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Pancreatic Cancer ResearchPCAWNY honors pancreatic cancer researchers

The Pancreatic Cancer Association of Western New York hosted a reception on July 17, 2014, in Greece to celebrate the work of Aram Hezel, M.D., and Hartmut “Hucky” Land, Ph.D., who recently were awarded a $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute. The grant will fund research that Hezel and Land began with seed funding from PCAWNY.

Golf tournaments support cancer research

  • The fifth annual Michael F. Contestabile Memorial Golf Tournament at Shadow Pines Golf Club in Penfield raised $18,000 for pancreatic cancer research on July 14, 2014.
  • The KM Memorial Golf Tournament at Mill Creek Golf Club in Churchville raised $4,000 for brain cancer research in June 22, 2014.
  • The American Junior Golf Association Rolex Girls Junior Championship at The Country Club of Rochester in Pittsford, raised $20,000 for Wilmot Cancer Institute on June 9, 2014. 

STEEL Lillies walk and run to benefit sarcoma research

The third annual STEEL Lillies 5K Run/Walk at the Webster Recreation Center in Webster raised $17,000 for sarcoma research on June 8, 2014.

Dado Fashion ShowDado’s spring show wows, supports breast cancer research

Dado Boutique’s Spring Fashion Show at Restaurant Good Luck in Rochester raised $14,000 for breast cancer research on May 6, 2014.