There’s a new weapon in the fight against cancer, and it comes in the unlikely form of a lacrosse stick.
Four high school boys’ teams and two National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college men’s lacrosse teams came together in Houston March 13 for The Kinkaid School’s inaugural “Beating Cancer With a Stick” Lacrosse Classic to raise money for the MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital.
About 2,000 spectators turned out to watch the marquee match-up between the University of Notre Dame and Fairfield University, the grand finale to the preceding games between the four high school teams.
Johnson of San Antonio joined MD Anderson’s Advance Team in 2009. She co-founded the Teal Lunch for Life in 2008 to raise money for the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program at MD Anderson. Kim and her husband, Clyde Johnson IV, with his parents Paula and Clyde Johnson III, are co-chairs of the inaugural A Conversation With a Living Legend® in San Antonio, Oct. 29, honoring former President of Mexico Vicente Fox. Full Story
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In the Summer 2010 Issue:
- Beauty and the Beast
- Halliburton offers a Helping Hand
- A Message from John Mendelsohn
- Lacrosse Provides Unique Way to beat Cancer: With a Stick
- Atlanta Legends Event Featuring Sam Nunn Exceeds Fundraising Goals
- iPromise: Kim Johnson
- Avon Walk in Houston Sets New Standard
- Run for the Rose Rooted in Mom's Can-Do Attitude
- Survivor's Say: Mike Shad
- Research Highlights:
- Second-line CML Drug Evokes Faster Response, Fewew Side Effects
- CA-125 Blood Test Shows Promise in Detecting Ovarian Cancer
- Selenium Shows No Benefit in Preventing Lung Cancer
- Heated Chemotherapy: New Option for Rare Pediatric Abdominal Cancer
- Donors Make a Difference:
- Cancer Suvivor and Wife Say 'Thanks a Million' to Oncology Team
- Teak Tree Farm Bears Fruit in Planned Gift
- On Cancer Journey Together, Couple Makes Path Easier for Others
- Cancer Proves No Competition for Polo Player
- Advanced Practice Nurse Peg Fields Receives Prestigious Arceneaux Award
- UT MD Anderson No. 1 in Cancer Care
- Osteoporosis Group Honors Couple for Strengthening Bone Health Awareness
- Cancer Genetics Pioneer Wins Margaret L. Kripke Legend Award
- Texas Business Women Honors Professor's Outstanding Achievements
- Upcoming Events
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