The 5th Annual DeGregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach

The DeGregorio Family Foundation for Gastric and Esophageal Cancer would like to thank all who have applied to our 5th annual funding opportunity for gastroesophageal malignancies. We received a record amount of applications. We expect to announce the winner shortly.

The Foundation seeks to promote and facilitate collaborative research on the pathogenesis, early diagnosis, and treatment of upper gastrointestinal malignancies.  We support high quality, innovative, and transformative translational and bench research to improve the understanding of the biology of these diseases, identification of potential novel therapeutic targets, or in the development and evaluation of novel biomarkers for early diagnosis and treatment.  Pre-clinical research, basic mechanistic studies, genomic/epigenomic studies, as well as epidemiologic studies may also be supported.



EHE International 2014 Window Display Donation

EHE International’s generous donation of their window display at 10 Rockefeller Center increased awareness of Stomach and Esophageal Cancer and the need for funding research into the causes, prevention and treatment of these cancers. Below is the running video from this great opportunity.

Video courtesy of BOLD Worldwide

Foundation’s 2014 Video Release “Turning Fact Into Fiction: Stomach & Esophageal Cancer Research”

In September 2014, the DeGregorio Family Foundation’s video, “Turning Fact Into Fiction: Stomach and Esophageal Cancer Research,” was released to bring awareness to these deadly diseases. Many thanks to Mind File Multimedia, Inc. for their beautiful work.

Video courtesy of Mind File Multimedia, Inc.


Team DeGregorio in the 2015 United Airlines NYC Half-Marathon!

The DeGregorio Family Foundation is participating in the United Airlines Half-Marathon on Sunday, March 15, 2015. We would like to welcome our runners:

  • Mike Costello
  • Christine Cognetti
  • Joe Cognetti
  • Megan Hess
  • Kevin Sheil
  • Mara Gottlieb
  • Nick Ritz
  • Jeremy Ritz
  • Jackie Competiello
  • Gabriella Obermeier
  • Sean James
  • Babette Carpenter
  • Megan Wright
  • Linda McLoughlin Figel
  • Sara Figel
  • Stephanie Worthen
  • Andrea McKinnon

Mark March 15th on your calendars and come out and support Team DFF! If you would like to donate and support our runners you can find them on Crowdrise. All money raised will go to the research and education of stomach and esophageal cancer.

All money raised will go to the research and education of stomach and esophageal cancer.


Facial Hair Fights Cancer for DFF in November

ManNovember 2014 was DFF’s Third Annual The Great Network Next Mustache-Off! We had a great group of men & women supporting stomach and esophageal cancer research right in their office. Thank you Adam and Shell Oil for another successful year!


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