Calendar of Events


Purdue University Center for Cancer Research
Calendar of Events 2013-14


Please click here to view complete calendar for the 2013-14 Seminar Series.


July - Sarcoma Awareness and Bladder Cancer Awareness Month



August 11-18: Purdue Boiler Gold Rush, Purdue University.


September - Leukemia/Lymphoma, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, and Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

September 26: Science on Tap with Dr. Tim Ratliff, Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main Street, Lafayette, IN.  6:00 pm.  Age 21+


October - Breast Cancer and Liver Cancer Awareness Month

October 9: Hammer Down Cancer kickoff lecture.  Dr. Tim Ratliff, "An inside look at cancer research at Purdue and the great progress being made in the fight against cancer right here in our community."  6:00 - 7:00 pm in RAWLS room 2058 on the Purdue University campus.  This event is free and open to the public.  #hammerdowncancer

October 10: Hammer Down Cancer Luncheon.  Purdue Women's Club 20/30 in conjunction with PWC Let's Do Lunch presents a special luncheon to benefit the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research. McGraw's Steak Chop and Fish House, 2707 S. River Road, West Lafayette, IN.  11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Tickets can be purchased at:

October 11: Directors Advisory Board Meeting, Hansen Building, Purdue University.

October 12, 2013: Hammer Down Cancer Game, Purdue vs. Nebraska, Ross-Ade Stadium, Purdue University. #hammerdowncancer


November - Pancreatic Cancer, Lung Cancer, and Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

November 6:  Annual Center for Cancer Research Retreat; 5-9 pm, Purdue Memorial Union.

November 14: Breast Cancer Clinical Forum; 3:00-8:00 pm, Purdue University.





January - Cervical Cancer Awareness Month


February - National Cancer Prevention Month


March - Colorectal Cancer and Kidney Cancer Awareness Month


April - Testicular Cancer and Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

April 12: 
THE CHALLENGE 5K Run/Walk, 8:30 am, Ross-Ade Stadium

April 30:  Purdue Day of Giving!


May - Melanoma and Skin Cancer, Brain Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month


June - National Cancer Survivor Month