Past Events

8th Annual Dream Makers Gala

The 8th anniversary of Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer was celebrated at our 8th Annual Dream Makers Gala on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at The Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood Florida. We had over 570 registered attendees and raised more than $335,000. The event started with a cocktail hour and an amazing silent auction, which was then followed by a mouth-watering dinner, dancing, live auction, awards and dessert. Lisa Petrillo, Entertainment and Lifestyle Reporter for WFOR, CBS4 Miami…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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.

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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…

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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…

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Publix Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon and Half Marathon

Congratulations to the 80 members of Debbie’s Dream Team in the 2017 Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon!

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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…

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Miami Marathon and Half Marathon

Congratulations to 158 members of Debbie’s Dream Team in the 2017 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon! Participants raised over $14,700 and were part of more than 25,000 race participants. Many thanks to our sponsors, event Co-Chairs, Committee, and volunteers who helped make the event a great success.

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