Giving to the Tulane Cancer Center
Below are several options for your philanthropic support of the Tulane Cancer Center. If you would like to support a particular project or area of research that is not listed below, please contact Melanie Cross at 504-988-6592 or email@example.com to instruct how you would like your donation to be used.
Donations via check: Please send your check (made payable to Tulane Cancer Center) to: Tulane Cancer Center, ATTN: K. Green, 1430 Tulane Ave., Box 8668, New Orleans, LA 70112. Please include a notation in the memo portion of the check or in accompanying correspondence directing how you would like your donation to be used. Please also indicate if your donation is in memory of or in honor of a friend or loved one.
Donations via credit card: If you would like to make your donation via credit card, please click on one of the links below, which will take you to our secure credit card portal.
Questions? Please contact Melanie Cross at 504-988-6592 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tulane Cancer Center Research Fund
One of the unique aspects of care at an academic cancer center is the close partnership between the cancer clinicians who directly care for patients and the basic scientists who make the laboratory discoveries that in turn bring new treatment options to the clinical setting. At Tulane, our cancer teams include dozens of laboratory scientists who study cancer at the molecular level and use the data they obtain as well as communication with our clinicians to constantly explore new avenues in the hopes of better understanding cancer and how to cure it. Our patients benefit from this "lab bench to bedside" philosophy. The Tulane Cancer Center offers donors the option of supporting our basic science research efforts in particular cancer sites, such as prostate or breast cancer, through site-specific funds, as well as the option to more broadly support our researchers through the general cancer research fund.
Patient Relief Fund
The Patient Relief Fund was established in 1998 to help our patients in need meet unexpected expenses associated with their care. The Fund started as an alternative to small gift giving among faculty and staff. Instead of a tangible gift, the recipient receives an acknowledgement card stating that a donation to the Fund was made in their honor by the donor to spread solace to those in need throughout the year. The Patient Relief Fund is often the only source available to our patient navigator to solve an urgent problem for our patients. Over the years, this fund has provided help with everything from transportation, meals, and short-term housing to rental assistance for those facing eviction.
Prostate Cancer Research Fund
The Tulane Cancer Center provides cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation with an emphasis on convenience for our patients and their families and with a team approach to comprehensive prostate cancer care. Our Prostate Cancer Team includes world-class clinicians, plus laboratory scientists who study cancer at the molecular level and use the data they obtain as well as communication with our clinicians to constantly explore new avenues in the hopes of better understanding cancer and how to cure it. Our patients benefit from this "lab bench to bedside" philosophy.
Tulane Arts in Medicine Fund
The Tulane Arts in Medicine (AIM) program - a component of the Patricia Trost Friedler Center for Psychosocial Oncology - seeks to provide arts-related workshops, activities, events and performances to patients, caregivers and families at Tulane Medical Center and Tulane Hospital for Women and Children. AIM recognizes the integral role of the arts in healing the spirit and transforming the hospital experience. Our goals include improving the quality of care through integrated arts programming, fostering a positive environment and sense of community for patients and staff, and beautifying the hospital space by providing specialized art activities, one-on-one projects, hospital wide decorations, Music Therapy sessions, relaxation groups, creative writing opportunities and more.