Maryland Cures Cancer Regatta, June 24: Save the Date!

Regatta to help cure cancer

Set sail on Saturday, June 24, 2023, to help cure cancer in the Maryland Cures Cancer Regatta, previously known as the Maryland Leukemia Cup, a CBYRA-sanctioned event organized by Eastport Yacht Club (EYC) with the assistance of Annapolis Yacht Club, Herrington Harbour Sailing Association, Maryland Yacht Club, and Rock Creek Racing Association. After the race, sailors may attend the Rock the Docks for a Cure Party onshore at EYC.

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EYC will host the Maryland Cures Cancer Regatta. This event was previously known as the Maryland Leukemia Cup. Photo by Al Schreitmueller

This year the regatta will benefit the Roslyn and Leonard Stoler Center for Advanced Medicine, the new home of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC), one of the top cancer treatment and research centers in the country. Regatta organizers have chosen to broadly support UMGCCC’s innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating all types of cancer. Several important facts:

• UMGCCC is one of only 53 cancer centers across the United States designated as “comprehensive” by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health.

• UMGCCC has the most advanced cell therapy research and production laboratory in the region which is developing the next generation of cellular therapies for blood cancers.

• UMGCCC is a national leader in developing immunotherapy approaches that train a patient’s own immune system to fight cancer.

Please join us for a fun event to strengthen the future of cancer care for all Marylanders and beyond. We are fortunate to have this center in Maryland where our families, friends, colleagues, and neighbors can benefit from the groundbreaking discoveries made right here. For registration and race details visit MdCuresCancer. To form a fundraising team or donate, visit

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