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Cover Story 

Lyda Hill commits $50 million to unprecedented assault on cancer

The Dallas-based businesswoman's transformational gift is the largest single private philanthropic contribution to date in support of MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program, an ambitious effort to dramatically reduce cancer deaths.

In recognition of Hill’s generosity, the institution will name the Lyda Hill Cancer Prevention Center in her honor.

Survivors Say

Three generations of survivors

Tom Bates is co-owner of Glendarroch Homes. A graduate of Texas Christian University and former Horned Frogs baseball player, he lives with his wife and four children in Fort Worth.