A Cure For GI Cancers

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According to CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, in the year 2016, 304,930 people in the United States will be diagnosed with a gastrointestinal cancer and an estimated 153,030 people will die from this disease group. Here at The Ruesch Center we keep an open portfolio of at approximately 20 clinical trials at any given time. We produce approximately 40 research publications and provide over 10 educational opportunities each year. We see an average of 700 new patients annually and have a team of 30+ clinicians to see you through every stage of your cancer journey. BUT, we can always do more. With your continued support we can move closer to a cure for GI cancer.

Ways to Give

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Online

Make a pledge using the online portal. Be sure to select "Ruesch Center" from the menu.

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Phone

To speak to someone directly about making a gift, please call 202-687-2222.

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Mail

Attn: Alex Tauscher
The Ruesch Center
Office of Development
3300 Whitehaven St NW Ste 4000
Washington, DC 20007

Gifts to the Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers advance cutting-edge research and make a difference in the lives of patients.

For questions, please contact Alex Tauscher, Associate Director of Development, at 202-687-1436 or Alexandra.Tauscher@georgetown.edu

 

 


Memorial & Tribute Gifts

Thank you for your interest in supporting The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers. Memorial and Tribute Gifts are a powerful way to honor or remember a loved one, friend, or colleague by supporting The Ruesch Center's mission to integrate scientific discoveries with a patient-centered philosophy to transform the standard of care.

If you would like to direct family and friends to make gifts to The Ruesch Center in lieu of flowers, the following is suggested wording for an obituary or other tribute:

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in memory of {deceased name} to support cancer research and patient care at:

The Ruesch Center
Office of Development
3300 Whitehaven St NW Ste 4000
Washington, DC 20007
or via ruesch.georgetown.edu/gift