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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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.

Debbie's Dream Foundation's Response to COVID-19

Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) cares about the general well-being of our community. With the unforeseeable spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are doing our part in minimizing the spread of this disease by participating in “social distancing” as outlined in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. As a result, we have temporarily postponed many of our in-person events,  and our staff continues to work remotely to stay safe and still serve the stomach cancer community.


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News & Updates


November 29, 2022 – NICE Recommends Nivolumab/Chemo for HER2- Advanced Stomach and Esophageal Cancer

The United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued final guidance recommending the use of nivolumab…

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Survivor Stories

Brittany Defenderfer – Washington, D.C.

I was diagnosed with stage one non-CDH1 gastric adenocarcinoma with signet ring cells on June 16, 2021. This diagnosis came…

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Upcoming Events

Optimizing Outcomes Following A Gastrectomy Webinar

Nov 30, 2022

Join DDF and Dr. Omar Llaguna, Surgical Oncologist at Memorial Healthcare System, as he shares the latest information on “Optimizing Outcomes Following A Gastrectomy.”

2022 Monthly Stomach Cancer Support Groups

Dec 1, 2022

Attention caregivers and family members! Join us on December 1, 2022, for our next support group meeting at 4:30 p.m. EST!

You are an important part of your loved one’s cancer journey. Our Monthly Stomach Cancer Support Groups are for patients, caregivers, and family members too!