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GAC reported that in 2016 its cumulative funding from events across the country approached $24 million since 1997.
Thirty teams played in the 2016 Golfers Against Cancer Longpré Pro/Am. The Pros and their teams played 2 courses, Deerwood Club and the Island Course at Kingwood Country Club. Total purse for the event was one of the largest in … Continue reading
Actor Chris Rich (left) and GAC co-founder Bobby Jones at the 2015 tournament at The Clubs of Kingwood. Photo by Hugh Hargrave. A few sage words of advice from his wife changed Bobby Jones’ life: “If you feel this way, … Continue reading
Best in Texas. 4th in the U.S. Texas Children’s Hospital again ranks fourth among the approximately 180 pediatric centers surveyed by U.S. News & World Report in their 2016-17 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. Consistently ranked as a national leader, … Continue reading
The links below describe cancer research efforts that were seed funded by the GAC at the University of Houston. This first paper (Tennakoon et al) was initially published in 2013 but the final format was published in print the following … Continue reading
Houston Research Grants Since 1997 by Cancer Type Cumulative funding by Houston since inception totals over $7.2 million, attracting an additional $5.5 million in matching funds.
GAC 2015 Grant Highlights 2015 was an outstanding year for Golfers Against Cancer nationwide. GAC’s fund raising efforts provided over $661,000 in research grants during the 2015 fiscal year. These grants attracted matching funds of $332,000. When combined, GAC research … Continue reading
Thirty five teams played in the 2015 Golfers Against Cancer Longpré Pro/Am. The Pros and their teams played 2 courses, Deerwood and the Island Course at Kingwood Country Club. Total purse for the event was one of the largest in … Continue reading
Cancer has stubbornly held tight to all its secrets…but one University of Houston center is getting closer to unlocking them. Here’s this week’s UH Moment. By: Marisa Ramirez, September 30th, 2015 06:00 AM “Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest … Continue reading
His body ravaged by chemotherapy treatments, retired radio engineer John Kanzius spent months in his basement in 2003 cobbling together a makeshift tumor-killing machine. Kanzius had no medical background. He had been a ham radio operator and the owner of … Continue reading