy like Gateway.

Registration is closedFor more information about these events, please contact, or call 888-221-2873.




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