2018 Discovery to Cure Events

Tealabration: Butterfly Release-A Celebration of Life for the Whole Family

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Tealabration - Butterfly Release - Sunday June 10th - Savin Rock Conference Center

Thank you to those who made the day a success!

Join us on Sunday, June 10 (rain or shine)

1 - 3:30 PM

Savin Rock Conference Center

6 Rock Street, West Haven CT 06516

1-2:30 PM

  • children's arts and crafts
  • local women vendors
  • raffles and snacks to purchase
  • live music from Sound Affect

2:30 PM - We will be honoring those women who are fighting cancers, survivors of cancer and remembering those who have fought and lost their battle


Register today - Admission is no charge. $25 for one butterfly $60 for three butterflies

Walk-ins Welcome but we can not guarantee a butterfly at the door.

It is recommended to purchase butterflies in advance. 

For more information about events, please e-mail Ruth Ann Ornstein at ruthann.ornstein@yale.edu

Day of Discovery Event - Saturday, May 12, 2018

Day of Discovery 2018

Join us to learn about exciting developments in women’s reproductive cancer research and urgent treatment advances. Kathy A. Cartell, Day of Discovery

Educate, Learn, Connect

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm

Registration will open at 8:45 am

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven Auditorium

55 Park St., New Haven CT 06511 

Please register via this google form by Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Questions:ruthann.ornstein@yale.edu or 203.901.0964 

Join us for a morning of dynamic speakers, plus question and answers with: 

  • Keynote Speaker: Rogerio C. Lilenbaum, MD Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology);Chief Medical Officer of Smilow Cancer Hospital 
  • Hugh S. Taylor, MD Anita O’Keefe Young Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale New Haven Hospital 
  • Gil Mor, MD, PH.D Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale University School of Medicine 
  • Elena Ratner, MD Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Co-Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology 
  • Peter E. Schwartz, MD John Slade Ely Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Vice Chair, Gynecology
Followed by lunch and an afternoon with patient speakers and breakout sessions that includes:
  • tour of research lab
  • genetics round table 
  • experience the DaVinci Robot
  • round table with doctors
  • health and fitness 

This year’s program is presented in memory of Kathy A. Cartell in appreciation of her family and friends and the generous ongoing contributions of Broadway Fights Ovarian Cancer.

  • Discovery to Cure High School Internship Open House - To Be Announced
  • Discovery to Cure 2018 Walk Kick-Off Event - Sunday, June 10, 2018 
  • Discovery to Cure Walk - Sunday, September 30, 2018

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

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