EHE International Donates Window Display to the DeGregorio Family Foundation Supporting Research & Education for Stomach and Esophageal Cancer

EHE International’s generous donation of their window display at 10 Rockefeller Center increased awareness of these deadly diseases and the need for funding research into the causes, prevention and treatment of these cancers. If you are in the area, please take a visit!

Read the press release here.

Here is a look at the window display’s running video:

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. Many thanks to Mind File Multimedia, Inc. for their beautiful work.


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

The DeGregorio Family Foundation for Gastric and Esophageal Cancer is pleased to announce our 5th annual funding opportunity for gastroesophageal malignancies.  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.

Deadline: November 3, 2014. Up to $250,000 over two years will be awarded.  

Funding Period: January 1 2015- December 31, 2016

Amount: $250,000 for entire grant period. ($225,000 direct, $25,000 indirect).



Team DeGregorio is participating 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. There are currently 20 open spots on the team. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lynn DeGregorio at lynn@degregorio.org. All money raised will go to the research and education of stomach and esophageal cancer.


Facial Hair Fights Cancer for DFF in November

ManNovember 1st begins DFF’s Third Annual The Great Network Next Mustache-Off! We have a great group of men & women supporting stomach and esophageal cancer research right in their office. Last year they raised almost $20,000!

This annual event is led by Adam Witkop, whose father passed away from esophageal cancer in 2013. We are extremely grateful that both Adam and his sister, Kristen, have spearheaded fundraising events for the DeGregorio Family Foundation.

If you are interested in hosting your own office event, contact lynn@degregorio.org.

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