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Enjoy a VIP Day at the Ballpark While Raising Funds for Cancer Research

Enjoy a VIP Day at the Ballpark While Raising Funds for Cancer Research

Help raise funds for cancer research while enjoying a VIP experience at the Pack the Park Pink Salt Lake Bees game on May 7. This annual event raises awareness about breast cancer and funds for breast cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). This year the HCI Women’s Disease-Oriented Team is teaming up with Huntsman Cancer Foundation and the Bees to offer a special VIP package. For a minimum contribution of $300, you can enjoy these perks:

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The Huntsman 140: 140 Miles for a Cure

The Huntsman 140: 140 Miles for a Cure

This June, hundreds of cyclists will hit the road between Delta and Salt Lake City, Utah. Many will ride 25 miles, a few will ride the full 140. All will ride to find a cure for cancer. Now in its sixth year, the Huntsman 140 event is a fundraiser to support cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). This year’s goal is $525,000.

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 Cancer Champion: Jeff Warren

Cancer Champion: Jeff Warren

The day after Christmas in the year 2000, Jeff Warren received devastating news: he had stage IV head and neck cancer, which gave him—at best—a 25% chance to live five years. His radiation oncologist could see Jeff struggling with the diagnosis. The physician wrote down his home phone number and gave it to Jeff, saying, “If there’s anything you need, anytime, call me. I’m here for you.” That moment made an impression on Jeff. He says, “I realized I was working with a physician who felt he and his institution had some skin in the game. It wasn’t just that I was a patient, or a number, or one of the many. To him I was an individual.”

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