Lance Armstrong Foundation: Selection Of Exec. Dir. For Cancer Prevention and Research Institute Of TX

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Today, the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) released the following statement from President and CEO Doug Ulman, a three-time cancer survivor, regarding the selection of William H. Gimson as Executive Director of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

"The LIVESTRONG movement welcomes Bill Gimson to Texas as the Executive Director of CPRIT," said Doug Ulman, President and CEO of the LAF. "Bill's service and leadership in the health field uniquely qualify him to lead our state's efforts in curing cancer. We look forward to working with him to make CPRIT a global leader in the fight against cancer."

About The Lance Armstrong Foundation:
At the Lance Armstrong Foundation, we fight for the 28 million people around the world living with cancer today. There can be -- and should be -- life after cancer for more people. That's why we kick in at the moment of diagnosis, giving people the resources and support they need to fight cancer head-on. We find innovative ways to raise awareness, fund research and end the stigma about cancer that many survivors face. We connect people and communities to drive social change, and we call for state, national and world leaders to help fight this disease.

Anyone anywhere can join the fight against cancer.
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