We proudly join thousands of others every year
to participate in events such as the
Jim Calhoun Cancer
Challenge Ride and Walk to raise both awareness and vital funds for research and patient care.
Here are some events the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
participates in every year:
Partnering with Amazing Volunteers!
Working with the UConn Foundation and groups of tireless,
dedicated volunteers, the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
receives strong philanthropic support from the following
signature events, as well as hundreds of donations from other
events and individuals every year.
UConn Cancer Research Golf Tournament
For more than 30 years, this annual event has raised critical funding for
cancer research at the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center and for the American
To date, donations have surpassed $2 million and have
funded initiatives including equipment to bolster state-of-the-art research
studying microscopic changes in colon tissue, research into new cancer
vaccine treatments and both the establishment and expansion of a public tumor
Educating the Public
We are deeply committed to our community. Every year, experts
from the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center participate in dozens
of lectures and screenings to help educate and empower men and
women about new advances in cancer prevention, early detection
and state-of-the-art treatments.
To learn more about upcoming programs, or to view archived
talks and presentations, visit:
For more than 10 years, the Discovery Series has provided
free educational programs, covering a wide range of timely
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