Debbie's Dream Foundation


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Debbie's Dream Foundation has partnered with the American Association for Cancer Research to allocate a total of  $1,450,000 in funding to talented, motivated scientists across the country through our Research Grants program since 2014.

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Did you miss any of our 2023 symposia? If so, you can now click the buttons below to watch the replay of each presentation.

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Raising Awareness. Funding Research. Supporting Patients. Achieving the DREAM!

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) 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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Survivor Stories

John J. Woog, MD – Rochester, MN

We are honored to share the remarkable story of Dr. John Woog, a retired ophthalmologist from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who unexpectedly found himself facing advanced stomach cancer in 2007. Despite facing numerous challenges and setbacks in his treatment journey, including Stage 4 disease with liver metastases, Dr. Woog ultimately found hope through experimental chemotherapy. Since 2010, he has been fortunate to live without evidence of disease.

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Upcoming Events

April 2024 Monthly Stomach Cancer Support Groups

April 4, 2024

Join us the first Thursday of every month, at 4:30 p.m. EST for our Monthly Stomach Cancer Support Groups! Caregivers and family members are important to their loved one’s cancer journey. Our Monthly Stomach Cancer Support Groups are for patients, caregivers, and family members too!

Supportive Care for Cancer Patients

April 19, 2024

Join Debbie’s Dream Foundation and Dr. Sahana Rajasekhara for an afternoon presentation on Supportive Care for Cancer Patients. Please be sure to tune in at 12:00 p.m. EST to hear Dr. Rajasekhara speak about the latest updates in the palliative care field for cancer patients.