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Research & Education, John Wayne Cancer Institute

The John Wayne Cancer Foundation funded the establishment of the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) in Santa Monica, CA and continues to provide annual funding that supports JWCI’s world... Read More »


John Wayne Cancer Foundation Week at Roundup River Ranch

The Foundation donated $100,000 to Roundup River Ranch (RRR) in 2013 to send 40 child cancer survivors to a week-long summer camp for free. Since 2010, the Foundation has... Read More »


Support for Young Adults, First Descents Program

The John Wayne Cancer Foundation donated $25,000 to First Descents in 2013 to send young adult cancer survivors to 5 free weekend outdoor adventure camps. Each program served groups of... Read More »


Support for Young Adults, Athletes 4 Cancer

Since 2011, the John Wayne Cancer Foundation has donated $133,900 to Athletes 4 Cancer to make it possible for young adult cancer survivors to participate in 5 week-long support... Read More »


Support Retreats for Men Fighting Cancer, Reel Recovery

The John Wayne Cancer Foundation donated $25,000 to Reel Recovery in 2013 to send men cancer survivors to 5 free fishing retreats. Since 2005, the Foundation has funded $133,350... Read More »


John Wayne Cancer Foundation Block the Blaze – Youth Skin Cancer Education

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer?   If caught early and treated quickly, melanoma is 95-100% curable.

Since 2003, the John Wayne... Read More »


Screening for Breast, Prostate and Skin Cancers, Hoag Hospital

The Foundation funded $5,000 in 2013 to Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital’s to support skin cancer screenings for the uninsured.  Since 2005, The John Wayne Cancer Foundation has funded... Read More »


Cancer Education, Navajo Nation Cancer Conference, Arizona Myeloma Network

The John Wayne Cancer Foundation funded $10,000 in 2013 to the Arizona Myeloma Network to make it possible to put on the Navajo Nation Cancer Conference.  Since 2008, over $75,000... Read More »