Learn To Beat Cancer

Learn To Beat Cancer provides education and research opportunities for middle school students, their families and teachers. This program focuses on engaging Cleveland area middle school students, their families and teachers in exciting active learning, hands-on participatory education programs to increase their knowledge about cancer, introduce them to strategies for risk reduction and disparity elimination, and excite them about the possibility of pursuing careers in cancer research.

Students will participate in series of successive workshops designed to sequentially introduce cancer to students over three years of middle school and initiate their pursuit of careers in cancer research. Students in their 8th-grade year will have the opportunity to engage in a capstone research project.

2021 Session Information

Sessions will be on Saturdays 11:00 AM-12:00 PM beginning in February.  

February 13: What is Cancer?

February 20: Cancer Prevention

February 27: Cancer Disparities

March 20: Breast Cancer and Treatment

March 27: Colon Cancer

April 10: Lung Cancer

April 17: Blood Cancers

April 24: Skin Cancers

May 1: Advanced Treatment Options 

Application Information

New students are welcome to participate. For more information contact Nathan Berger, MD (nab@case.edu) or Rachel Perovsek (rkp16@case.edu) for details.