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The American Cancer Society Mission Boost grant helps rescue science that sometimes falls into the valley of death, where promising research comes to an abrupt end because it otherwise can’t get the funding it needs to cross the bridge between discovery and helping patients. Read about 4 of the cancer researchers who are using Mission Boost grants today.
Cervical and breast cancer survivor Christine E. Sprecher needed treatment for a long-term side effect but had no place to stay until she found the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge program.
When John Christman’s doctors diagnosed him with pancreatic cancer in 1989, he was what he calls “just a regular guy.” Today Christman is 62, recently retired, and looking forward to a long, fun life with his grandchildren.