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Relay Leap Day challenge was a success!

Thanks to the fundraising efforts of our volunteers we exceeded our goal. 

On February 29, the Relay program had one simple goal, to raise $175,000 – the average cost to fund a research grant for an early career scientist. Relay participants exceeded our goal of $175,000 by raising nearly $261,000 in one day!  

All "1 Day of Change" donations will directly support researchers and the vital work they do every day to fight cancer. Researchers like:

  • Rebeca San Martin, PhD, who learned about cancer at a young age and went on to dedicate her life to research. Today she studies how genes are folded and packaged in the nucleus to better understand prostate cancer.
  • Barzin NabetPhD, who sees cancer research as important and challenging work and currently focuses on translational lung cancer research to better understand which patients respond to certain therapies and why.

Thanks to our supporters, we funded potentially lifesaving cancer research in one day!

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