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Dr. Stanley Marks

Stanley M. Marks
Blood Cancer Research Fund

Stanley Marks, MD

  • ​Chairman, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

  • Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at UPMC Shadyside

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

2019 James Conner
Courage Award Recipient:

Harrison Brown

Harrison Conner

2019 Perry R. (Dick) Swanson
Humanitarian Award:

Joe Curtin

Joe Curtin

2016 James Conner Courage Award Recipient

2016 James Conner Courage Award Recipient

James Conner, Leukemia Survivor
James Conner was honored at the 2016 Stanley M. Marks, MD Golf Classic and it was that year that the annual Courage Award was renamed in his honor. In 2015, as a junior running back for the University of Pittsburgh, James was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma...
James Conner accepts the newly named "James Connor Courage Award."


Best Doctors

Best Doctors of America in Hematology and Medical Oncology

Hillel Academy Outstanding Alumnus

Hillel Academy Outstanding Alumnus

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Top Physicians in America


The Stanley M. Marks, MD
Annual Dinner

May 15, 2020

PNC Champions Club at Heinz Field

Golf Classic

The Stanley M. Marks, MD
Golf Classic

May 18, 2020

Laurel Valley Golf Club

Our Mission

The Stanley M. Marks Blood Cancer Research Fund continues to make an indelible impact on the overall body of knowledge of cancer treatment, detection and prevention, the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, and the 74,000 patients it serves annually. It does so by supporting highly innovative research at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center aimed at the development of new and more effective therapies for patients with all types of cancers as well as early detection and prevention strategies to reduce the burden of cancer regionally, nationally and globally.