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The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research

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Charlotte, North Carolina - 28271 United States
Website: http://www.paulatakacsfoundation.org
The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research

The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research was founded in 2010 in Charlotte, NC to raise funds for sarcoma research. The foundation partners with Carolina Healthcare System's Levine Cancer Institute and Levine Children's Hospital to fund the sarcoma research program at these entities.

Sarcoma is a cancer of the bone and connective tissue, such as muscle, nerves, fat, and cartilage.  This cancer represents approximately 1% of adult cancers and 15% of pediatric cancers, and is severely underfunded by the National Cancer Institute and other government sources.  Private funding is desperately needed in order to improve quality of life and survival rates, which have remained at about 50% for over 4 decades.

Paula Takacs Fndn Sponsors First Sarcoma Investigator-Initiated Trial at Levine Cancer Institute

The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research, a Charlotte-based nonprofit, has sponsored the first investigator-initiated study at Levine Cancer Institute to evaluate a promising drug in both adult and pediatric patients with sarcoma. An investigator-initiated study means that the concept…

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