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Special Events

Special events have long been a tradition at the Moores Cancer Center. Some of these events have raised millions of dollars to benefit the work of the center, others are educational opportunities, and some are to thank our patients and their families.

Various dates
in March 2015

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Tour: Behind the Scenes at Moores Cancer Center

Dates: March 5 or March 10 at noon; March 19 at 9 a.m.; March 23 at 10 a.m.; March 24 at 11 a.m.
Where: Meet in the main lobby at the foot of the stairs

Explore Moores Cancer Center on a 45-minute tour designed to help patients and their families better navigate our facilities and services. Learn interesting facts about the healing design of our building, too.

March 10, 2015

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Cancer Prevention: The Role of Exercise and Nutrition

Where: UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium
When: 5:30–7:30 p.m.


Physical activity and diet make a difference. Join us for an evening of education as part of our My Answer to CancerTM Educational Series where we will explore developments in the prevention of cancer through nutrition and exercise. The evening talk features presentations and Q&A with UC San Diego researchers Dr. John Pierce, leader of the Cancer Prevention Program at Moores Cancer Center, and Dr. Sheri Hartman, clinical psychologist and expert in behavior change.

April 25, 2015

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Join us to support cancer care and research at SPARK, the 34th Annual UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Gala. Chaired by Wanda and Cam Garner, the event features a cocktail and wine-tasting reception, dinner, and a special performance. Proceeds benefit Moores Cancer Center. For more information, see SPARK Gala or contact Kathy Kiyan at 858-534-4289 or info@sparkgala.org.