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Cancer Sucks, Inc., a Bixby-based organization, will present Children’s Hospital Foundation with a $10,000 donation that will help transform the health of Oklahoma’s children by funding pediatric cancer research to be used in the study of genetics.
The donation marks another significant stride toward establishing an endowed chair in pediatric genetics. To honor the generous gift, an exam room in the Jimmy Everest Cancer Center/OU Children’s Physicians Building will bear the Cancer Sucks, Inc. name.
Genetics testing is critical to increasing our ability to answer questions regarding how cancer develops, diagnosing subtypes of cancer and making it possible to prevent such disease.
“This contribution is essential to continuing research in genetics as it is an extremely important field to cancer,” said Kathy McCracken, CHF Executive Director. “Cancer Sucks, Inc.’s commitment to cancer research and healthcare for Oklahoma’s children is steadfast and has endured over many years.”
The contribution is inspired by Cancer Sucks Inc.’s deep desire…
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