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“There aren’t adequate words to describe the relief that parents feel when they can focus 100% on their sick child and not on whether they will have a home, water, or electricity to return to.” – Katie from Minnesota Learn More
“[We are] not alone in this fight. There are people out in this sometimes gloomy world who care and try to bring hope where most of the time it seems there is none.” – father of cancer patient Learn More
Join us for a fun day on the links at beautiful Argyle Country Club ! Don’t miss our guest speakers –
Breakfast Speaker:Dr. W. Marston Linehan: NIH/NCI Chief Urologic Oncology Branch. Pioneered the study of the genetic basis of kidney cancer. His team identified the genes for the common forms of kidney cancer and described the pathways of these kidney cancer genes. U.S. President Barack Obama invited Dr. Linehan to join him on a discussion panel at the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Summit at the White House on February 25, 2016.
Lunch speaker:Selena Wilkes: Retired LPGA pro-golfer with a cochlear implant, a grateful beneficiary of NIH research
All proceeds benefit a vital charity organization at the National Institutes of Health. The Friends of Patients at the NIH, supports patients and their families while receiving treatment and participating in important research protocols at the NIH.