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October 2012 Issue

Upcoming Events 

QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” Event
4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24
Live on QVC or at

Tune in for the 19th annual QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale" event, a charitable shoe sale featuring more than 90,000 pairs of name-brand shoes at half their manufacturer's retail price. Net proceeds benefit breast cancer research and educational institutions, including the Siteman Cancer Center. Visit the QVC website for more information or click here for a press release about last year's sale.

Sneak Peek @ Saks
5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25
Saks Fifth Avenue
One Plaza Frontenac
St. Louis, MO 63131

Join Saks Fifth Avenue for an exclusive sneak peak at the store’s renovated main floor, including a new signature ladies shoe salon and redesigned contemporary apparel, handbag and accessories departments. Saks will donate 10 percent of the night’s sales to Siteman. Tickets cost $250, which includes a $100 Saks gift card, or $175, which includes a $50 Saks gift card. In addition, guests will enjoy complimentary food and cocktails. To register, call 314-935-5511.

GIST Gathering
7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27
Steinberg Building
Barnes-Jewish Hospital North
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

This free educational and support program is designed for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) and their caregivers. A light breakfast and lunch will be served. To register, call 800-600-3606 by Oct. 22. Click here for a list of speakers.

7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 2
2201 Locust St.
St. Louis, MO 63103

A party to celebrate the “Rock Docs” making a difference at Siteman and cutting-edge “Rock Star Research” being conducted at the cancer center. Tickets cost $125 or two for $200 and include food stations and desserts, premium open bar and complimentary valet parking. Tickets for the afterparty only, which begins at 9 p.m., cost $40 and include premium open bar and complementary valet parking. Click here for information or to purchase tickets.

Head and Neck Cancer Screening
8 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 3
11th Floor, Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

This free screening is aimed at those who smoke, chew tobacco or consume alcohol regularly. Those who experience mouth and throat pain, lumps in the neck, sores in the mouth, hoarseness, persistent cough or difficulty swallowing also are encouraged to attend. To register, call 800-600-3606.