Lurie Cancer Center Director Takes to the Dance Floor to Fight Cancer

Northwestern Medicine
Cancer Care/Oncology March 02, 2015

On March 13, 2015, Leonidas C. Platanias, MD, PhD, director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, will participate in Arthur Murray's tenth annual "Dancing With Chicago Celebrities."

Each year, all of the net proceeds from "Dancing With Chicago Celebrities" are donated to charitable organizations dedicated to fighting breast cancer in the Chicagoland area. The proceeds of this year's event will support cutting edge research in breast cancer prevention at Northwestern Medicine and the Lurie Cancer Center.


Show your support for Dr. Platanias in his efforts to raise money in the fight against cancer and buy a ticket or table for the event.

To make sure your ticket helps Dr. Platanias’s chances for the competition’s 2015 MVP Award, choose his name from the pull-down menu on the online payment form. You can also show your support for Dr. Platanias and his efforts to crush breast cancer by making a donation in his honor.

"Dancing With Chicago Celebrities" will take place on March 13, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, at 151 E Upper Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601. The lobby opens at 5:30p.m., and the show starts at 7:00 p.m.

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