Causes Cancer

Support excellence in cancer care and research

Your gift is a gift of hope to patients and families. Your generosity supports vital services and fuels innovations that will transform the future of cancer care and prevention.

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Watch: Precision Cancer Prevention

Precision prevention cancer research is one of the key priorities of the Byrne Family Cancer Research Institute at Dartmouth Cancer Center. Meet some of the dedicated scientists and clinicians who are committed to stopping cancer before it starts.

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Dartmouth Cancer Research Inspires Hope


After losing their infant son to cancer, James and Eileen Savarese spent years backing cancer research at a large metropolitan hospital. Then they learned about the Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer and knew it was a program they wanted to support.

Charlie Savarese and his grandfather Chuck Ripp, napping together after one of Charlie’s chemotherapy treatments. Photo courtesy James and Eileen Savarese.

Cancer Testimonial

The Prouty is a splendid event that inspired me to give additional support to the Cancer Center. I encourage others to get involved with the Prouty—you’ll be moved by the experience, as I was.”

Tom Egan
Tom Egan

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Register today for the 41st Prouty

In 2021, more than 2,500 Prouty participants and volunteers raised $4 million for cancer research and patient and family support services. Let’s make 2022 even better! The Prouty 2022 will be held July 8-9.

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Friends fighting cancer

Be a friend and make a difference. You can create your own fundraiser to support cancer research and comprehensive services for patients and families.

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Dartmouth Cancer Center

Dartmouth Cotton Cancer Center is a critical resource for Northern New England and a national hub for cancer research and innovation. Our patients receive the most advanced, compassionate care and benefit from discoveries that will help all of us overcome cancer.